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Edward  Gallagher


Edward Gallagher is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1982), St. Thomas University (M.A., Pastoral Studies) and Villanova University (J.D., 1985).

Gallagher retired from the Department of Justice in 2022. Previously, He worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigations and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas.

He has held adjunct professor positions at Sam Houston State University developing coursework for the College of Criminal Justice’s online program. He has also been involved with the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, lecturing on the topics of trial advocacy, human trafficking, organized crime, and immigration crime.

Gallagher has taught Nation Security Law and Human Trafficking Law at the University of Houston Law Center since 2011.