Dr. Malcolm Elliott Glover

Global Leadership Scholar and Humanitarian

Malcolm Elliott Glover, Ph.D. is a global leadership scholar and humanitarian who travels the world helping people solve problems. As a crisis manager, communication analyst, educator, and award-winning journalist, he has worked with governments and grassroots organizations in over eleven countries on five continents. For more than a decade, Dr. Glover has facilitated efforts to negotiate agreements among culturally diverse groups. He is founder and CEO of Glover Global, an innovative consulting firm offering strategies that empower individuals, engage communities, and enhance institutions.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Glover has counseled veterans and their families; developed programs that address the socioeconomic needs of the poor; and reported on important news events. Currently, he is an adjunct professor for several academic institutions and a program coordinator for the National Archives and Kettering Foundation’s Advise the President book series that explores the strategic decisions of U.S. presidents on domestic and foreign policy matters.

Dr. Glover is a graduate of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and the University of Central Arkansas where he received a Doctor of Philosophy degree. His doctoral research examined the interrelated nature of gendered leadership, conflict management, and cultural identity at a global nonprofit organization through an exploration of the ways leaders manage a multicultural workforce in an interdependent world.

Originally from Prince George’s County, Md., Glover came to Little Rock as a student at the Clinton School and took a job as a journalist at KUAR-FM, 89.1, shortly after graduating in 2007. Glover has won numerous awards for his reporting, including a series on the lives of military veterans of recent wars.

Dr. Glover has worked with NPR, MSNBC, MTV, USAID, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and several other institutions. Whether managing strategic partnerships, conducting scholarly research, teaching students, or crafting ground-breaking projects; Dr. Glover builds coalitions and improves outcomes for initiatives in the public and private sectors.