Dr. John M. McLarnon, III

Associate Professor of History (RETIRED)

Dr. John M. McLarnon, III

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  • HIST 105: Craft of History
  • HIST 106: Contours of United States History
  • HIST 260: History of Pennsylvania
  • HIST 270: The American Presidency
  • HIST 357: Modern U.S. History
  • HIST 380: U.S.-Latin American Relations
  • HIST 503: Readings in United States History, 1919 to the Present

Dr. John McLarnon’s academic interests are U.S. political history, the Presidency and political parties, Pennsylvania political history, and the 1960s. He is the author of Ruling Suburbia: The Biography of the McClure Machine of Delaware County, Pennsylvania  (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2004). He is the faculty advisor to the Millersville University History Club and is active in the faculty union.

 Dr. McLarnon is currently consulting with the Delaware County Democratic Party in its efforts to dislodge a 150-year-old Republican machine from power. For more on the book Ruling Suburbia, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p0ES2I-DOw