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About John F. Stack, Jr.

John F. Stack, Jr. is the founding Dean of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University. Dr. Stack holds a joint appointment as Professor of Politics and International Relations and Professor of Law. He specializes in Ethnicity and World Politics, Administrative Law, National Security, Florida Constitutional Law and Constitutional Law.
As Dean of the Green School, Dr. Stack oversees eight academic departments, including Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics, Global and Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics & International Relations, Public Policy & Administration and Religious Studies. Additionally, he oversees more than 20 of the university’s most prominent international centers, institutes and programs, including the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, the Cuban Research Institute and the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy.
Dr. Stack is author, co-author, editor and co-editor of 14 books and 35 articles and chapters in edited books. His latest book is Globalization: Debunking the Myths, Third edition (2017.) His book, The New Deal in South Florida: Design, Policy, and Community Building, 1932-1944 (2008), co-edited with John A. Stuart, won the 2009 Silver Medal second prize in the Florida Book Awards for Florida non-fiction. He is co-editor of Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security (2010) with Mary L. Volcansek.
Dr. Stack twice served as Chair of the Department of Politics & International Relations.  He serves on the Board of University Press of Florida, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy 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.

Positions

Present Founding Dean & Professor of Politics, International Relations and Law, Florida International University College of Law
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Curriculum Vitae




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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Inaugural Dean, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Founding Dean
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Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Honorary Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Epsilon of Florida at Florida International University
  • 2010 Florida International University, Keynote Convocation Speaker “Miami: From the Local to the Global and Back Again”
  • 2009 Silver Medallion (Second Place) Florida Book Award, The New Deal in South Florida: Design, Policy, and Community Building, 1932-1940 (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008) co-edited with John A. Stuart
  • 2009 Top Scholar Award, Florida International University
  • 2005 Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Grant established IC CAE to support establishment of Program in National Security Studies in Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies
  • 2002 Torch Award, Florida International Alumni Association, Enduring Impact on Students
  • 1999 Professorial Excellence Program Award, Florida International University supported by the State University System of Florida
  • 1995 Honors: Outstanding Contributions to Students and Senior Citizens, the School Board of Dade County
  • 1995 University Service Award, Florida International University

Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Conflicts of Law
  • First Amendment
  • National Security Law
  • Seminar in Ethnicity and the Politics of Development
  • Seminar in International Politics
  • Seminar in National Security

Education

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1989 J.D., University of Miami School of Law
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1977 Ph.D., Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver
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1974 Master of Arts, Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver
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1972 Bachelor of Arts, Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts
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Contact Information

Florida International University College of Law

Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
11200 SW 8th Street, SIPA 523, Miami, Florida 33199
(305) 348-8422

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