Professor Holley-Walker teaches Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, and Administrative Law. Professor Holley-Walker has published numerous articles on issues of civil rights and education, including recent articles on No Child Left Behind, charter school policy, desegregation plans, and affirmative action in higher education. Her ongoing research agenda focuses on issues of educational equity and the governance of public schools. Before joining the University of South Carolina faculty, Professor Holley-Walker taught at Hofstra University School of Law. Prior to beginning her teaching career Professor Holley-Walker practiced civil litigation at Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP in Houston, Texas. She also clerked for Judge Carl E. Stewart of the Unites States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Professor Holley-Walker earned a B.A. from Yale University and her law degree from Harvard University.