Jack McPherrin is The Heartland Institute’s research editor, as well as a research fellow within Heartland’s Socialism Research Center (SRC). As research editor, Jack sources, manages, and edits all Heartland research publications, and 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 an SRC research fellow, Jack authors his own research publications and policy studies; he focuses most heavily upon Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scores, authoritarianism, socialism, and international affairs. Jack also manages content and contributes writing for the SRC’s website, StoppingSocialism.com.
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.