Kesicia Dickinson

Kesicia  Dickinson
  • PhD Student
  • Department of Political Science

BIOGRAPHY

Kesicia A. Dickinson joined the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University in August of 2017. She received a Master of Arts in Political Science from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Jackson State University. Her research interests lie in the areas of race and ethnicity politics, gender politics and political behavior. Kesicia is a 2018 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fellow. She has published research in Political Science & Politics Spotlight Symposium and forthcoming book Good Reasons to Run.

Before graduate school, Kesicia worked as a Civic Engagement Specialist with a Mississippi-based civic engagement organization where she organized statewide GOTV campaigns and conducted quality of life surveys in rural communities. Since, she has worked with Innovate Gov-- an immersive Detroit summer service learning program. Kesicia plans to pursue a career in academia while remaining active in community engagement and social advocacy. She hopes to create and strengthen existing pipelines that connect persons of color to political science doctoral programs.

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