Christina O. Spiesel

Senior Research Scholar in Law


Christina Spiesel is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. An artist, writer, and teacher with a background in technology, she was a participant on a commercial software development team and has been a pedagogue in digital environments for twenty years.

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


M.A., University of Chicago, 1965

B.A., Shimer College, 1962

Courses Taught


Christina Spiesel is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. She has been teaching in the legal academy since 1998, after responding to a call for visual education for lawyers made at the College Art Association in 1996. Spiesel is an artist and has been a beta-tester for an advanced natural language database management software program developed in the 1970s, a member of city government for nine years, and a member of a law school public interest law board. She has taught writing to college students using a local area network lab (LAN).

She has acted as a visual consultant on legal cases involving medical malpractice, negligence, counterfeiting, and a criminal appellate matter.