Kimberly J. Rice is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Western Illinois University. Dr. Rice's PhD in Political Science was conferred May 2012 from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where her dissertation focused on strategic behavior in administrative cases at multiple levels of the federal judiciary.  Professor Rice's research interests include administrative law and inter-branch politics.  Her teaching interests include administrative law, judicial politics and process, American government and politics, constitutional law, civil liberties, law and society, women and the law, political institutions, and research methods. 
She has also published, with Professor Erin B. Kaheny, an article titled "An Investigation of Circuit Judge Gatekeeping in Administrative Agency Cases” in the Justice System Journal.


Kimberly J. Rice, Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Western Illinois University
422 Morgan Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1242