Glenn Marcus, Adjunct Faculty

Glenn Marcus, served 13 years at the National Endowment for the Humanities, and then 12 years at PBS national headquarters, where he shared the portfolio of series such as THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, NOVA, and countless other primetime shows. Among many special assignments, he coordinated national programming for the 50th anniversaries of WWII and the Korean War, plus efforts on Vietnam and the Holocaust, and also served as liaison between school programming and primetime. He is the only national PBS staff member  to have received the Knight Journalism Fellowship, and now consults on a variety of media projects. Marcus has  taught graduate seminars at Hopkins on the history of the documentary; war on the screen; and the history of Washington, DC, and has lectured at universities from UC Santa Cruz to the University of Pennsylvania, plus chairing plenary sessions at several national academic conferences

He  received  a National Emmy nomination in the craft of writing, and has produced and/or written three PBS national  primetime documentaries:  THE WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL (2004); THE MARCH OF THE BONUS ARMY (2006) and HALLOWED GROUNDS (2009), on the 22 official US military cemeteries overseas holding our dead from  World Wars One and Two. Works in progress include Washington, DC: Symbol and City; The Battle Never Ends: A History of Disabled American Veterans Since 1776;  and,  for the upcoming centennial, America’s First World War.  Under the tutelage of his advisor Stephen Ambrose, Marcus had received a degree in history from Johns Hopkins.

Glenn Marcus