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Catharine Wells

professor

Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Telephone: 617-552-0937
catharine.wells@bc.edu
 

 


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BACKGROUND

Catharine Wells is a Professor of Law and Law School Fund Research Scholar at Boston College Law School, where she teaches and writes in various areas of legal theory, including Pragmatic Legal Theory, Feminist Jurisprudence and Civil Rights Theory. In addition, she teaches a class in American philosophy in College of Arts and Sciences. She is a nationally recognized expert on Pragmatism and its relationship to American legal theory. Prof. Wells has taught at a number of law schools including those at the University of Southern California, Stanford University, the University of Arizona and the University of Utah. Her law review articles have been published in many journals including the Harvard Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, University of Southern California Law Review, and the Northwestern Law Journal. Her current work in progress is a book on Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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EDUCATION

A.B., Wellesley College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
J.D. Harvard University

COURSES

Fall  2014: Torts, Advanced Topics in Civil Rights: Microaggressions
Spring 2015: American Pragmatism