CACM Faculty Thesis and Dissertation List

Some Recent Dissertations and Theses Directed by CACM Faculty Members
  • “Links Between Ethics and Public Policy: A Q-Methodological Study of Physician Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia,” 2005, Timothy Newman, PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • “Talking with Nationalists and Patriots: An Examination of Ethnic and Civic Approaches to Nationalism and Their Outcomes In Quebec and Flanders.” 2012, Glen Duerr, PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • “Shifting Faces of Terror after 9/11: Framing the Terrorist Threat,” 2011, Elena Pokalova. PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • “The Cincinnati Collaborative: An Experiment in Deliberative Democracy in an Identity-Driven Conflict,” in progress, Amber Thorne-Hamilton, PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • “Iraq’s de-Ba’athification: Analyzing the Degrees to which the Implemented Policy Reflected the Particular Rationales,” in progress, Aysegul Keskin Zeren, PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • “Moving Past Symbolic Forms of Resistance To Organized Collective Action: A Participatory Action Research Project with Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon,” in progress, Marie-José L. Tayah, PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • "An Analysis of Police Ethics Training in Police Academies in the U.S," in progress, Monica Moll, PhD Dissertation in Political Science.

  • “Conflict Management within a Non-Profit Agency:  A Guide for an Administrator,“ 2004, Valerie Czerwien, Master’s Essay for M.A. in Liberal Studies.

  • “Inner Conflict and Inner Peace:  An Autoethnography of a Motherless Daughter,” 2007, Jenny Kane, Master’s Essay for M.A. in Liberal Studies.

  • “Food for Thought: The Potentiality of Self-Sufficient Food Production in the City,” 2010, Kathleen Jackson, Master’s Essay for M.A. in Liberal Studies.

  • “Religion in the Current Conflicts in Iraq: A Religious Context, an Ideological Cause, and an Operational Option,” 2009, James Lewis, Master’s Essay for M.A. in Liberal Studies.

  • “Two People, One Goal: A Comparison of American Indians and Australian Aborigine through the Lens of Restorative Justice,” 2010, Paul Marnechek, Master’s Essay for M.A. in Political Science.

  • “What It Was Like to be the Child of an Alcoholic Father: An Autoethnography,” 2010, Su-Chin Bien, Master’s Essay for M.A. in Liberal Studies.

  • "The Living Transition from Foster Care to Independent Living: Preparing Youth for the Realities They Must Face,” 2002, Ellen Zielinski, Senior Honors Thesis in Applied Conflict Management.

  • “Strategic Nonviolence and Humor: Their Synergy and Its Limitations: A Case Study of Nonviolent Struggle led by Serbia’s Otpor,” 2010, Anne Lucas, Senior Honors Thesis in Applied Conflict Management.

Note:  All applications for the Political Science PhD degree, including the "Conflict Analysis and Management" track, must be made online.  Please see: http://www.kent.edu/polisci/graduate/ma-phd.cfm.

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