College of Law

Christopher C. Lund

Lecturer in Law

Christopher C. Lund is a professor of law at Wayne State University Law School, where he teaches a variety of courses. Excited to teach students, he has been voted Professor of the Year six times.

Lund's scholarly interests vary, but his principal focus has been in the field of religious liberty. His academic work has been published in student-edited law reviews, such as the Northwestern University Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, and the Minnesota Law Review, peer-reviewed legal journals, such as the Journal of Law and Religion; and peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journals, such as History of Religions. He joined Michael McConnell and Thomas Berg as the new co-author on their leading casebook, Religion and the Constitution, the fourth edition of which was published by Aspen in 2016. In 2017, he was awarded the Berman Prize for Excellence in Scholarship by the Law and Religion Section of the American Association of Law Schools.

Lund joined Wayne University Law School in 2009 from the Mississippi College School of Law. Before teaching, he clerked for The Honorable Karen Nelson Moore on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, served as the Madison Fellow at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and practiced law at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia. Lund earned his law degree with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law and his bachelor of arts from Rice University, summa cum laude, with majors in mathematics and psychology.

Last Updated: 7/3/19