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Former U.S. official and consultant David Glancy joins IWP faculty

Washington, D.C., July 25, 2013 – This fall, The Institute of World Politics will welcome to the faculty Dr. David A. Glancy, who will teach a new course on Forecasting and Political Risk Analysis.

“David’s experience in government, in the academy, and in the private sector makes him the model of a scholar-practitioner,” says IWP founder and president John Lenczowski. “We prize experts with this type of background, and we are pleased to welcome David to our school.”

Among his various fields of expertise, Dr. Glancy has specialized in strategic communications, international political-military relationships, and national security policy.

Dr. Glancy currently serves as an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton and is working on education technology issues with National Intelligence University.

Prior to joining NIU, Dr. Glancy served as an Assistant Professor (contractor) with the College of National 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.

Dr. Glancy received a Ph.D. and M.A. from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and M.B.A. from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, and B.A. from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.