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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

June 27, 2017

Kim Casey presents papers at conferences for Kansas, medieval history

Dr. Kim Casey

Dr. Kim Casey

Dr. Kim Casey, an assistant professor of political science at Northwest Missouri State University, presented papers on the topics of Jeffersonian and Madisonian appointments in Missouri and women in power recently at two conferences.

Casey presented June 19 at the Sixth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University in St. Louis. Casey’s paper, “The Evolution of Female Agency in Castile: 1033-1351,” was part of a panel discussion, titled “Women in Power.” She also chaired a panel, “Authority and Negotiation in France.”

The annual symposium promotes serious scholarly investigation on topics and in disciplines of the medieval and early modern worlds.

Additionally, Casey presented April 15 at the Kansas Association of Historians Annual Conference at the Regnier Center at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. Casey presented her paper, “Binding Ties: Jeffersonian and Madisonian Appointments in Missouri (1803-1821)” as part of a panel discussion, titled “Realms of Power.”

The Kansas Association of Historians was founded in 1927 to promote and share history by Kansans for Kansans and conducts an annual conference.

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 is the current president of the Great Plains Political Science Association.

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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Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
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