Glen T. Martin, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Radford University in Virginia, USA. His BA degree is from the University of Buffalo, cum laude, induction into Phi Beta Kappa. His MA from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of CUNY, with distinction in the history of philosophy. He is Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at Radford University in Virginia and retains a scholarly research position with the University. He is Executive Director of the Earth Constitution Institute (ECI) and President of the World Constitution and Parliament Association (WCPA), cooperating worldwide organizations that sponsor the Constitution for the Federation of Earth. He is also President of the Provisional World Parliament that has been operating since 1982 under Article 19 of the Constitution for the Federation of Earth and, as President, has presided over the last five session of the Parliament.
For many years he has traveled and lectured worldwide on behalf of the Earth Constitution and the philosophical foundations of emerging world law, as well as on behalf of WCPA projects such as sessions of the Provisional World Parliament and the development of a World Court system. He has received many international peace awards, including the GUSI International Peace Prize in the Philippines in 2013, and has been invited to speak about the Earth Constitution at prestigious locations such as the Palacia Justicia of the Supreme Court of Lima, Peru. He is also President of International Philosophers for Peace (IPPNO) and President of Educators for Peace and Social Justice, based in India. He founded the Peace Studies Program at Radford University in 1992 and was Chair of this program for many years until his retirement from the University in 2021.
Dr. Martin is the author or editor of twelve books and hundreds of articles on global issues, human spirituality, and planetary solutions. Among is special areas of interest and expertise are the philosophy for religion, philosophy of law, and political philosophy. His most recent books include Global Democracy and Human Self-Transcendence: The Power of the Future for Planetary Transformation (2018) and Design for a Living Planet: The Earth Constitution Solution (2021). The latter book was endorsed by the famous founder of the Club of Rome, Dr. Ervin Laszlo, who declared: “The achievement of the Earth Constitution Solution would mark a milestone in humankind’s evolution into a true planetary species.”