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Northwest Missouri State University


Faculty/Staff Spotlight

Oct. 18, 2017

Casey contributes chapters to book about congressional elections

Dr. Kim Casey

Dr. Kim Casey

Dr. Kim Casey, an assistant professor of political science at Northwest Missouri State University, authored two chapters in “The Roads to Congress 2016,” recently published by Palgrave-McMillan.

The book is a compilation of articles about congressional elections in 2016.

Casey co-authored the first chapter, "Broken, Cracked, and Missed Ceilings: Female and Minority Candidates in the Congressional Races of 2016” with Dr. Jessica Gracey, also an assistant professor of political science at Northwest.

Casey’s other contribution article, "Missouri Senate Race: Now Seeing Red,” details the 2016 race involving incumbent U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and challenger Jason Kander.

Casey joined the Northwest faculty in 2011 and teaches courses in American and comparative politics and history. Previously, she taught at William Jewell College, Calvin College, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Carl Albert State College in multiple disciplines.

She has bachelor's and master’s degrees in history and religion from Azusa Pacific University in California and earned her master’s and doctorate degrees in political science from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.


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