About John McCormick

John McCormick

John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University in the United States.

About This Site

This is a site designed to encourage discussion about the benefits and advantages of the European Union, and to help students using my textbooks on the EU.



John McCormick is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He was educated at Rhodes University in South Africa, University College London, and Indiana University. His academic interests focus on the European Union, comparative politics, and transatlantic relations.

He has been a visiting professor at the universities of Exeter and Sussex in Britain, and at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. In 2010-13 he held a Jean Monnet Chair from the European Commission, awarded under an international program that supports teaching activities in European integration. In the spring of 2013 he was Fulbright-Schuman Chair in US-EU Politics at the College of Europe. In the autumn of 2014 he was awarded a second three-year Jean Monnet Chair.

He is the author of 12 books and multiple book chapters and journal articles, has written seven textbooks that have been published in 24 editions and seven languages, has won three university teaching awards, and has published in Political Quarterly, the Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Environment, Il Politico, and Cuadernos Europeos de Deusto.