Glenn Chambers

Glenn Chambers, 2020-21 Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program Fellow

Dr. Glenn Chambers is an associate dean in the Office of the Provost, Undergraduate Education (APUE) and professor in the department of History.  In APUE, Dr. Chambers leads projects associated with the implementation of the new student information system and engages relevant academic and administrative units to make policy changes necessary to advance undergraduate student success. As a faculty member, Dr. Chambers is a historian of the Modern Caribbean specializing in the former British colonies post emancipation.  He has authored two books on Caribbean immigration/migration along with a co-edited volume on the African Diaspora in addition to a host of scholarly articles.  Prior to assuming the associate dean position in APUE, Dr. Chambers was director of the African American and African Studies program at Michigan State where he helped initiate the transition of the unit from a program to a full academic department.