Professor E. Gregory Wallace teaches constitutional law at Campbell University School of Law with a concentration on church and state, firearms law and the Second Amendment, free speech, and constitutional interpretation.
Professor Wallace holds LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from the University of Virginia School of Law. His doctoral dissertation was entitled “Higher Call: Foundations of Religious Freedom in American Constitutionalism.” He received his J.D. degree with high honors from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock School of Law, where he graduated first in his class, was editor-in-chief of the law review, and won a national moot court competition. He also obtained an M.A. degree with honors from Dallas Theological Seminary. Before joining the Campbell Law faculty in 1995, Professor Wallace was a visiting professor at the University of Arkansas–Little Rock School of Law and served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Susan Webber Wright. He also has argued more than 150 cases in federal appellate courts, winning appeals in the Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth circuits.
Professor Wallace provides frequent commentary on constitutional issues at conferences, symposia, and in news reports, talk radio, and op-ed columns. He has given several presentations on religious freedom, the right to keep and bear arms, and judicial candidate speech. He served on the North Carolina Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Permissible Political Conduct by Judges and Judicial Candidates. He has taught on religious freedom as a visiting professor at the Handong International Law School in Pohang, South Korea, and has lectured on American constitutional law at Southwest University of Political Science and the Law in Chonqing, China and at Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China. He received the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Research in 2004.
Professor Wallace enjoys nature photography, seeing movies with his wife, watching his daughter play softball, and following the Carolina Hurricanes with his son. He and his family worship at Triangle Community Church, where he leads a community group.