Dr. Glenn W. Muschert
Dr. Glenn W. Muschert Professor
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Education
Technical Areas
Research Interests
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Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Prof. Dr. Glenn W. Muschert is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Colorado (USA, 2002) and a B.S. in International Studies from Drexel University (USA, 1992). He has formerly served on the faculty of Sociology, Social Justice, and Media Studies at Miami University (USA), and the Law and Society faculty at Purdue University (USA). His academic expertise lies in the sociological study of social problems and their solutions via social policy, and the use of digital technologies in social and economic development. In the academic fields of Sociology, Media Studies, and Justice Studies, he has written or edited a dozen academic volumes and special collections of journals, dozens of peer-reviewed academic articles, and dozens of chapters in academic volumes. He is currently serving as the Secretary of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, has served in numerous editorial positions on academic journals, and is the lead project manager for the book series “Agenda for Social Justice” (Policy Press, UK).

Education
  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder (USA), May 2002.
  • B.S. International Area Studies, Drexel University (USA), August 1992.
Technical Areas
  • Sociology,
  • Sustainable Development
  • Media Studies
  • Social Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Research Interests
  • Digital Technologies (ICTs)
  • Sustainable Development
  • Internet Studies
  • Social Problems
  • Social Innovation
  • Mass Media