AUTHOR. ACTIVIST. SOCCER MOM. Susan Casey is a respected authority in the field of American politics and government. She served as a top advisor to presidential candidates Sen. Gary Hart, Sen. Bob Kerrey, Sen. John Kerry and Gov. Martin O’Malley, and was an elected member of the Denver City Council. Casey has a PhD in International Affairs, taught at the University of Colorado-Denver Graduate School of Public Affairs and at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and led an innovative new media project at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Her articles have appeared in the Huffington Post, the Denver Post, the Rocky Mountain News, the Boston Globe, and the Concord Monitor. She is the author of Appealing for Justice: One Colorado Lawyer, Four Decades, and the Landmark Gay Rights Case Romer v. Evans.