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Dissertations from 2024

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Navigating Narratives: Immigrant and Refugee Lived Experiences, Counternarratives, and Social Connections in an Era of Securitization of Migration, Denise Renee Muro

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Advancing Women's Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review, Rebecca Yemo

Dissertations from 2023

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What Explains the Behavior of Chinese Companies in Africa? Exploring the Nature of African Agency in FOCAC Platforms and On the Ground, Woldemedhin N. Aklilu

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Security, Gender, and Power: NATO’s Advising Program in Afghanistan, Polly A. Cegielski

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Governing Global and National Migration Nexuses: The Case of the Niger 'Transit' Region, Balkissa Daouda Diallo

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The Practice of Climate Change Adaptation Governance in Arctic Cities: Understanding Local Policymaking Interactions in Norway and Russia, Nadezhda N. Filimonova

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Complexity at the Science-Policy Interface in Ethiopia’s Policy Spaces, Wondemagegnehu W. Sintayehu

Dissertations from 2022

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Reframing the Silent Burden of Perinatal Mental Health in South Africa: Applying a Governance and Human Rights Perspective, Shelley M. Brown

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Evaluating Perceptions of Participatory Mapping for Public Decision-Making Using Seasketch, Charla M. Burnett

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Damming Sustainability: How Social and Environmental Networks Influence the Construction and Management of Large Dams in the Amazon Basin, V. Miranda Chase

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Indian Women Construction Workers' Social Construction of Human Security, Chantal Ann Krcmar

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Distress, Dilemma, and Decisions- Household Aspirations and Migration Decisionmaking in Rural India, Kundan Mishra

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The Migration-Security Nexus in South-South Population Flows: Securitization of Haitian Migration in the Dominican Republic, Jean-Pierre D. Murray

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The Historical and Contemporary Importance of All-Women’s Colleges and Universities Around the World: An Analysis Through Context and Narrative With a Case Study of the Asian University for Women in Chittagong/Chattogram, Bangladesh, Denise S. Sharif

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Race, Gender, and Conflict: How Women’s NGOs Build Peace and Enhance Gender Justice in Colombia, Safiya Kemba St. Clair

Dissertations from 2021

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Gendering Bare Life Through Sex Work Governance in India: Rethinking Sexual Labor Precarity and Resistance from the Postcolony, Sudeshna Chatterjee

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A Top-Down Approach to Bottom Up Development: NGO Implementation of Early Childhood Development Programs in Rwanda, Lyndsey D. McMahan

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The Gender of Peace: State Power and Discourse in Colombia (1946-1991), Adriana Rincon Villegas

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World Heritage Governance: Assessing the Influence of Governance Factors on the Protection of Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites, Eike Tobias Schmedt

Dissertations from 2020

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From Minamata to Mines in Ghana: A Cross-Scale Study on Global Governance of Mercury Use in Artisanal And Small-Scale Gold Mining, Timothy Adivilah Balag'kutu

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The Rise and Rise of the Criminal Record: Power, Order and Safety in the United States, 1848-1960, Charles W. Brackett

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Balancing the Environment and Development: Environmental Reform and Mainstreaming at the World Bank Ethiopia Country Office, John Michael Denney

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The Political Economy of Migration Governance: How Political Actors, Networks, Institutions and Policies Impact the Migration-Development Nexus in the Global South, Christopher C. Graham

Dissertations from 2019

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The Governance of Transnational Security Threats in Fragile States: The Case of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) 2007 – 2017, Abigail Kabandula

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Global Governance and the Post-Colonial State: Women, Gender, and Public Opinion in Public Policymaking in Trinidad & Tobago 1956-2005, Deborah N. McFee

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Seeking a Nexus Between Transparency, Accountability, and Sustainable Development in the Extractive Industries: An Analysis of the Mali Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI), Jason J. McSparren

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Understanding Gender and Access to Healthcare for Resettled Women in Post-War Northern Sri Lanka through Intersectionality, Bharathi Radhakrishnan

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The Effects of Issue Area Governance Overlap on the Institutions of Multilateral Counterterrorism Cooperation, Aamer Raza

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“We Want To Be Free”: A Qualitative Examination of Migration as a Social Determinant of Health for Youth, Cross-Border Migrants in Johannesburg, South Africa, Theresa Sommers

Dissertations from 2018

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Transformations in Conservation Governance and Implications for Human Security: The Case of Kenya’s Northern Rangelands, Jeremiah O. Asaka

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The Institutional Landscape of International Forest Protection: Understanding Institutional Complexity in International Forest Governance, Gabriela Bueno Gibbs

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Queering Women, Peace and Security, Jamie J. Hagen

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The Emergence of Private Governance in a Nonwestern Context: The Case of South Korea, Jinyoung Kang

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Exploring the Impact of Insurgencies on Gender-Based Violence and the Nigerian Armed Forces: The Boko Haram Case, Modupe Oshikoya

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Mainstreaming Climate Change in Development: The Evolution of Discourse, Yuliya Rashchupkina

Dissertations from 2017

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

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

Dissertations from 2016

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