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: Spring 2014 Office Hours.

Additional Information


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

Course Offerings:

Spring 2014:

  • GOVT 314:  The American Judiciary
  • GOVT 412:  Constitutional Law - Rights & Liberties
  • HIST 308:   Special Topics - Civil Rights

Fall 2014 (tentative):

  • GOVT 314:  The American Judiciary
  • GOVT 411:  Constitutional Law - Separation of Powers & American Federalism
*Also cross-listed with HIST 308 American Constitution
    • American Government & Politics
    • Public Law & Courts
    • Constitutional Law & Theory
    • 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).
  • Research and Teaching Interests:

    Selected Publications: