MU Closed Wednesday

With the forecast of “a wintry mix changing to snow,” Millersville University has decided to close the campus for Wednesday, November 26.  It is important to note that ALL classes will be held, as scheduled, the remainder of today and tonight.  Only essential personnel are to report on Wednesday. 

 Have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving.

 Policy on Snow Delays/Cancellations

Dr. Richard A. Glenn

Dr. Richard A. Glenn

Dr. Richard A. Glenn

Professor of Government and Political Affairs; Department Chairperson
Office: Fulton House Room 202
Phone: (717) 871-2279
Fax: (717) 871-2133

Office Hours

T: 10:45-11:45 AM and 1:30-2:30 PM
W: 10:45-11:45 AM
R: 10:45-11:45 AM and 1:30-2:30 PM
Comments: Fall 2014 Office Hours.

Additional Information


  • B.A., Carson-Newman College
  • M.A., University of Tennessee
  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Course Offerings:

Fall 2014:

  • GOVT 314:  The American Judiciary
  • *GOVT 411:  Constitutional Law - Separation of Powers

*Also cross-listed with HIST 308 Topics - Separation of Power and Federalism

Spring 2015 (tentative):

  • GOVT 314:  The American Judiciary
  • GOVT 412:  Constitutional Law - Rights and Liberties

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • American Government & Politics
  • Public Law & Courts
  • Constitutional Law & Theory

Selected Publications:

  • Search and Seizure. (With Otis H. Stephens, Jr.) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Press, 2006.
  • "The Exclusionary Rule." In Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, edited by Otis H. Stephens, Jr., and John M. Scheb, II. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006.
  • "Protecting Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism." In Practicing Law in a Post-9/11 World. Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Bar Association, 2004.
  • "Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism." (lead article in symposium, "Preserving Civil Liberties: Can we Balance Security and Freedom?") 40 Trial: Journal of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, No. 4 (April 2004): 18-38.
  • The Right to Privacy. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Press, 2003
  • "Thurgood Marshall." In Great American Lawyers, edited by John R. Vile. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Press, 2001.
  • "The Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton: The Democratic Party Perspective." In The Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party, edited by George Thomas Kurian. New York: International Encyclopedia Society, 2000.
  • "Segregation, De Jure." In Encyclopedia of the U.S. Supreme Court, edited by Thomas T. Lewis and Richard L. Wilson. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2000.
  • "Conscientious Objection." In The Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia, edited by Christopher B. Grey. New York: Garland Press, 1999.
  • "Bad Words." In Censorship: A World Encyclopedia, edited by Derek Jones. London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999.
  • "The (Dis)Establishment Clause: A Brief Constitutional History." 41 Journal of Theology, No. 3 (Summer 1999): 38-91.
  • "An Analysis of Pennsylvania’s Transition to State Funding of its Unified Judicial System." (monograph) Published by the Susquehanna Institute for Public Policy and the Allegheny Institute (July 1999).
  • "Campus Hate Speech and Equal Protection: Competing Constitutional Values." (with Otis H. Stephens, Jr.) 6 Widener Journal of Public Law, No. 2 (Spring 1997): 349-384.
  • "The Clinton-Gore Policy Agenda: Implementation Roles for the Tennessee Valley Authority Valley Resource Center." (monograph) Published by Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tennessee (Spring 1993).