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Kesicia Dickinson

PhD Student

A native of Mississippi, Kesicia Dickinson entered the Political Science Doctoral Program in the Fall of 2017 after receiving her BS from Jackson State University.  Before joining the PLS department, she worked for a nonprofit, civic engagement organization where she led numerous campaigns to increase statewide voter participation and create economic development in rural communities.

Kesicia’s research focuses on racial and ethnic politics, specifically representation, women of color and elections.

During her free time, Kesicia enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with family.