John F. Stack, Jr.
John F. Stack, Jr., J.D., Ph.D., is Dean of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University.
Dr. Stack is also Professor of Politics and International Relations and Law at FIU. He specializes in ethnicity and world politics, administrative law, national security, and constitutional law. John Stack graduated from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Arts with highest honors in 1972. He earned his Master of Arts (1974) and Ph.D. (1977) from the Graduate School of International Studies of the University of Denver and his J.D. from University of Miami's School of Law in 1989. He was admitted to practice before the Florida Supreme Court in 1990.
He twice served as chair of the Department of Political Science, and has been editor of the Florida International University Press. He has also served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies, and as chair of the University Research Council. He was instrumental in the founding of FIU's College of Law, and chaired the search and screen committees for many of the top administrative positions.
Dr. Stack is the author, coauthor, editor, and coeditor of 13 books and 35 articles and chapters in edited books. His latest book is Globalization: Debunking the Myths (2009; second edition, 2010). The New Deal in South Florida: Design, Policy, and Community Building, 1932-1944 (2008), coedited with John A. Stuart, won the 2009 Silver Medal second prize in the Florida Book Awards for Florida Non-fiction. He is also coeditor of Courts Crossing Borders: Blurring the Lines of Sovereignty (2005) with Mary L. Volcansek.
As Dean of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at FIU, Dr. Stack oversees eight academic departments, including the Department of Criminal Justice, the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, the Department of Politics and International Relations, and the Department of Public Administration. Additionally, he also oversees the progression of 23 centers, institutes, and programs, including the African and African Diaspora Studies Program, the Cuban Research Institute, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the Václav Havel Center for Human Rights and Diplomacy.
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