Glen Duerr

City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 440-665-8371

Active Term
May 5, 2020 - December 31, 2021

Glen Duerr was appointed to City Council in April 2020. Born and raised in the UK, he lived in Canada for a decade earning B.A. and M.A. degrees, before moving to Ohio in 2006 to start his Ph.D. in Political Science at Kent State University. 

In his career, Glen Duerr serves as Associate Professor of International Studies at Cedarville University, teaching courses on international relations, comparative politics, European politics, and research methods (quantitative and qualitative) among others. In 2016, he was awarded the Faculty Teaching Effectiveness Award at Cedarville University, and, in 2017, won the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE)'s Faculty Excellence Award.

Dr. Duerr is the author/editor of two books, and has also published 35 academic journal articles and book chapters. Additionally, he volunteers as a Policy Fellow for The Wallace Institute for Arctic Security (headquartered in Washington D.C.), advocating for a robust American foreign policy in the Arctic. A frequently sought after political commentator in the news, he has conducted over 500 interviews for local, national, and international news outlets. 

Glen is active in the community where he has taken on roles in his neighborhood and in the city. He and his wife, Rebecca, are members of University Baptist Church where they serve in a number of different capacities. 

Glen and his wife have three children: Declan, Harper, and Camille, all of whom attend Beavercreek City schools or are in preschool. He is a former semi-professional soccer player, and remains active running half-marathons and playing golf. 

Community Service:

Board of Zoning Appeals, 2018-2020 (Chair, 2019-2020)

Charter Review committee, 2013-2014

Villas at Kings' Crossing HOA Vice-Chair, 2013-2018


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