Jack E. Holmes, PhD

Title: Emeritus Political Science Professor
Location:  Hudsonville, Michigan, United States


  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • Holy Cross Wilderness Defense Fund (vice chair)
  • Hope College, Washington Honors Semester Director (several years)
  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • Michigan Republican Party, Second Congressional District Chair (2003-2007)
  • Ottawa County Bush for President (2000, 2004)
  • Ottawa County Republican Chair (1997-2002)
  • Ottawa County Republicans, Holland, MI (campaign chair, 1978, 1982-1996, 1997-2002, 2007-Present)
  • Presidential Elector for Michigan (2016)
  • Republican National Convention (Delegate, 2000)
  • United States Army (Captain, Politico-Military Affairs General Staff, 1967-1969)
  • University of Denver
  • Wilderness Politics in Colorado (summer courses, several years)
  • Co-author of three editions of an American Government Textbook
  • Author of two university press books
  • Author or co-author of several articles


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021, 2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2016)
  • Inductee, Hall of Fame, Model United Nations University of Michigan
  • Multiple Bonnie Ten Eyck Volunteer of Year Awards, Ottawa County Republicans

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