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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Kimberly Casey

Dr. Kimberly Casey

Email

Office

58 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

  • Introduction to American Government
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Justice in America
  • The American Presidency
  • Comparative Government
  • Revolution and Social Movements
  • Politics and Propaganda in Film
  • History of Terrorism
  • History of American Foreign Policy
  • Minority, Gender, and Sexual Politics
  • Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Special Topics: Government and Symbolism
  • Special Topics: Exploration of American Political Origins and Outcomes: Spring Break D.C./Virginia Tour
  • University Seminar

Academic Interest

  • Elites and Dynastic Politics
  • Political History
  • American Political Development
  • Network Theory

Scholarly Activity

Publications

  • Casey, Kimberly L. "Conclusion: The Election of 2014." In Roads to Congress, 2014. Sean Foresman and Robert Dewhirst, Editors. Lanham: Lexington Books (Forthcoming 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 Foresman and Robert Dewhirst, Editors. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013.

Conference Presentations

  • "Explaining Political Dynasties: A Network Approach." Paper at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., August 28-31, 2014.
  • "Explaining the Propensity of Political Dynasties in Democracies: A Network Approach" Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest 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 Western Social Science Association, San Diego, California, 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.
  • "Women Candidates for Congress and Dependency on Kinship Ties." Paper submitted to the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 12-April 15, 2012.

Student Group Advisement

  • Criminal Justice Club, 2012-2015

Other Professional Experiences

  • Vice-President, Great Plains Political Science Association
  • Visiting Professor, William Jewell College
  • Visiting Professor, Calvin College
  • Instructor, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Instructor, Carl Albert State College