Biography

 

Glenn is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He has formerly served on the faculty of Sociology, Social Justice, and Comparative Media Studies at Miami University (USA), and the Law and Society faculty at Purdue University (USA).  In the academic fields of Sociology, Media Studies, and Justice Studies, he has written or edited a dozen academic volumes and special collections of journals, dozens of academic articles, and dozens of chapters in academic volumes. Dr. Muschert has frequently served as visiting international scholar/adviser, and has collaborated research projects/colleagues in a variety of international contexts, including Turkey, the Palestinian State, the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, South Korea, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Finland, Greece, and Italy. He has served as associate editor for Teaching Sociology, and on the editorial advisory board of various journals such as Social Problems, Secrecy & Society, and the Turkish Journal of Sociology. Since 2009, he has served as Secretary and member of the Board of Directors for the Society for the Study of Social Problems. He has a track record of attracting internal and external funding for research projects. Major book publications include Theorizing Digital Divides (Routledge); The Digital Divide: The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective (Routledge); multiple volumes of the Agenda for Social Justice (Policy Press); Columbine, 20 Years and Beyond: Lessons from Tragedy (Praeger); and, Responding to School Violence: Confronting the Columbine Effect (Lynne Rienner Pub.) His research has appeared in a variety of academic journals such as Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice; International Journal of Communication; American Behavioral Scientist; Aggression & Violent Behavior; Humanity & Society; Homicide Studies; Disaster Health; Sociological Spectrum; The Gerontologist; Sociology Compass; Research in Social Problems & Public Policy; Criminal Justice Studies; Social Science Journal; Annual Review of Law & Social Science; Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; and Sociological Inquiry.