Robert W. Glover
Robert W. Glover is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Honors, a joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the Honors College at the University of Maine. His research focuses generally on democratic theory, political engagement, and the politics of immigration. He also serves as a co-leaderof the Maine Chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network, a national organization that connects academic research to policymakers, citizens, and the media.Glover was recently named an Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation (ENACT) Faculty Fellow by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis University. This national program fosters civic engagement among college students by teaching them how to work with advocacy organizations, legislators and legislative staff members to impact state policy.
Professor Glover has published widely in academic journals such as Political Studies, Philosophy & Social Criticism, The Journal of Political Science Education, and Honors in Practice. He has also contributed numerous chapters to edited volumes. Professor Glover recently co-edited a book (with Daniel Tagliarina) on teaching and learning in political science, entitled Teaching Politics Beyond the Book: Film, Texts, and New Media in the Classroom (Continuum/ Bloomsbury Press). In addition, he has recently co-edited a book series, Honors Education in Transition, (Rowman and Littlefield) with Katherine O’Flaherty from Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, examining various dimensions of the future of honors education.