Chris Ogolla

Visiting Professor
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Office Location:
Raleigh Campus


Christopher Ogolla joined Campbell Law as a Visiting Professor for the 2018-19 academic year. Prior to Campbell Law, Ogolla taught at Savannah Law School from 2013-18 leading courses in civil and criminal procedure, evidence, health law, immigration law, and torts. At Savannah Law he was named professor of the year in 2015-16 and again in 2017-18. He was also an academic support instructor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, from 2010-13.

Ogolla’s scholarly interests cover the intersection of public health, policy, bioethics, and law. He explores various ways in which public health activities are constrained by statutes and the U.S. Constitution, and how courts have traditionally handled public health disputes.

Prior to legal education Ogolla worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta as an Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) research fellow. Additionally, he served as a public health specialist for the New York State Department of Health in New Rochelle, New York. 

Ogolla holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Arts in Anthropology and a Master of Public Health in Community Health Education from the University of Massachusetts, a J.D. from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and an LL.M. from University of Houston Law Center.