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Greg is the President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). He has authored two books–Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate and Freedom From Speech–and has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, TIME Magazine, the Boston Globe, Forbes, the New York Post, U.S. News & World Report, the Stanford Technology Law Review, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Reason, CNET, the Daily Caller, Congressional Quarterly, the Charleston Law Review, and numerous other publications. He is a blogger for the Huffington Post and Ricochet.com. Greg is a frequent guest on local and national syndicated radio programs and has represented FIRE on national television shows, including CBS’s Evening News and This Morning, NBC’s Today Show, CNN’s New Day, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Fox’s Special Report and The O’Reilly Factor, Fox Business’s Stossel and The Independents, and MSNBC’s Dr. Nancy. He has also has testified before the U.S. Senate about free speech issues on America’s campuses. In 2008 he became the first ever recipient of the Playboy Foundation Freedom of Expression Award, and in 2010 he received Ford Hall Forum’s Louis P. and Evelyn Smith First Amendment Award on behalf of FIRE.
Greg is a graduate of American University and Stanford Law School, where he focused on the First Amendment and constitutional law. Before joining FIRE, Greg practiced law in Northern California; interned at the ACLU of Northern California and the Organization for Aid to Refugees in Prague, Czech Republic; and was the development manager of the EnvironMentors Project in Washington, D.C. Greg, along with Harvey A. Silverglate and David French, is a co-author of FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus. Greg is also a proud member of the board of directors of Philadelphia’s Theatre Exile.