Glen is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism in the Department of Management at Monash University. He also has the position of Director of Education in the Department
Glen's teaching and research interests are in tourism, and in 2012 Glen was awarded the Council of Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Educators (CAUTHE) Fellows Award, for significant contribution to hospitality and tourism education and research. His special areas of research interest are in the role of media in tourism, and in tourism higher education. He also has an active research interest in tourism in natural and protected areas. Reflecting the tourism and media interest, since being at Monash, he has been co-convenor of the International Tourism and Media (ITAM) conferences (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011).
Reinforcing Glen's interest in higher education, he has been awarded two Dean's Teaching prizes for his innovative development and delivery of an authentic-experiential unit, and another two prizes for co-implementation of the Research Skills Development framework. Merging the interests in tourism, media and natural and protected areas, Glen has been involved in number of projects partnered with protected area agencies. Recent research projects include one on pre-visit communication for parks agencies, another on park agency partnerships, and yet another on the non-use of urban and semi-urban parks by specific ethnic groups.