Savannah Law School (SLS) Associate Professor Christopher Ogolla has been named the 2017-2018 Professor of the Year. Professor of the Year is an honor bestowed by the students of Savannah Law School following a schoolwide vote.
Professor Ogolla teaches civil and criminal procedure, evidence, health law, immigration law, and torts. Before joining the faculty at SLS, Professor Ogolla worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.
Professor Ogolla is very well-educated! He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nairobi, his M.A. and M.P.H. from the University of Massachusetts, his law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, and his LL.M. from the University of Houston. His scholarly interests cover the intersection of public health, policy, bioethics, and law. To that end, 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.
Many congratulations, Professor Ogolla! This award is so well deserved. The Savannah Law School community has been positively affected by your passion for teaching. We thank you for all that you continue to bring to SLS!