Student Profiles

Roberts, Rebecca


Rebecca Roberts is an M.A. candidate in the Rutgers University Department of Political Science's United Nations and Global Policy Studies program. Rebecca completed a B.A. in Political Science in 2016 and a B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in Ethics in 2020, both at Rowan University. During her studies, she was awarded the NJ Heart of a Hero Scholarship, the Excellence in Philosophy Medallion, the Charles Wei-HsunFu Scholarship, and was accepted to present at Rowan University's 7th Annual Regional Student Ethics Conference. 

During her undergraduate studies, she developed a passion for applied ethics which led to her interest in the UNMA program. Rebecca plans to focus her UNMA studies on conflict resolution, human rights, and the environment. Currently, Rebecca serves in the New Jersey Army National Guard and works full-time for Kaplan North America. Following graduation, she hopes to pursue a future career in policy advising at the international level.