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Dissertations from 2017


Environment, States, and International Organizations: The Role of Global Environmental Conventions in Protecting the Environment, Natalia Escobar Pemberthy


Human-Centric National Security in Strong States: South Korea’s Security Relations with North Korea, Jay Jinseop Jang

Dissertations from 2016


Kashmir as a Protracted Social Conflict: Examining the Role of Non-State Actors in the Policymaking Process, Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra