Christina Wills

Christina Willis, Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Professor of Biology
College of Arts and Sciences
Science Center 220A


Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Biology, University of Arkansas


Christina Wills, Ph.D., obtained her doctorate in physiological ecology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. After working briefly at the Penn Genome Frontiers Institute, she moved to Kansas City to begin her professorship at Rockhurst University. She teaches classes in general biology, human anatomy and physiology, as well as comparative physiology. Her research interests include urban ecology, physiological ecology and educational assessment research. A long-time dancer, Wills began playing roller derby in 2014 and a year later was drafted into the Kansas City Roller Warriors, where she still plays today.