Glenn Rand (born in 1944 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States) is an American photographic artist, educator and writer.[failed verification] He has produced photographic art that has been included in public museum collections throughout the United States, Japan, and Europe. He has written twelve books on photography and contributed regularly to magazines. In 2009 the Photo Imaging Education Association (PIEA) presented him with its “Excellence in Education Award” for his insightful contributions to photographic education.[failed verification]
After receiving his Bachelor of Art degree at Purdue University in 1966 with a Major in Humanities and Design, Rand continued on at Purdue acquiring a Master of Art in Industrial and Environmental Design in 1968.[additional citation(s) needed] During his studies at Purdue he became involved in Fine-art photography studying with Vernon Cheek. He received a High School Teaching Certificate in 1975 at Edgecliff College, and a Doctor of Education in 1978 at the University of Cincinnati. He did post-doctoral study and research as a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan.