Rachel J. Wechsler

Associate Professor of Law

School of Law

Senior Fellow

Center for Dispute Resolution

Associate Professor (courtesy)

MU Department of Sociology

Associate Professor (courtesy)

MU School of Social Work

Contact Information

Email rachel.wechsler@missouri.edu
Phone 573-884-3614
Address 206C Hulston Hall
Education JD, University of Pennsylvania
DPhil, University of Oxford
MSc, University of Oxford
BS, Cornell University

Areas of Expertise

  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Human Trafficking
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Restorative Justice
  • Victims/Survivors

About Rachel Wechsler

Rachel J. Wechsler is an associate professor of law at Mizzou Law and an affiliate faculty member in the MU School of Social Work and MU Department of Sociology. Professor Wechsler previously served as a research fellow at the Zimroth Center on the Administration of Criminal Law at the New York University School of Law. Her research focuses on gender-based violence and the criminal legal system. Her interdisciplinary work reflects her background in law and social science. She holds a doctoral degree in criminology and a master’s degree in evidence-based social work, both from the University of Oxford, and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Professor Wechsler’s scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Boston College Law Review, the Washington Law Review, the Fordham International Law Journal, the British Journal of Criminology, and Theoretical Criminology.

Professor Wechsler also previously served as the associate director of NYU’s Lawyering Program from 2019-2020 and as an acting assistant professor from 2017-2020. In this position, she received NYU Law’s Podell Distinguished Teaching Award in 2020. Previously, she was the 2015 McDougall Visiting Professor of International Law at the West Virginia University College of Law, where she taught International Human Rights Law. Prior to earning her doctorate, Professor Wechsler worked as a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York.

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