Dr Glenn Davies was raised and educated in the north Queensland goldfield community of Charters Towers. He is currently Head of Social Science, Craigslea State High School in northern Brisbane.
Glenn’s 1988 James Cook University honours thesis and 2005 University of New England PhD were on the history of Australia’s republican past. During the past twenty-five years he has published numerous academic articles, newspaper and online columns, and chapters in books on the topic. He has taught political science at Illinois State University and history at Central Queensland University.
Glenn joined the ARM in 1993, was Forum Coordinator for Hinkler in the 1990s, and in 1999 ran the YES campaign at the Glasshouse Mountains booth. In 2005 he was elected to the Queensland Branch Council. In 2007 he was elected Queensland Branch Secretary and re-elected in 2009. In 2010 he was elected Queensland Branch Convener, ARM.
He is also the history editor and a regular columnist for Independent Australia and blogs monthly on republican issues.
Dr Glenn Davies brings a balance of academic knowledge and practical political understanding to the Australian Republican Movement.