Catharine Wells is a Professor of Law at Boston College Law School. She was educated at Wellesley College (B.A.), the University of California at Berkeley (M.A and Ph.D. in philosophy) and the Harvard Law School.(J.D.). Prior to entering law teaching, she served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Director of the Division of Public Charities within that office.
Professor Wells has written extensively in the fields of jurisprudence and legal theory. Her main focus has been on the application of pragmatic principles to various questions in contemporary legal theory and on the influence of Peirce and James on the jurist, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Her publications include: A Pragmatic Approach to Improving Tort Law; Why Pragmatism Works For Me; Pragmatism, Honesty, and Integrity;. Legal Innovation Within the Wider Intellectual Tradition: The Pragmatism of Oliver Wendell Holmes; Situated Decision Making; Improving One's Situation: Some Pragmatic Reflections on the Art of Judging. She has also written a number of articles on the experience of women and minorities in legal education.
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