A searchable database, UR-Linked allows aspiring undergraduate researchers, scholars, and artists to connect with faculty mentors across campus. UR-Linked includes faculty profiles as well as more specific information about their research projects and artistic endeavors.

*Examples: Vietnam War, Women Composers, Astronomy, Labor Policy, Urban Education, Earthquakes, Magical Realism, Cyber-Security, Entrepreneurship

Rebecca Best PROF, ASOC

    Research Description
    Dr. Best's research interests include the involvement of women in terrorism and insurgency, the reintegration of female veterans, the involvement of veterans in civil society and politics, negotiations between states and insurgencies, women in conflict, and the effectiveness of terror proscription regimes and watch lists.

    Afflicated Department(s)

    Political Science  

    Faculty-related Tags
    gender  insurgency  terrorism  veterans  women and conflict  

Now that UR-Linked has helped you to identify a faculty member whose interests align with your interests, be sure to review the essential steps in contacting a potential faculty mentor.

The Director of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Jane Greer., can provide you with further guidance about finding and connecting with faculty mentors at UMKC.

Once you have reviewed the essential steps to prepare for connecting with a potential faculty mentor, you can use the "Contact Details" for this project to connect with the faculty member and to begin a conversation about how you might work with that him or her.