John F. Stack, Jr.

John F. Stack, Jr.
Professor of Political Science and Law


A.B., Stonehill College
M.A., University of Denver
Ph.D., University of Denver
J.D., University of Miami

Professor Stack holds a joint appointment as Professor of Political Science and Law. He is Director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies at Florida International University, and Director of the Ethnic Studies Certificate Program. 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 Institute for the Study of Public Policy and Citizenship, and as chair of the University Research Council. He was instrumental in the founding of the College of Law, and chaired the search and screen committees for many of the top administrative positions in the law school. A highly respected teacher, Professor Stack is the recipient of several university teaching awards, including most recently a Professorial Excellence Program Award by the State University System of Florida. Professor Stack’s teaching interests include American Constitutional Law, Comparative and International Law, and Administrative Law. He is the author and/or editor of nine books and more than 30 articles and chapters in edited books.