Judge Glock received both his B.A. and M.A. in American History from the College of William and Mary, where he completed a thesis on the real estate market and the electric streetcar in Richmond, Virginia. After graduation, he spent two years doing historical research on Native American and environmental lawsuits for the Department of Justice, and one year teaching English in China. He is currently an ABD graduate student at Rutgers University, specializing in American financial and political history, and is completing a dissertation on the origins of federal intervention in the mortgage market.