Assistant professor, director - Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute
Nakeina E. Douglas-Glenn, Ph.D., provides leadership for The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute and its programs. She also teaches in the M.P.A. program in the Wilder School. Douglas-Glenn is the recipient of the 2014 VCU President’s Outstanding Achievement Award.
Prior to coming to VCU, Douglas-Glenn served as a research and evaluation associate at the National Science Foundation. In addition, she was also an adjunct professor at George Mason University in the Department of Public and International Affairs. Douglas-Glenn earned her Doctor of Philosophy in public administration and public affairs from the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech. She has a Master of Social Work from Radford University and received her Bachelor of Arts in political science and Bachelor of Science in sociology from Virginia Tech.
Douglas-Glenn is active in the community and in professional organizations. She is an elected member of the American Council on Education’s Virginia Network executive board and serves as the institutional representative for Women's Network at VCU. She is also a member of the board of directors for the Health Brigade and the YWCA of Greater Richmond.