Rebecca Roberts graduated with a Master of Arts in United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA). Rebecca previously graduated with a BA in Political Science in 2016 and a BA in Philosophy, minoring in Ethics, in 2020. Both degrees were completed with honors at Rowan University. She has received awards and honors, including the NJ Heart of a Hero Scholarship, Excellence in Philosophy Medallion, and Charles Wei-HsunFu Scholarship. She was accepted to present her research, “The Propaganda Puzzle: Examining Effects of Politicized Language,” at Rowan University's 7th Annual Regional Student Ethics Conference.

Rebecca has several years of professional experience in the non-profit and corporate worlds. She currently works at Kaplan North America as a proposal writer and volunteers as the Vice Chair on Flow Forward NJ's Board of Trustees. She has previously worked as a freelance artist specializing in graphite portraits and recently separated from the NJ Army National Guard after twelve years of service.

Following graduation, Rebecca plans to pursue a PhD in Political Science, focusing on international relations and comparative politics. Her research interests include democratic transitions, conflict resolution, and human rights. She is particularly interested in the role of narratives and culture in great power politics, focusing on the post-Soviet space. Rebecca is also pursuing Russian as a second language. Outside of academia, her hobbies include making art and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.