2006-2007 Academic Year
Akande, Abdul-Rahman B.
The Evolution of Women in Middle Eastern Politics: Opportunities for Women in Parliament.
Bruno, Emily K.
When Do We Get to Peace? Patterns of Gender-Based Violence in Post-Conflict Liberia
Multiple Use Services: Meeting the Productive and Domestic Water Needs of the Rural Poor
Bjorklund, Eric R.
A Strategy for the Long War: The Key Components of Counterinsurgency fro Malaya and the Philippines.
Ciesluk, Sylvia T.
Towards a New Model of Cooperative Development: Enhancing and Leveraging the Benefits of FDI for Emerging Economies.
The Market for Microfinance in Brazil: An Industry Analysis.
An Examination and Analysis of the Interests Behind United States Political Support of Israel.
Moisio, Michael H.
Undermining the Free Oil Markets? China's Petroleum Strategy and the U.S.-P.R.C.-Japan Triangle.
Muthee, Maina H.
An Epidemiological Analysis of Malnutrition, Morbidity and Mortality Rates in the Darfur Humanitarian Crisis, Sudan 2003-2005.
Time to Restructure the Ukrainian National Association: Here's Why and How.
Palti, Leslie S.
Amongst the United States, the European Union and the People's Republic
of China: A Strategic Triangle or Three Sides without a Triangle?
Rainey, Kristen M.
In Pursuit of the Triple Bottom Line: Economic, Social, and Environmental Commitment at Clif Bar, Stonyfield Farm, and Starbucks.
Public-Private Partnerships: Can the United States Learn from the French Experience to Address its Highway Funding Needs?
Schaefer, Katherine T.
Developing an Effective Way Forward: U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Middle East.
Oil, Democracy and the Globalization of the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict.
Variables Affecting Freedom of the Press: Cross-Country Regression
Analysis with Implications on Russian Media.
Violence and Voices: Armed Political Opposition Groups' Interaction with the Foreign News Media.
Terror-Crime Nexus? Terrorism and Arms, Drug, and Human Trafficking in Georgia.
Sub-Optimal Equilibriums in the Carbon Forestry Game: Why Bamboo Should Win but Will Not.
2005-2006 Academic Year
Abrams, Brian Eric.
Strategy of Domination: ZANU-PF's Use of Ethnic Conflict as a Means of Maintaining Political Control in Zimbabwe, 1982-2006.
Brown, Gordon Kempert.
Gender Roles in Refugee Camps: The Lasting Impact of Refugee Interventions in Tanzania .
Davis, John D.
On Our Own: Unilateralism in Israeli-Policymaking.
Dixon, Andrew D.
Foreign Tourism in Brazil: Is the Sky the Limit?
Industrial Policy Options for Developing Countries: The Case of the Automotive Sector in Thailand & Malaysia.
Hickerson, Thomas B.
Failure at the Speed of Light: Project Escalation and De-Escalation in the Software Industry.
Jeffers, Kristina N.
Misreading Moscow: Toward a New Interpretation of Russian Peacekeeping in the Early 1990s.
Education in Complex Emergencies: A Case Study of the IRC Guinea Education Program.
Lopez-Aranda, Jaime G.
The Risk of
Democracy: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations on the Effects of
Electoral Uncertainty on Latin American Emerging Markets.
Manekas, Jillian Perry.
The Invisible Enemy: Suicide Terrorism in Chechnya and Sri Lanka.
McLellan, Marta Lyn.
World Bank-Financed Resettlement in China: The Influence of Property Rights in Resettlement Practices and Outcomes.
Melo, Ana C.
Transnationalism in New York City: A Study of Remittance Sending by Ecuadorian Migrants.
Democratic Islamists? A Case Study on the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS).
Development of Supporting Industries for Vietnam's Industrialization.
Nolan, Leigh E.
Afghanistan, Education and the Formation of the Taliban.
O'Brien, James M.
Exporting Jihad: Iran's Use of Non-State Armed Groups.
Market Access:Enhancing the Development Potential of the African Growth
and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a Focus on the Economic Community of West
African States (ECOWAS).
Conflict Sensitive Development--Reality or Wishful Thinking?
Pleva, Paul M.
Under What Conditions Should Donors Promote Consulting Services in Developing Countries?
Industrial Revolution:International Outsourcing in Manufacturing.
Roland, Eric S.
The Local as Client: Educational Decentralization and Partnership in Nicaragua.
The Two Intifadas: An Analysis of the Strategies and Tactics of the Israelis and the Palestinians.
Transnational Networks in International Trade: An Evalution of Ethnicity and Culture in U.S. Trade Flows.
Free Trade and Weak States: The Case of DR-CAFTA in Nicaragua.
Rupp, Joseph E.
Crisis Management at the Tip of the Spear.
Politics and Modern History of Hazara: Sectarian Politics in Afghanistan.
To Make Unity
Attractive: A Framework for State- and Power-Structures and Electoral
Systems in the Sudan's Post-Conflict Transition.
Schlapkohl, Laura Jeane Story.
Human Trafficking and the Common European Asylum System: Victim Protection and Assistance in the European Union.
Success Factors of
Agricultural Futures Markets in Developing Countries and Their
Implication on Existing and New Local Exchanges in Developing Countries.
Smith, Raven Rachael.
The Changing Face of Microfinance in India: The Costs and Benefits of Transforming from an NGO to a Non-Bank Financial Company.
Soerensen, Jan T.
Hedge Fund Portfolio Construction.
Sohne, Sandra I.
Coping with Displacement: The Case of Internally Displaced Persons in Jinja, Uganda.
The Potential for Wind-Powered Desalination in Water-Scarce Countries.
White, Robin G.
Macroeconomic Policy Framework for Reducing Deforestation: A Sri Lankan Case Study.
Myth of Equality.
Zaur, Ian M.
Agriculture and Conflict: A Conceptual Framework for Development.
2004-2005 Academic Year
High-Tech Innovation in Emerging Markets: The Case of Mexico.
Barton, Brooke Dawn.
A Global/Local Approach to Conflict Resolution in the Mining Sector: The Case of the Tintaya Dialogue Table.
Employing the Human Security Approach: A Health Security Perspective on
the Current International Response to the Hiv Epidemic.
Constitution-Making and Immutable Principles.
Human Security in Kosovo: Prospects of Local Government Reform for
Promoting Democracy, Development, and Conflict Mitigation.
Byington, John K.
Japanese Constitutional Reform and Maritime Security in East Asia.
Choi, Hyun-Jin .
U.S. Missile Defense: Implications for Sino-U.S. Arms Race.
Davis, Joy-Dee Samantha.
State Responsibility for Global Climate Change: The Case of the Maldives.
Delaune, Timothy A.
Imagined Nations: Toward a Functional Approach to the Future of "International" Relations.
Capitalizing on Women's Traditional Roles in Israeli Peace Activism: A Comparison Between Women in Black and Checkpoint Watch.
Unity vs. Uyghur Separatism: Can Information and Communication
Technologies Integrated with a Customized Economic Development Plan Help
Avoid a Cultural Collision?
The Fair Trade Response to the Coffee Crisis. Achievements, Limitations and Prospects of a Voluntary Certification Scheme.
Finnegan, Amy Colleen.
A Memorable Process in a Forgotten War: Forgiveness within Northern Uganda.
Holmberg, William WCH.
Global Research and Development Investment Practices; Does General Electric Differ from the Trend?
Interrante, Charles Michael.
Drafting a New Consensus on Conscription: Germany Debates the Future of Compulsory Military Service.
Jessee, Devin D.
Strengthening the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons Nonproliferation Regimes.
Johnson, Lauren C.
Understanding the Role of Cross Sector Strategic Alliances: An Analysis of Private and Nonprofit Sector Relations.
of the Afghan Refugee: A Study of the Impact of the Displacement
Experience on Afghan Women and Children Living in the Islamic Republic
of Iran and Pakistan.
Kibuthu, Grace WAMBUI.
Capital Markets in Emerging Economies: A Case Study of the Nairobi Stock Exchange.
U.S. Failures in the Pearl Harbor Attack: Lessons for Intelligence.
Imagining Surprise: Locating the Causality of Strategic Surprise.
Kugelman, Michael S.
Winning Hearts and
Minds through "Actual Deeds": U.S. Public Diplomacy during the
Occupation of the Philippines in Comparison with the American
Involvement in Iraq Today.
Colaborar - Amba'Apo
Ondivepa - Collaboration: An Analysis of Inter-Agency Collaborations in
Developmental Technical Assistance in Paraguay.
Evaluating Transitional Justice Mechanisms' Effect on Reconcilation: Case Study -- Sierra Leone
Democratization and Depoliticizing of Conflicting Identities:
Constitutional Transformation in Bosnia and Herzegovina .
How Marketing Mumbo Jumbo Can Help Poor Countries Grow: The Case of 100% Columbian Coffee.
Revealed Preferences in US Bilateral Aid, 1960-2000.
China's Banking System and How Citibank Can Capitalize on Its Liberalization .
Toward a More Sustainable Democracy: Public Participation in Justice Sector Reform.
Mecagni, Anna Lucia.
Reducing Refugee Rights? A Comparative Analysis of Shifting Refugee Policy and Practice in Mozambique and Guinea.
Molloy, Michael Sean.
The Dual Imperative to Enhance National Security and Foster Human Rights: The United Nations and the Adoption of Resolution 1373.
Nieto, Andres Alejandro.
An International Institutionalist Approach to the Globalization of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Progress or Alianza Para El Progreso? A Reassessment of the Latin
American Contribution to the Alliance for Progress.
Towards 'Peace Writ Large'?: Use of Evaluation in Assessing the Impact of Israeli/Palestinian Peace Education.
Strauss, Joshua G.
Assimilation and Exclusion: An Analysis of Failed Policy in Macedonia.
Szepesy, James E.
Corporal and the Emerging Battlefield: The Nexus Between the USMC's
Three Block War Concept and Network Centric Warfare.
Thompson, Stephen W.
Interpreting the Enemy: A Game Theoretic Model of Conflict with Applications to the Korean and Iraq Wars.
Tiedeman, Anna K.
Branding America: An Examination of U.S. Public Diplomacy Efforts After September 11, 2001.
'10+3' Mechanism and Its Development: A Comparative Analysis with the EU Experience.
Wang, Jane W.
Sino-Japanese Relations: Exploring the Impact of Anti-Japanese Sentiment
on Japanese Firms' Business Relations in China.
Wolfe, Matthew R.
Renewable Development: The Economics and Policies That Drive Wind Energy Development.
2003-2004 Academic Year
Abulhasan, Arwa Mohammad.
Future Relations between Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and the International Oil Companies: Success or Failure?
Private Securities Litigation against Foreign Firms: Empirical Findings.
The EU and US Trade Authorities: A Comparison.
Replacing Narco-Usurers with Micro-Lenders: The Agricultural Finance Component of Opium Substitution Programs in Afghanistan.
Business Development Services, Unemployment and the Kenyan Informal Sector.
Bailey, Sarah K.
Is Legal Status Enough? Legal Status and Livelihood Obstacles for Urban Refugees.
Evaluating the Risks and Benefits of Genetically Modified Agricultural Products in the Global Marketplace.
Rice Trade Issues between Japan and Thailand.
The Hispanic Paradigm: To Acculturate or not to Acculturate?
Dahl, Erik J.
Warning of Terror: Explaining the Failure of Intelligence against Terrorism.
Trade and Human
Rights: Exploring the Impact of WTO Law on State Capacity to Protect,
Promote and Fulfill the Human Right to Health.
Legal Reform and Economic Development in Vietnam and China: A Comparative Analysis.
De Vicente, Jorge.
State Branding in the 21st Century.
Ubudehe & the Kecamatan Development Projects: Case Study & Comparative Analysis.
Transatlantic Relations -- A Study in Complementarity.
Coercion as a Tool for Third Party Conflict Resolution: Roles, Modes, and Uses.
The U.S. Orange Juice
Tariff and the "Brazilian Invasion" of Florida: The Effect of Florida’s
Brazil -Based Processors on the Political Debate over the U.S. Orange
Hasib, Syed Waqar.
Why the Global Anti-Money Laundering Regime is Ill-Equipped to Fight the War on Terrorism, and What to Do about It.
Heen, Stacy Michelle.
Microfinance and Conflict: Toward a Conflict-Sensitive Approach.
The Humanitarian Space in Peril: How do Recent Political Developments Challenge the Work of International Relief NGOs? (MAHA Thesis)
Group-Lending: Relieving the Constraint Placed on the Institution's
Poverty Alleviation Impact by Program Design Weakness.
Al Qaida: The Ideology of Killing in the Name of God.
The Impact of Economic Openness on Internet Diffusion in Estonia and Slovenia.
Linnington, Abigail T.
Unconventional Warfare as a Strategic Policy Foreign Policy Tool: The Clinton Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan.
White Spot Virus
Syndrome: The Economic, Envrionmental and Technical Implications on the
Development of Latin American Shrimp Farming.
Carbon Finance and Solar Water Heating Technology: Exploring Possible Synergies through Five Case Studies.
Minott, Nichola D.
Carbon Sequestration and Its Potential as a Market Mechanism Tool for Sustainable Development.
Netzer, Miriam Sophia.
Riba in Islamic Jurisprudence: The Role of 'Interest,' in Discourse on Law and State.
Locating Legitimacy in Territorial Space.
Rinne, April K.
An Analysis of the
Treatment of Asset Securitization under the Proposed Basel II Accord and
the U.S. Banking Agencies' Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Ruvalcaba, Jaime M.
Fine-Tuning the Marine Corps' Counterinsurgency Capabilities.
Sampson, Kristin Elaine.
Civil Society and the FTAA: A Case Study in the Lobbying Strategies of US-Based NGOs.
"History Obliges:" The Real Motivations Behind German Aid Flows in the Case of Namibia.
The Effects of the Opening of the Green Line on Young Greek-Cypriots and Their Perception of Identity.
Shembilku, Rozeta E.
The 'National Interest' Tradition and the Foreign Policy of Albania.
The Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation as a Regulator of Microfinance Institutions in Bangladesh.
Emergence of New Political Identity in the South Caucasus: Energy, Security, Strategic Location and Pragmatism.
Sweda, John C.
Chinese-North Korean Discourse: Pathways to the Future.
International Aid and Democracy Building Process: Cambodia.
White, Elizabeth Hadley.
AIDS in Africa: A Security Threat?
2002-2003 Academic Year
Interest Groups, Corruption and the Role of Democracy: Effects on Trade Policy.
Determining Country Risk Premiums for Emerging Market Countries: A Modified Contingent Claim Analysis Model.
Bayless, Steven H.
Commanding Position: GPS, Telematics, and the Dual-Use Conundrum.
Borgerson, Scott Gerald.
A World Ocean Mediterranean.
International Environmental Governance.
Freedman, Brett David.
The End of Secrecy? Dual-Use Remote Sensing Satellite Technology and National Security Implications -- A Regulatory Framework.
Keeping Biopirates at Bay: Creating a New Legal and Institutional Protection Regime for Traditional Knowledge.
The Physical Security of Refugees in Kenyan Camps: Legal and Human Rights Implications.
Sarajevo, Whence Comes Thy Gloom? Ethnic and Religious Roots of the First World War.
Zero-Sum Game: Armistice Negotiations in Korea, 1951-1953.
Low, Pit Chen.
The Media in a Society in Transition: A Case Study of Indonesia.
The New Eastern Question for the European Union: What to Do about Turkey?
"Getting to No:" An Analysis of Failed Mediation in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (1993-2000).
Justice, Peace and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of Sierra Leone.
Sharon, Joyce Shems.
The Arab Boycott against Israel and Its Unitended Impact on Arab Economic Welfare.
Humanitarian Daily Rations: A Decade of Experience and New Directions
Empowered Communities: How New Communications are Enabling Communities of Influence to Form and Develop.
Possibilities for Promoting Global Education in Japan.
2001-2002 Academic Year
Globalization During the Yuan Dynasty Under Khubilai Khan's Rule and Lessons for Modern Globalization Effort.
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Improvements Act of 2000 and The International Effects of U.S. Merger Review Reform .
Bennion, Julie A.
DIGITAL DEUTSCHLAND: The Effects of Telecommunications Reform on the Internet in Germany.
Vizcaino Cevallos, Carolina.
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
(TRIPs) as an Enforcement Mechanism for Small Countries .
Coslovsky, Salo Vinocur.
Neoliberalism, Populism and Presidential Impeachment in Latin America.
The Forty Year Crisis Berlin (1948-1989).
Dixon, Lawrence, G.
Development and Conflict Resolution: A Social Capital Approach to Post-Conflict Redevelopment .
Cultural Commodity, Global Economy: What does globalization mean for the French wine business?
When "Power Failures" Undermine International Business Negotiations: A Negotiation Analysis of the Dabhol Power Project.
Godel, Martin H.
The Doha Conference - Birth of a New Trade Round.
Bandwidth Trading: Market Analysis and Price Volatility Modeling .
Wanis-St. John, Anthony.
Back Channel Diplomacy: The Strategic Use of Multiple Channels of Negotiation in Middle East Peacemaking.
The Transnational Crime of Human Trafficking: Positing the Anti-Trafficking Framework on Human Rights.
Foreign Direct Investment as a Catalyst for Human Capital Accumulation .
The US policy
of 'No Concessions to Terrorists': What are the pros and the cons and
the implications for the US? What elements of negotiation should be
integrated in the US policy or strategy?
Zwirn, Michael J.
Professional Success and Political Failure: Environmental NGOs in the Palestinian Authority.