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Teaching Excellence Program

TEP Welcomes New Assistant Director

July 10, 2017

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Dr. Daymond Glenn is the Assistant Director of the Teaching Excellence Program and Visiting Assistant Professor. In his role as the Assistant Director of the Teaching Excellence Program, Dr. Glenn focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning, innovative and inclusive pedagogy, culturally responsive student-centered teaching, and developing programs to assist faculty in creating educational opportunities that foster success among diverse and underrepresented students.

As a Visiting Assistant Professor, Dr. Glenn teaches courses on critical hip-hop studies and contemporary African-American issues in urban America. Dr. Glenn has held senior level administrative positions and professorships at various colleges where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on race and education, hip-hop culture, educational theory, multicultural education, and urban studies.

Dr. Glenn’s 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 urban America, the college experiences of undergraduate Black males attending predominantly White institutions, and systemic inequality in the workplace. 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 Critical Condition: Black Males and Multiculturalism in Higher Education. In his 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.