Sarah Beth V. Kitch

  • Sarah Beth V. Kitch

  • Assistant Professor
  • 573-882-7318
  • Office
  • 114 Middlebush Hall
  • Columbia, MO 65211
  • Research Interests

  • Public Service
  • Ethics
  • Democracy


Sarah Beth V. Kitch joins the Truman School as Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Assistant Professor of Constitutional Democracy.  Her research examines sources for ethical action, and she works particularly in the context of American democracy at the intersection of race and citizenship.  She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Louisiana State University and has published in the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Church and State.  Before making her way to Missouri, Dr. Kitch was an Instructor of Political Science at Louisiana State University, the 2016-2017 Thomas W. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University, and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northern Illinois University.


  • PhD from Louisiana State University