Professor Wendy Tolson Ross

Wendy Tolson Ross Professor of Law
(806) 834-4932
Email: wendy.ross@ttu.edu

Wendy Tolson Ross is a Professor of Law at Texas Tech University. She received her B.A. degree from Texas Tech University in 1988 and her J.D. from University of Missouri-Columbia, in 1991. Professor Ross teaches Civil Practice Clinic, Negotiations Workshop, and Race and Racism. She also assists with the bar preparation in the Academic Support Program. Before joining the faculty at Texas Tech University, Professor Ross was an Instructor of Clinical Law at St. Mary’s University for six years, and Acting Associate Director for Academic Excellence for two years. Prior to entering legal education, she worked at West Texas Legal Services for almost eight years.

Degrees

B.A.,Texas Tech University, 1988

J.D., University of Missouri - Columbia Law School, 1991

Courses

Family Law and Housing Clinic, Marital Property, Negotiations, and Race and Racism

Publications

Throwing the Baby Out With the Bathwater: A Call To Reinstate the Drug Elimination Program, 18 J. Affordable Housing & Commun. Devel. L. 463 (2009).

Teaching Diversity Across Disciplines: Reflections from African American Faculty in Four Different Academic Settings,74 Educ. Forum 63 (2010).

Protecting the Unsophisticated Tenant: A Call for A Cap on Late Fees in the Housing Choice Voucher Program,34 Seton H. Leg.J.227 (2010).

The Negro National Anthem Controversy: Reflecting on Our Legacy To Define the Emerging Role of the Millennial Black Attorney,16 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 561 (2010).