Kimberly J. Rice is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Western Illinois University where she has taught American Government courses since 2012. Dr. Rice's Ph.D. 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, judicial elections, and juvenile justice. 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, and political institutions. She is an LSAC pre-law advisor and mock trial coach at WIU.


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 Email: