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Dr. Kimberly Casey

Dr. Kimberly Casey

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Office

62 Valk

Phone

660.562.1471
660.562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2011


Associate 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 524 Minority, Gender, and Sexual Politics
  • Political Science 515 Revolutions and Social Movements
  • Political Science 511 Special Topics: Government and Symbolism
  • Political Science 511 Special Topics: Washington D.C. and Virginia Tour
  • Political Science 497 Research Seminar in Political Science: American Foreign Policy
  • Political Science 497 Research Seminar in Political Science: The Politics of New York City
  • Political Science 491 Research Seminar in Criminology: Gangs
  • Political Science 495 Independent Study in Political Science
  • Political Science 469 Advanced Studies in Juvenile Justice
  • Political Science 439 Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Political Science 410 Revolutions and Social Movements
  • Political Science 363 Crime and Punishment
  • Political Science 320 Politics and Propaganda Film
  • Political Science 315 Juvenile Justice in America
  • Political Science 310 Comparative Government
  • Political Science 303 The American Congress
  • Political Science 302 American Presidency
  • Political Science 205 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Political Science 102 Introduction to American Government and Politics
  • History 565 History of American Foreign Relations
  • History 545 History of Terrorism
  • Intercollege 71-101 Freshman Seminar
  • Intercollege 77-101 University Seminar

Academic Interest

  • Political Families
  • Political Networks
  • Monarchy
  • Political History
  • Founding Fathers

Scholarly Activity

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Casey, Kimberly. “Missouri Senate Race (Kander v. Blunt):  Now Seeing Red.” In The Roads to Congress 2016: American Elections in a Divided Landscape. Sean D. Foreman and Marcia L. Godwin, Editors. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018.
  • Casey, Kimberly and Jessica Loyet Gracey. “Broken, Cracked, and Missed Ceilings: Minority and Female Candidates in The Congressional Races of 2016.” In The Roads to Congress 2016: American Elections in a Divided Landscape. Sean D. Foreman and Marcia L. Godwin, Editors. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018.
  • 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.

Book Reviews

  • Review: A Gillespie, Race and the Obama Administration: Substance, Symbols and Hope. (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019) Choice 57:2 (October 2019), http://choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/215310.
  • Review: K.C. Miller, Poor Representation: Congress and the Politics of Poverty in the United States. (Cambridge, 2018)  Choice 56.8 (April 2019), http://www.choiceconnect.org /review/magprint/212755.
  • Review: I. Shapiro, Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country? (New York, NY, 2018)  Choice 55.12 (August 2018), http://www.choiceconnect.org/webclipping/209074/d1q-xeurdejg7hpqcxrvynxj_-dj5q08fo63soiwsr3myg324i.
  • Review: B.I. Page, Democracy in America? What Has Gone Wrong and What Can We Do About It? (Chicago, IL, 2017), Choice 55.9 (May 2018), http://www.choiceconnect.org/ webclipping/208088/mkto1batoumdhpzph6_uwxjqca38yea_puodwow-09cem2ttvs.
  • Review: E. Ashbee. The Trump Revolt. (Manchester, UK, 2017) Choice 55.9 (May 2018), http://www.choiceconnect.org/webclipping/208087/jclm8d_4khn2ay_5gt40sln0o9vz_x7jzfvvjumt3zj4livs2m.
  • Review: A.M. Bernal. Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy, (Oxford, UK, 2017), Choice 55.7 (Mar. 2018), http://www.choiceconnect.org/    review/magprint/207344.
  • Review:  J.N. Rakove, A Politician Thinking: The Creative Mind of James Madison (Oklahoma, 2017), Choice 55.6 (Feb. 2018), http://www.choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/207301. Review: D. Mayhew, The Imprint of Congress (New Haven, CT, 2017), Choice 55.2 (October 2017), http://www.choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/205055.
  • Review: D. Mayhew, The Imprint of Congress (New Haven, CT, 2017), Choice 55.2 (October 2017), http://www.choiceconnect.org/review/ magprint/205055.
  • Review: C. D. Vinson, Congress and the Media: Beyond Institutional Power (Oxford, UK, 2017), Choice 55.1 (Sept. 2017), http://www.choiceconnect.org/webclipping/204589/yske9lpzpkzrj7w19drp3s5nyo7magayzk4vwgj_q9q13bpze8.
  • Review: J. Dow, Electing the House: The Adoption and Performance of the U.S. Single-Member District Electoral System (Lawrence, KS, 2017), Choice 55.2 (October 2017), http://www. choiceconnect.org/review/magprint/204910.
  • Review: L. Mayville, John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy (Princeton, NJ, 2016), Choice 54.7 (Mar. 2017), http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/CHOICE.201855.
  • Review: A. Schroeder, Presidential Debates: Risky Business on the Campaign Trail (New York, NY, 2016), Choice 54.6 (February 2017), http://choicereviews.org/review/10.5860/ CHOICE. 201014.

Student Group Advisement

  • Criminal Justice Club, 2012-2016

Other Professional Experiences

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