Glen Browder graduated in 1961 at the Edmunds High School in Sumter. Then he made in 1965 his Bachelor of Arts at the Presbyterian College in Clinton in 1971 and his Master of Arts and a Ph.D. at Emory University in Atlanta (Georgia ). During this time he was in 1966 working as a sports journalist for the Atlanta Journal. Then he went to 1966-1968 employment as an investigator for the United States Civil Service Commission in Atlanta.
Browder had 1971-1987 at Jacksonville State University, a position as a professor of political science. In addition, he was 1978-1987 President of Data Associates in Anniston ( Alabama). Browder was between 1982 and 1986 a member of the House of Representatives from Alabama. Then he worked between 1987 and 1989 as Executive Officer ( Secretary of State ). He was elected at a by-election in the 101st Congress, there to fill the vacancy that was created by the death of Bill Nichols. Browder was re-elected three times in the U.S. Congress. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 4, 1989 to January 3, 1997. Browder decided in 1996 against a renewed candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, but ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. Senate. He has worked as a visiting professor at the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School since 1997, where his focus to the U.S. Congress and the Department of Defense of the United States plays. He also has a job at Jacksonville State University, where he is engaged in the American Democracy.