Glenn Fong

Clinical Associate Professor of Global Studies
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
1221

Biography

Glenn R. Fong is an associate professor of global studies at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is also the academic director of the schools Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management.

His areas of expertise include technology, global trade and industrial policies of the U.S.,Japan and China, government and business relations and international political economy.Chinese-American ancestry, Fong has contributed a lengthy list of commentaries monographs for some of the industrys most respected professional and academic periodicals. Included on the list of his contributions are Business and Politics, Issues in Science and Technology, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Comparative Politics, and the Journal of Policy Analysis & Management. In 1996, Fong authored Export Dependence vs. the New Protectionism: Trade Policy in the Industrial World.

In his published works, Fong has explored such global subject areas as the strategic reorientation of U.S. industrial policy, export dependence vs. protectionism, U.S. Pentagon-industry collaboration in technology development, international competition and Japanese industrial policy, and trade policy in the industrial world. He has earned awards and honors at several institutions, including Thunderbirds prestigious Hacker Faculty Prize for excellence in research and teaching; Research Fellow in Advanced Japanese Studies, Social Science Research Council and American Council of Learned Societies; Ameritech Research Fellow, University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs; Peace Studies Research Fellow, Cornell University; Highest Honors in Political Science and Distinction in General Scholarship, University of California,Berkeley.

Prior to joining the Thunderbird faculty in 1992, Fong, who has lived in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan and China, established an enviable reputation as top consultant to such high-profile clients as the national Academy of Sciences, U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, Japan Ministry of International Trade and Industry, also IBM Corporations e-Business Technology division.

He was an assistant professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago and also a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Universitys acclaimed Graduate School of Business Administration.

Education

  • Ph.D. Government, Cornell University.
  • M.A. Government, Cornell University
  • B.A. Political Science and Development Studies, University of California-Berkeley

Research Interests

Areas of Expertise:
Technology, trade and industrial policies of the U.S., Japan and China, Government/
business relations, International political economy, International Development

Courses:
Global Affairs Theory: Power and Principle, States and Markets in the Global Economy, Technology Policy and Entrepreneurship

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
TGM 515 Navigating Glbl & RBEs
TGM 575 Global Affairs Theory
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
TGM 353 Regional Mgmt Environment
TGM 515 Navigating Glbl & RBEs
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
TGM 468 States and Markets
TGM 577 International Organizations
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
TGM 575 Global Affairs Theory
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
TGM 577 International Organizations
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
TGM 575 Global Affairs Theory
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
TGM 505 States & Markets
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
TGM 505 States & Markets
TBX 598 Special Topics

Expertise Areas