Before founding The Cultural Soul Project, Dr. Glenn held senior level administrative and faculty positions at various colleges and universities, and some of those positions included: Vice President of Student Affairs, Chief Diversity Officer, Tenure Track Professor, Visiting Faculty Scholar, and Faculty Administrator focusing on the scholarship of Teaching and Learning. As a professor, Dr. Glenn has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses focusing on urban education, deconstructing multicultural education, the intersections of race and education on academic achievement, educational philosophy and theory, and critical hip-hop studies.
Dr. Glenn is a scholar, author, consultant, and keynote speaker, and his research interests include studying how hip-hop culture can offer sites of hope, possibility, and resistance against the social and structural marginalization that Black males face in inner city urban America, the college experiences of undergraduate Black males attending predominantly White institutions, systemic inequality in the workplace, and the intersections of race, faith, justice, and culture in society. Additionally, Dr. Glenn is part of an editorial team of scholars for the national Journal for Hip-Hop Studies, and he is the author of the book Critical Condition: Black Males and Multiculturalism in Higher Education – in this book, Dr. Glenn discusses the challenges, complexities, and possibilities of Black males and multiculturalism in predominantly White institutions of higher education.
Dr. Glenn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Portland State University, a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Lewis & Clark College, and a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Lewis & Clark College.