Doing research with a faculty mentor during your undergraduate career is a high-impact learning experience that connects classroom learning with real-world application. It’s also exciting to be part of the creation of new knowledge!
The Provost’s Office has recently announced the appointment of Jane Greer, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, as the Director of Undergraduate Research.
Dr. Greer has mentored over a dozen undergraduate researchers and for the past six years served as the editor of “Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Rhetoric and Writing Studies.”
Dr. Greer’s primary focus in her new role will be to substantially expand the number and type of undergraduate research opportunities available for students at UMKC. These experiences will be designed to support undergraduate student success as part of the implementation of the UMKC Strategic Plan.
Dr. Greer brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and passionate commitment into this position. She will work closely with faculty, staff and students to provide excellent developmental experiences in the area of undergraduate research.