Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Joseph Anthony worked in politics for 15 years before beginning work toward his PhD in 2014. His research interests include elections administration and voting rights, social movements, and political parties; his current research project examines the relationship between local parties and electoral outcomes in rural Missouri. Joseph was the founder and co-chair of the Help Missouri Vote Coalition (2003-2006), and he has served as an expert witness to the Elections Assistance Commission. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union (2006-2012), The National Council on Independent Living, and the U.S. Attorney’s Hate Crimes Task Force in St. Louis. He is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and he is working toward his dissertation.