Our Faculty

Our Faculty

Catherine B. Cowling, Instructor of Criminal Justice, has been at Campbell as a faculty member in August 2003. Before joining our department, Ms. Cowling served as a domestic violence attorney for Cumberland County Legal Aid for three years and as an adjunct professor of criminal law and mock trial coach to criminal justice majors at Campbell. She also served as a child support attorney for the Moore County Child Support Enforcement Agency, a law clerk for East Central Community Legal Services, and as a sixth-grade grade teacher at Dunn (North Carolina) Middle School. A three-time Campbell alumna, she received a Bachelor of Science in Social Science in 1993, a Master of Education in 1996, and a Juris Doctorate from Campbell’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in 1999. She also pursued postgraduate work in Criminal Justice through Capella University. While in law school, Cowling served as secretary of the Student Bar Association and as president of the Women-in-Law organization. She was also a member of the Christian Legal Society and a case summary writer for the Campbell Law Observer, a student publication of the law school. While an undergraduate at Campbell, Ms. Cowling, a Southern Pines, North Carolina, native, was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society and served as women’s campus president. She is presently a member of the North Carolina State Bar and has an adopted daughter, Elizabeth Laura.

David H Gray, Visiting Professor of Criminal Justice, has been at Campbell since August 2011. He is a native of California and completed his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University and holds a doctorate from the University of Southern California. A retired U.S. Air Force officer, Dr. Gray is also a former Foreign Service/Central Intelligence Agency officer and program director. He has extensive experience in the national and international security and intelligence communities and has completed assignments for the United States Departments of Defense, Energy, Homeland Security, Justice, and State, as well as, the United Nations, the Congress and the National Intelligence Council. He also served in a number of overseas assignments in various parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East and has worked with many defense, corporate, law enforcement, security and intelligence organizations and services worldwide. Specializing in International, National, and Homeland Security affairs, his expertise includes U.S. and international security and strategic studies; current global security issues; U.S. foreign and national security policy formulation and strategy; globalization and international security; political violence and insurgency; international terrorism; and international weapons proliferation.

Pam Burgett, Our Administrative Assistant, joined the department in May 2012. She was born in Redding, California and has presently lived in Coats, North Carolina for fourteen years. She has spent the previous eleven years working for Harnett County Schools at Coats Elementary where she has been a Teaching Assistant, Intervention Assistant and a School Bus Driver. Pam is married to Paul Burgett and they are parents of daughter Ayla, son Brendon and youngest daughter Cassandra.


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James Martin
Department Chair
(800) 334-4111 x:1480