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Terrence Casey

Head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science
Dr. Terrence Casey teaches political science and specializes in comparative political economy, British politics, and globalization. He keeps a close eye on the political movements in this country as well and has provided his expertise to national, state, and local media. Dr. Casey is former executive director of the American Political Science Association's British Politics Group and still serves on the group's executive committee. His research has focused on the aftermath and legacy of the British financial crisis, and his most recent book examines the legacy of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. He is a recipient of the Board of Trustees' Outstanding Scholar Award and is a Baltimore Ravens fan. Check out his personal web page.

Teaching Interests

  • Comparative politics
  • International relations
  • Political economy
  • American government

Research Experiences

  • The political economy of the Anglo-American economies
  • Developing new growth models in the wake of the financial crisis
  • The rise of Margaret Thatcher and the crises of Britain in the 1970s

Select Publications & Presentations

  • “Rupture or Reform? In Defense of Neoliberalism,” Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute Conference on Political Economy in an Age of Great Uncertainty, 2016
  • “Forging the Iron Lady: Thatcher, the Conservatives, and the Crisis of the 1970s,” Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Sheffield, England, 2015
  • “Neoliberalism, Financialization, and the Credit Cycle,” Council for European Studies Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2013
  • “Can Macroprudential Financial Regulation Save Neoliberalism?” Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Cardiff, Wales, 2013
  • The Legacy of the Crash: How the Financial Crisis Changed America and Britain, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
  • The Blair Legacy: Politics, Policy, Governance and Foreign Affairs, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
  • The Social Context of Economic Change in Britain, Manchester University Press, 2002

Awards & Honors

  • Board of Trustees Outstanding Scholar Award, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2012
  • Samuel H. Beer Award (Best Dissertation on British Politics), British Politics Group, American Political Science Association, 2001

Academic Degrees

  • BA, Towson University, 1990
  • MPhil, George Washington University, 1996
  • PhD, George Washington University, 2000