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Kimberly Cowell-Meyers Assistant Professor Department of Government

Ph.D. American University
M.A. American University
B.A. Smith College

Kimberly Cowell-Meyers is Assistant Professor of Government. An AU alumna, she has taught at AU, St. Mary's College of Maryland and Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA. She is the author of Religion and Politics in the Nineteenth Century: The Party Faithful in Ireland and Germany (Greenwood Press, 2002) and several articles in Political Studies, Perspectives, PS: Political Science and Politics, Politics & Gender among others journals. Her opinion-editorials on politics in Northern Ireland have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Voice of America and the Christian Science Monitor, and she has appeared on BBC radio and Monitor Radio. Her current research focuses on women in national and state legislatures.
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SPA Event Highlights the Challenges of Governing Diverse Societies

Professor Muhammad Mushtaq of the University of Gujrat visited SPA recently to meet with faculty and students to discuss this growing issue.
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Cowell-Meyers explains the Battle of the Boyne from 1690 to Rep. Lewis.

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Government Professor Accompanies Congressional Delegation to Ireland

Kimberly Cowell-Meyers traveled with Rep. John Lewis, Sen. Mazie Hirono and Gov. Martin O'Malley as part of a trip focused on sharing stories and lessons of peace and reconciliation.
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