Professor Dorothy Glancy is nationally known for her extensive work in the area of privacy and transportation law. Under a grant from the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation, she directed a legal research project regarding privacy and intelligent transportation systems.
Glancy has taught at Santa Clara University School of Law since 1975, with the exception of brief periods where she served as visiting professor at the University of Arizona and as assistant general counsel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining the Santa Clara faculty, she practiced law in Washington, D.C., and then served as counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights during the Watergate Investigations. Upon graduation from law school, Glancy was awarded a Stevens Traveling Fellowship that took her around the world to interview women political leaders.