Jack McPherrin

Jack McPherrin is the research editor and a research fellow at The Heartland Institute. He also serves as the managing editor at StoppingSocialism.com.

As research editor, Jack sources, manages, and edits all Heartland research publications, and he regularly contributes op-eds for publication at various media outlets, including The Epoch Times, Washington Times, Western Journal, American Greatness, Center Square, and Townhall, among others. As a Socialism Research Center (Heartland Institute) fellow, Jack authors his own research publications and policy studies; he focuses most heavily on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores, authoritarianism, socialism, and international affairs.

Jack holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Loyola University-Chicago, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from Boston College. Prior to his tenure at Heartland and the completion of his graduate degree, Jack worked in the private sector in Chicago, where he still resides.