Barrett McCormick, Ph.D.

Barrett McCormick
Barrett McCormick, Ph.D.Marquette University

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
Curriculum Vitae

Professor Emeritus

Political Science

Prof. McCormick has been at Marquette University since 1984, except for two years beginning in 1991 spent at the Australian National University. He specializes in Chinese politics. His current research projects include comparative research on the impact of information technology in diverse countries and comparing the prospects for war in the contemporary Asia-Pacific with those in Europe before WWI. Previous projects include studies of the impact of commercialization and new technology on Chinese media, edited volumes and articles on U.S.-China relations [with Edward Friedman, What If China Doesn’t Democratize? (ME Sharpe, 2000)] and comparing China to Eastern Europe and East Asia [with Jonathan Unger, The Future of Chinese Socialism (ME Sharpe, 1996)]. McCormick’s publications also include Political Reform in Post-Mao China (California, 1990), and articles in journals such as The China Journal, Journal of Asian Studies, Pacific Affairs, Issues and Studies and Twenty-First Century.


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1985

Courses Taught

  • POSC 2401 Comparative Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 4195 Politics of the Internet | Syllabus
  • POSC 4431 Modern Revolutions | Syllabus
  • POSC 4521 Chinese Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 4731 International Politics of Asia | Syllabus
  • POSC 6401 Comparative Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 6521 Research Seminar in Chinese Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 6641 Research Seminar in Political Economy of East Asia | Syllabus
  • POSC 6731 Research Seminar in International Politics of Asia | Syllabus



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