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Walter and Leonore Annenberg Chair of International Communication; Professor of Strategy and Statecraft


  • Strategic Communications
  • Political-Military Relationships
  • National Security Policy
  • Economic Statecraft
  • Political Risk Analysis and Forecasting
  • Propaganda
  • Influence
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Political Warfare
  • American Foreign Policy

Professional Experience

Dr. David Glancy, currently a Professor of Strategy and Statecraft at IWP, formerly served as an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton, where he worked on education technology issues with National Intelligence University.  Prior to joining NIU, Dr. Glancy served as an Assistant Professor (contractor) with the College of International Security Affairs (CISA) at National Defense University. Before being assigned to CISA, Dr. Glancy provided advice on strategic communications issues to a variety of government clients for Booz Allen Hamilton.

Dr. David Glancy has also held positions at both the State Department and Defense Department. At the State Department, he served as a Senior Advisor for Political-Military Affairs and was responsible for handling a number of high-profile issues (coalition political-military efforts in Iraq, issues related to our global military posture, piracy off the coast of Somalia). At the Defense Department, Dr. Glancy was a policy analyst and advisor with the Office of the Secretary of Defense. During his time at the Pentagon, Dr. Glancy served as the Director of the Global War on Terrorism Communications Group and worked as a special assistant with the Eurasia policy office.

Phone: 202-462-2101


  • Ph.D., Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • M.A., Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • M.B.A., Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Dearborn