GLENN M. LINDEN
Glenn M. Linden, University Distinguished Service Professor and Associate Professor of History in Dedman College, received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Washington. He began his SMU career in 1968 as a faculty member in both history and education, later serving as chair of the Department of History from 1972-75 and the former Department of Education from 1975-78. His contributions to historic research and writing on the American Civil War, Reconstruction era and Dallas school desegregation have influenced scholars, educators and policy makers for 30 years. He has been president of the SMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors for the past 20 years. Professor Linden has been one of SMUís most active professors in service to the University. His honors include SMUís ďMĒ Award, the Willis M. Tate Award, Outstanding Faculty Award and the HOPE (Honoring Our Professorsí Excellence) Award seven times. In 2007 he was named SMUís first and only University Distinguished Service Professor. He recently was honored with the establishment of an endowed professorship bearing his name, to be based in the Clements Department of History. He retires as Professor Emeritus of History.