A member of Haverford College's faculty since 1960, Glickman was the first director and campus co-ordinator of African Studies, part of the four college Consortium on African Studies, headquartered at University of Pennsylvania. He has served as visiting professor at universities in Tanzania, South Africa, Israel and in several states in the USA. He has authored, and edited and contributed to six books and numerous articles and reviews for a number of scholarly journals in political science and international relations. He is now a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, has served as Secretary of the American Political Science Association, and continues to serve as manuscript reviewer and book reviewer for several publishers and scholarly journals. He also consults for several government agencies and non-governmental organization.