Texas Tech University

Wendy Tolson Ross

Professor of Law; Director, Family Law and Housing Clinic; Director, Diversity

Email: wendy.ross@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-4932

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.

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  • B.A.,Texas Tech University, 1988
  • J.D., University of Missouri - Columbia Law School, 1991


  • Family Law and Housing Clinic


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).