Dr. Sussman and his diminutive companion Hootie at Graves Mountain, Virginia.
University Professor of Political Science
Glen Sussman received his Ph.D. in political science from Washington State University. He joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in 1992 where he teaches undergraduate courses in the field of American politics. He also offers Global Environmental Policy for the Graduate Program in International Studies (GPIS). He recently developed a new undergraduate course, "American Politics and Climate Change" and is offering a new course, "The Politics of Climate Change: Comparative Perspectives" for GPIS. His research focuses on environmental politics and policy, environmental opinion, science and environmental politics, and the environmental presidency.
Dr. Sussman's scholarship and professional activities include 5 books, over 90 journal articles, book chapters, and professional papers and approximately 100 lectures, interviews, panels, and speaking engagements.
He served two terms as chair of an eighteen member department, 2000-2006.