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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Kimberly Casey

Dr. Kimberly Casey

Email

Office

62 Valk

Phone

660.562.1471
660.562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2011

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Political Science; University of Missouri-St. Louis (2009)
  • M.A. Political Science; University of Missouri-St. Louis (2007)
  • M.A. Religion; Azusa Pacific University (1990)
  • B.A. History; Azusa Pacific University (1987)

Courses Taught

  • Political Science 34-524 Minority, Gender, and Sexual Politics
  • Political Science 34-515 Revolutions and Social Movements
  • Political Science 34-511 Special Topics: Government and Symbolism
  • Political Science 34-511 Special Topics: Washington D.C. and Virginia Tour
  • Political Science 34-469 Advanced Studies in Juvenile Justice
  • Political Science 34-439 Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Political Science 34-410 Revolutions and Social Movements
  • Political Science 34-363 Crime and Punishment
  • Political Science 34-320 Politics and Propaganda Film
  • Political Science 34-315 Juvenile Justice in America
  • Political Science 310 Comparative Government
  • Political Science 34-302 American Presidency
  • Political Science 34-205 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Political Science 34-102 Introduction to American Government and Politics
  • History 33-565 History of American Foreign Relations
  • History 33-545 History of Terrorism
  • Intercollege 71-101 Freshman Seminar
  • Intercollege 77-101 University Seminar

Academic Interest

  • Political families
  • Monarchies
  • Congressional Elections
  • English History

Scholarly Activity

Peer-Reviewed

  • Casey, Kimberly. “Missouri Senate Race (Kander v. Blunt):  Now Seeing Red.” In Roads to Congress, 2016. Sean Foreman and Marcia Godwin, Editors. Palgrave-Macmillan. Forthcoming Summer 2017.
  • Casey, Kimberly and Jessica Loyet Gracey. “Broken, Cracked, and Missed Ceilings: Minority and Female Candidates in The Congressional Races of 2016.” In Roads to Congress, 2016. Sean Foreman and Marcia Godwin, Editors. Palgrave-Macmillan. Forthcoming Summer 2017.
  • Casey, Kimberly. “The Legacy of the 2014 Elections: Surf’s Up! Republicans Riding the Wave, but to Where?” In Roads to Congress, 2014. Sean Foreman and Robert Dewhirst, Editors. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015.
  • Casey Kimberly L. and Michelle Wade. “’It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over’: Missouri’s Tumultuous and Unpredictable Senate Contest.” In Roads to Congress, 2012. Sean Foreman and Robert Dewhirst, Editors. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013.
  • Casey, Kimberly L. “Defining Political Capital: A Reconsideration of Pierre Bourdieu’s Interconvertibility Theory.”  In Critique: A Worldwide Student Journal of Politics, Spring 2008.

Non-Refereed

  • Casey, Kimberly L. American Government in Context. 2nd Edition. Dallas: Sentia Publishing, 2013.
  • Casey, Kimberly L. American Government in Context. Dallas: Sentia Publishing, 2012.

Book Reviews

  • Casey, Kimberly L. Review of Presidential Debates:Risky Business on the Campaign Trail by Alan Schroeder. Choice Reviews, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE. 201014.
  • Casey, Kimberly L. Review of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy by Luke Mayville. Choice Reviews, http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.201855.

Conference Papers (Selected)

  • “The Evolution of Female Agency in Castile: 1033-1351.” Paper to be presented at the Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, June 19-21, 2017.
  • “Binding Ties: Jeffersonian and Madisonian Appointments in Missouri (1803-1821).” Paper to be presented at the Conference of Kansas Historians.” Overland Park, Kansas, April 14-15, 2017.
  • “Political Dynasties and the American Presidency.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Political Science Association, Emporia State University-Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas, October 7-8, 2016.
  • “It’s Time to Face Facts: Political Families Are Normative in Presidential Politics.” Presented at the Iowa Presidential Conference, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, October 29-31, 2015.
  • “All in the Family in Missouri: Early Politics and the Expansion of the Democratic-Republican Party.” Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Political Association, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri, October 9-10, 2015.
  • (Co-Authored with Michelle Wade and Danielle Dougherty) “The Challenges to Local Governance in the Social Networking Age: The Daisy Coleman Rape Case.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 15-19, 2015.
  • “Explaining Political Dynasties: A Network Approach.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., August 28-31, 2014.
  • “Explaining Political Dynasties in American Government: A Network Approach” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 3-6, 2014.
  •  “’It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over’: Missouri’s Tumultuous and Unpredictable Senate Contest.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 11-14, 2013.
  • “The Harding Administration and the Evolution of Humanitarianism as Foreign Policy: 1921-1923” Paper presented at the Biennial Conference on Policy History, Richmond, Virginia, June 6-June 9, 2012.
  • “A House Divided: The Dynastic and Political Struggle among the Heirs of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto for Pakistani Leadership: 1977-2011” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Political Science Association, Houston, Texas, April 4-7, 2012.
  • “The North American Fur Trade and the Role of the House of Stuart in Its Success, 1660-1688.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Missouri Conference on History, Columbia, Missouri, March 29-30, 2012.
  •  “Politics, Subversion, and Austen: The Case of Entail in Pride and Prejudice.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 3-9, 2009.

Student Group Advisement

  • Criminal Justice Club, 2012-2015

Other Professional Experiences

  • Visiting Professor, William Jewel College
  • Visiting Professor, Calvin College
  • Graduate Instructor, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Instructor, Carl Albert State College