Dr. Glenn Fatzinger presents "Modern Globalization Since 1945 and the Backlash of Rising Populism"

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Great Falls Library

Join us for Modern Globalization Since 1945 and the Backlash of Rising Populism presented by Dr. Glenn Fatzinger.

Glenn Fatzinger graduated from Lafayette College with a BA degree in History, and after serving as a US Army Officer, completed an MA degree in History from Penn State University where he held a graduate teaching assistantship in the Department of History. He later completed an Ed.D. degree from George Washington University and MAS degrees in Business Management and Legal Assisting from Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). Dr. Fatzinger's federal government employment career included serving as a civilian historian for the US Air Force; a technical assistance specialist for the Economic Development Administration in the Department of Commerce; an education specialist with the Army Engineer School at Ft. Belvoir; and a writer-editor for the US Army Intelligence and Threat Analysis Center where he was awarded the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service. After retiring from the federal government, Dr. Fatzinger has taught business courses for more than 20 years at Marymount and Strayer Universities and is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at the NOVA Alexandria Campus where he teaches Western Civilization and early American History. Dr. Fatzinger has had a wide range of civic experience. He represented the Mount Vernon District on the Fairfax County Park Authority for four years that included acquiring Civil War Fort Willard and the Grist Mill Park and building the indoor ice rink-swimming pool at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center. Dr. Faizinger also served eight years on the NOVA College Board, including five as Board Chairman, and while on the Board, he co-founded the NOVA Educational Foundation that built the Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus and the Schlesinger Performing Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. He was recently inducted into the NOVA Alumni Federation's Hall of Fame for Outstanding Service to the College. In addition, Dr. Fatzinger is an accomplished musician who played 12 years in the Washington Redskins Marching Band and currently plays in the 80-piece NOVA Alexandria Campus Band and the Mount Vernon Community Band.

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