David F. Wells (born 1939) is a Christian theologian and an ordained Congregational minister. He is also the Andrew Mutch Distinguished Professor of historical and systematic theology at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts.
Wells has a ThM from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1967), a PhD from the University of Manchester (1969), and post-doctoral Research Fellow from Yale Divinity School (1973-74).
Dr. Wells began teaching at Trinity Divinity School in 1969, advancing to full professor and appointed chair of the department of church history. In 1977 he was named to the chair of the division of systematic theology. He joined the faculty at Gordon-Conwell full-time in 1979.