Glenna Jennings is an artist and professor whose work draws primarily from the history and practice of photography. She completed her MFA in Visual Arts at the University of California San Diego in 2010 and holds BAs in English and Spanish (Pepperdine), and a BFA in Photography (Art Center College of Design). Jennings has exhibited widely throughout the US, China, Europe and Mexico, and her work resides in multiple public and private collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Winda Cultural Center, Poland and AMNUA Museum in Nanjing, China. She was featured in the 2010 California Biennial and the 2014 Ping Yao Photography Festival in China. Recognition of her work includes a 2015 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and a Peter McGrath Human Rights Fellowship. Jennings is a passionate educator whose teaching, research and service inform her dynamic practice as an image-maker and advocate for social change. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of Dayton, Ohio, where she oversees the photo area, serves on multiple interdisciplinary initiatives, and stays active in the local community.