Mentoring

Our Psychology Mentoring Office (PMO) is dedicated to helping psychology students succeed during their time at UMKC!

Roo Advising

Roo Advising is the new advising system at UMKC. Roo Advising teams have been assembled based on advisor expertise within various disciplines. Psychology students will be advised by the team focusing on Human Behavior, Education, and Justice. If you are looking for academic advising assistance, you can schedule an appointment with an advisor through Connect

Psychology Mentoring Office

Our Psychology Advising Office is now the Psychology Mentoring Office! We are officially open and can assist you with mentoring things like:

  • Finding an internship that aligns with your professional interests
  • Connecting you with campus resources to support your post-graduation plans
  • Guiding you through the application process for graduate and professional programs
  • Answering your questions about how to maximize your time while on campus
  • Anything else a mentor can do to help you succeed!

To be connected with a Psychology Mentor, please email us at umkcpuga@umkc.edu. Or, you can call us and leave a voice mail at 816-235-1092. All email and phone inquiries will be responded to within three business days. We look forward to working with you!

Contact the Psychology Mentoring Office

816-235-1092

Meet Our Faculty Mentors

Kymberly Bennett

Professor and Director, Psychology Undergraduate Program and Mentoring Office
Email: bennettkk@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321

Jacob Marszalek

Professor and Director, Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences Ph.D. Option
Email: marszalekj@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-2683

Joan McDowd

Professor and Chair, Psychology, Director and Advisor, Gerontology Programs
Email: mcdowdj@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321

Melisa Rempfer

Associate Professor, Ph.D. Clinical Training Director
Email: rempferm@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-8850

Oh-Ryeong Ha

Assistant Professor, Psychology
Email: hao@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321

Erin Hambrick

Assistant Professor, Psychology
Email: hambricke@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321

Seung-Lark Lim

Associate Professor, Psychology
Email: limse@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321

Ricardo Marte

Associate Teaching Professor, Psychology
Email: marter@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321

Johanna Nilsson

Professor, Psychology
Email: nilssonj@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-2484

Joah Williams

Associate Professor, Psychology
Email: williamsjoah@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1321