Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone number: 317-274 4066
Office number: CA 503H
John McCormick’s academic interests focus on the European Union, comparative politics, transatlantic relations, and British politics.
He was educated at Rhodes University in South Africa, University College London, and Indiana University, and has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Exeter and Sussex in Britain. He is the author of 12 books and multiple book chapters and journal articles, including five textbooks that have been published in 20 editions and seven languages. He has won three School of Liberal Arts teaching awards, has raised nearly $1.25 million in research and teaching grants, and in 2013 was Fulbright-Schuman Chair in US-EU Relations at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. His most recent book is Why Europe Matters: The Case for the European Union, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013.
He was department chair from 2002 to 2008, and is currently Director of Graduate Studies. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife Leanne and their sons Ian and Stuart.
Professor McCormick works with several European universities to offer study abroad options for IUPUI students:
- The International Summer School at the University of Sussex in Britain (offering a wide variety of undergraduate courses for transferrable credit).
- Master’s programs in European Studies at the University of Sussex, open to any interested graduate of Indiana University.
- The multidisciplinary Euroculture MA offered by a consortium of universities in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Poland, and the Czech Republic - current IUPUI graduate students may take courses at Euroculture universities for IUPUI credit, or students with a Bachelor’s degree may apply to take the entire Euroculture program.
Contact Professor McCormick for further details.