Professor Greg Wallace teaches constitutional law with an emphasis on religious freedom, the right to arms, and free speech.
He received the S.J.D. and LL.M. 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 at Little Rock School of Law, where he graduated first in his class. He also has an M.A. degree with honors from Dallas Theological Seminary.
Before joining the Campbell Law faculty in 1995, Professor Wallace served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Susan Webber Wright.
He is co-author of the third edition and online chapters of Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy, a law school textbook and treatise. His writings have been published in several law reviews, including the Tennessee Law Review, Florida State Law Review, and Penn State Law Review. He has received the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Research.
Professor Wallace is a member of the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the United States Civil Rights Commission and the North Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism. He has served on the North Carolina House of Representatives Select Committee on Community Relations, Law Enforcement and Justice and the North Carolina Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Permissible Political Conduct by Judges and Judicial Candidates.
He provides frequent commentary on constitutional issues at conferences and symposia as well as in news reports, media interviews, and op-ed columns. He has been a contributor to TheHill.com and has appeared on CBS News, NPR, and Bloomberg Law Radio, as well as North Carolina television and radio stations. He has been quoted by ABC, CNN, Washington Post, Associated Press, Newsday, Decision Magazine, and numerous state and local media outlets.
Professor Wallace has taught on religious freedom as a visiting professor at 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 also has argued more than 200 cases in federal appellate courts.
He enjoys competitive shooting, nature photography, and following the Carolina Hurricanes. He and his wife worship at Triangle Community Church, where he is an elder and leads a community group.