Ph.D Research

Current Ph.D. Students:

BENEDETTA BERTI ALBERTI            

Title of Thesis: “The Power of Politics v. The Politics of Power: Exploring the Political Activism of Armed Groups and Its Regulation.”

OBAIDA EL-DANDARAWY            

Title of Thesis: “Evaluating the Nature of Civil-Military Relations in Israel.”

DEVIN JESSEE            

Title of Thesis: “Strategem in Asymmetry: Nonstate Armed Groups' Use of Deception.”

JEFFREY KUBIAK            

Title of Thesis: “Battle on the Homefront: Elite Debate and the American National Will in War.”

ABIGAIL LINNINGTON 

Title of Thesis: “U.S. Support to Insurgencies: Lessons from the Reagan, Clinton and the Bush Administrations.”

DIPALI MUKHOPADHYAY

Title of Thesis: “Warlord as Governor? Post-Conflict State-Building in Afghanistan 2001 to the Present.”

BRIGID PAVILONIS            

Title of Thesis: “Regime Change of a Different Kind: Exploring Adaptation in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime.”

COURTNEY RICHARDSON                        

Title of Thesis: “Image Matters? Image Projection and Chinese Deployments to UN Peacekeeping Missions.”

TROY SCHNACK 

Title of Thesis: “Casualties, Stategic Framing, and Domestic Politics: Testing Theories of Public Support for the Afghan and Iraq Wars.”

MICHAEL WAGNER            

Title of Thesis: “Forged under Fire: Sources of Organizational Change in the Armies of Britain and America during the Iraq War.”