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July 20, 2017MARYVILLE, Mo. |  By: Raabe

Casey elected president of Great Plains Political Science Association

A Northwest Missouri State University assistant professor of political science has been elected president of the Great Plains Political Science Association.

The association was created 20 years ago in 1997 to promote the study of political science and public affairs and supports academic study of the topics through an annual conference.

Dr. Kim Casey holds a bachelor's and master's degree in history and religion from Azusa Pacific University in California and earned both a master's and doctoral degree in political science from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She joined the Northwest faculty in 2011 teaching American and comparative politics.

As president of the Great Plains Political Science Association she will oversee hosting the conference which will be held at Northwest Oct. 12 and 13.

Casey previously served as the association's vice president.