John K Glenn

Next Generation Leaders

John K. Glenn is policy director of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, a coalition of senior business, military and NGO leaders that advocates for strengthening global development and national security. He is also adjunct faculty at the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University, where he teaches the graduate seminar on transatlantic relations in the 21st century. He previously served as director of Foreign Policy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States where he led Transatlantic Trends, an annual survey of foreign policy attitudes in the United States and Europe, and as executive director of the Council for European Studies. He has written numerous scholarly books, articles, and policy briefs on contentious politics, social movements, and democratization. He holds a Ph.D. and master’s in sociology from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College.