Skip Navigation
Give to Political Science

Please consider making a gift to the Department of Political Science to support faculty and students making significant contributions to the field of political science.

Hire a UNC PhD

Our graduate program has quite a successful placement record.  Thank you for taking the time to review our candidates who are seeking academic appointments this year.

Text:
Increase font size
Decrease font size

    Best secures position at the University of Missouri at Kansas City

    Rebecca Best will begin a position as an Assistant Professor in Political Science at the University of Missouri at Kansas City in August of 2012. She will teach courses on terrorism, civil war, conflict in the Middle East, and international relations. Her dissertation, titled Negotiation in the Shadow of an Extremist Threat, formalizes the effect of a factionalized insurgency on the bargaining process between the insurgency and its target state, incorporating a formal model, experimental data, and a case study of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She has co-authored a piece in the International Studies Association Compendium and presented papers at annual meetings of the Peace Science Society, International Studies Association, and Midwest Political Science Association. Her dissertation committee is Navin Bapat (chair), Mark Crescenzi, Stephen Gent, Georg Vanberg, and Lars Schoultz.

    There are currently no criteria on which to search. Please add them using the 'criteria' tab.

    Document Actions