Vice President for Community Life, Chief Diversity Officer, and Assistant Professor of Urban Studies
Dr. Daymond Glenn is the Vice President for Community Life, Chief Diversity Officer, and Assistant Professor of Urban Studies at Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. In his role as Vice President for Community Life & Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Glenn oversees Student Affairs, Campus Ministries, and the Office of Diversity. Dr. Glenn has held administrative and faculty posts at various colleges where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on multicultural education, educational theory, educational foundations, and race and education.
Dr. Glenn’s research interests include the college experiences of undergraduate Black males attending predominantly White institutions, multicultural theory and practice, and he is carving out a new research niche that examines the complexity of hip-hop culture and its implications for understanding the experiences of Black males in schools and society.
Additionally, Dr. Glenn is part of an editorial team of scholars for the national Journal of 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.
In October 2014, Dr. Glenn was a guest on the public affairs radio show “Metroscope.” This local talk show airs on Portland’s Entercom family of stations. Listen to Dr. Glenn’s interview about Warner Pacific, diversity, and the hip-hop culture.