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Student Theses

The Fletcher School Student Thesis Collection is a selection of the student theses written each year as a requirement to graduate. Student theses from 2001-2017 are below. To research older theses, go to the Tufts Digital Library.

2016-2017

Moira Birss, MA
Rights, Responsibilities and Returns on Investments: Mapping the Negotiation for an International Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Robinson Cook, GMAP
Employment Services For Displaced Women In Bogota Colombia

Michael L. Girling, MA
Developing Capacity of Countering Violent Extremism

Lauren Jencik, MALD
Rethinking Masculinities and Narratives of Wartime Sexual Violence: A Gender Analysis of Sexual Violence Against Men in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, and Iraq

Sai Krishna Kumaraswamy, MALD
What Will It Take to Skill 500 Million People?: A Policy Analysis of India's Flagship Job Skills Training Program, The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Luis Felipe G. Morgado, MA
The Role of Business in International Peace Negotiations: Strategy, Power and Influence

Nikolas Ott, MALD
Military Escalation in Cyberspace: Myth or Reality? An Analysis of the Necessary Conditions to Reduce the Likelihood of Military Escalation in Cyberspace

Ali Ahmad Pasoon, MALD
Mission Impossible: Afghan Peace Talks

Annin M. Peck, MIB
How to Achieve Sustainable Development in the Apparel Industry: A Collaborative Two-Part Approach

Kosuke Sato, MALD
Conflict Resolution in the South China Sea: The New Role of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

Justin H. Sullivan, MIB
The East Africa Private Equity Market: Opportunities & Strategies for First-Time Fund Managers

Kohei Tamaoki, LLM
Not Targeted but Proportionate: A New Perspective on UN Sanctions and Exemption Clauses

Lisa Tessier, MALD
Is carbon risk a determinant of corporate bond credit risk? Focus on the U.S. utilities sector

Ruben D. Useche, GMAP
"E Pluribus Unum:" Testing the Spillover Concept in America in Search of a World Working Peace System 

2015-2016

Aneliese K. Bernard, MALD
Securitizing Irregular Migration: A Critical Analysis of the Impacts of Counterterrorism Operations on Migration in the Sahel

Lauren Bieniek, MALD
Sowing Growth: Catalyzing broad-scale development through the cultivation of inclusive agribusinesses, featuring case studies from Tanzania

Vanessa Calva Ruiz, MA
Policy Recommendations for Mexican Consulates in the United States regarding the LGBT community

Mauricio Cardenas-Gonzalez, MALD
Analyzing Columbia’s Exchange Rate: Is the Country in a Currency Crisis?

Geoffrey A. Carr, MALD
Towards a Code of Conduct : Space Situational Awareness as a Path Forward

Woon C. Cho, MALD
Does It Work? : Addressing Anti-Americanism in South Korea Through U.S. Public Diplomacy

Todd E. Dahmann, MA
U.S. Military Capacity Building in the Middle East :  Case Studies on Divergent Security Concepts

Speed E. Estebo, MALD
Russian Foreign Policy and Putins Fear of Revolution

Paula. Fynboh, GMAP
Public Narrative as a Leadership Art in Influencing Global Movements

Ruth E. Harvey, MALD
Welcome Home : Using persuasion to expand foreign fighter reintegration policies

Lawen. Hawezy, MA
U.S. Military Cooperation with Kurdistan's Peshmerga

Nathalie M. Hudson, MIB
A New Type of Contract: The examination of the role of big business in strengthening the social contracts in sub-Saharan Africa

Ang Y. Kleiman, MALD
Fractured Lives: Personal Narratives From the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Catherine A. Klepacki, MALD
Displacement and the State: A Process Tracing analysis of shifts in refugee and asylum policy in France and Kenya

Jacob A. Kuipers, MALD
Too Big to Nail: How Investor-State Arbitration Lacks an Appropriate Execution Mechanism for the Largest Awards

Leland M. Lazarus, MALD
Three Kingdoms: Three Paths to China's Future

Xiaodon L. Liang, MALD
Assessing Arms Production in the Third Tier Thirty Years On

Ameya A. Naik, MALD
More or Less Sovereign: Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and UN Peacekeeping in International Law and Politics

Randall M. Quinn, MALD
Conflict and Disease: An Analysis of Endemic Polio in Northern Pakistan

Raymond Ressy, GMAP
The Impact of Policy Responses to the Eurozone Crisis on Democracy, Accountability and the Rule of Law in Europe

Rachel M. Rosenberg, MALD
Private Shoes for Public Benefit: Evaluating a Reintegration Program in Colombia

Alexander R. Schulte, MIB
The PPA Crutch: The Implications of Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements in New England, Lessons Learned from Public Utility Regulatory Policy Act Independent Power Producers

Lauren A. Spink, MALD
The Resettlement Process as a Site of Structural Power and Narrative Production

James C. Whitacre, MALD
Oceans, Big Data, and The Internet of Things

2014-2015

Lulwa Al-Kilani, MA
Displaced and Stateless Palestinian Refugees fleeing the Syrian Crisis

Hyson Bae and Zoraida Velasco, MALD
South-South Technology Cooperation:The Case of Brazil and China's Wind Industry

Sarah L. Collman, MALD
Mass Atrocity Prevention in the Twenty-First Century: Assessing the Risk for Violence in Burundi and Examining Options for US Government Policy

Grace E. Johnson, MALD
China, India and the Palermo Protocol: Consent, Compliance and the Influence of International Law on Domestic Policy

Albert B Karcher, MALD
RESOLVING THE DISPUTE BETWEEN CHINA AND THE PHILIPPINES IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA: MUTUAL GAINS AND VALUING ENVIRONMENTAL GOODS

Kenichi Kitamura, MA
Malaysia's development challenges for moving up the value chain: Analysis of cluster development policy

Wah-Kwan Lin, MALD
Terrorism and Freedom of Expression: An Econometric Analysis

Yaw Bawm. Mangshang, MA
Self-Determination:  What Does It Mean for Ethnic Minorities?  Lessons for Myanmar from Aceh-Indonesia Experience

Niyash K. Mistry, MALD
Building Sustainable Cities through International Knowledge Sharing and Multilevel Governance for Environmentally Sustainable Development: A Blue Print for Mumbai

Uma S. Nabar, MIB
The role of Derivatives in the Bankruptcy of Detroit

Phuc L. Phan, MA
Economic Diplomacy: Concept and Practice in Vietnam - U.S. relations

Marie A. Principe, MA
Dangerous Dissonance: Armed Groups that Violate Women's Rights, and the Women Who Support Them

Owen M. Sanderson, MALD
The Emergence of Kenya's Innovation and Technology Ecosystem

Leila. Seradj, MALD
'UPSETTING THE IDEA OF CENTURIES' THE ORIGINS OF THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT IN IRAN, 1850 - 1925

Alice Taylor, MA
How Do Internally Displaced Women Respond to their Own Situations? A Case Study of the Emergence and Practices of Leadership Among Urban IDP Women in Columbia

Liam P. Walsh, MALD
Enabling Others to Win in a Complex World: Security Force Assistance and the Future of the Regionally Aligned Forces Mission in the Brigade Combat Team

Leon T. Whyte, MA
Evolution of the U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance

Mollie E. Zapata, MALD
Patterns of Attack: Understanding Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

2013-2014

Sara Blankenship, MALD
Dead in the Water? A Comparative Analysis of the Battle Between Consuming and Conserving Two of the World’s Most Iconic Seafood Species - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna and Sharks

Yuttalid Bunnag, MALD
Burma's Forgotten Frontline: The Dilemmas of Ethnic Politics, Self-Determination and Democratic Governance (the Case Study of Kachin)

Siddharth S. Durgavanshi, MIB
Impact of Corporate Governance Practices on Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions in India

Marlene M. Houngbedji, LLM
Praeda Preda, Desuetude of a Gendered Code

Michael R. Kemmer, MA
Malaria Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Drug Development and Cost-Effectiveness Strategies

Bretton James McEvoy, MALD
Gender-Just Reparations: Key Elements and Approaches

Leah B. Meadows, MALD
The Impact of BRAC's Food for Training and Income Generation Program in South Sudan on Boys' and Girls' Education Outcomes

Joshua R. Meservey, MALD
The Somali Insurgency: The Growing Threat of Terror's Resurgence

Evan M. Paradis, MALD
Encouraging Nuclear Innovation: What Small Modular Reactors Can Learn from Nuclear Attack Submarine Development

Elizabeth L. Paul, MALD
Food Security Resilience in Somalia: A Critical Review and Conceptual Framework for Intervention

Benjamin C. Rosenbaum, MALD
Counterterrorism Lessons for Cybersecurity: How a Decade’s Worth of Experience Fighting Terrorism Can Provide Insights into Mitigating the Threat of Cyber Attacks

Claudia L. Schwartz, MALD
Turning the Lights Back On: Strategies for Private Participation in Electricity Infrastructure in Post-Conflict States

Nari Shim, MALD
Korea's Multiculturalism Policy and Media Discourse

Gabrielle C. Soltys, MALD
Exclusion and Agency in Rio de Janeiro: An Analysis of the Marginalization of Favela Residents and their Resistance to Violence

Mary Chapman Spielmann, MALD
American Citizen Services: Consular Internship in Guadalajara, Mexico 2013

Torrey E. Taussig, MALD
From Liberty to Liberation: the Theory and Practice of American Exceptionalism

Jennie L Vader, MA
Enhancing the Value of Monitoring in International Development: Lessons from Literature and Practice

Ian G. Van Son, MALD
Germany’s Unwillingness to Lead: The Nature and Exercise of its Power, and How its History, Normalization, and Economic Concerns Have Brought About an Existential Crisis and Reluctance to Lead Alone

Keren I. Yohannes, MALD
Coercive Coverage? A Study of Media Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy towards Sierra Leone

Drew E. Zoller, MALD
End of an era: why the erosion of petroleum's monopoly on fueling transportation should drive Saudi Arabia to raise output and lower prices

2012-2013

Charles R. Bailey, MALD
Modern Family Planning in Mali: An Analysis of the Relative Merits of Fertility Awareness Methods Versus Commodity-Based Methods

Robert Berry, MALD
Of Lion Hearts, Terrible Wolves and Sacrificial Lambs: A Comparative Analysis of the Rationale and Conditions for Suicide Attacks in Japan during WWII and Iraq Post-2003

Ye Cao, MIB
GDP Warrant Design for Greek Debt Restructuring- Lessons from the Argentine Default 

Katherine E. Conway-Gaffney, MALD
The Role of Memory in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Shuvam Dutta, MALD
Letting the Sun Shine in: The Role of Development Finance Institutions in Catalyzing Investments in the Indian Solar Industry

Rachel N. Fredman, MALD
The Dictator's Dilemma and the Politics of Telecommunications in Cuba: A Case Study

Liam P. Hardy, MIB
The Southern Energy Corridor: Competition and Cooperation for Natural Gas Transportation in the Black Sea and Caspian Region

Sarah M. Miano, MALD
Reparations for Child Victims of Armed Conflict: Responding to the Rights and Needs of Children in Transitional Justice

Dana Rose Goldman, MALD
Technical Efficiency of Rice Production in India: A study using stochastic frontier analysis to estimate technical efficiency and its determinants

Amy Heading, MALD
Global pro bono: The duty of, and opportunity for, the international private legal sector to contribute to rule of law, development, access to justice and human rights in the developing world

Rachel H. Gordon, MALD
The Wrong Side of the Street: Examining Urban Violence and Resilience in Managua, Nicaragua Through a Spatial Lens

Matthew Hoisington, MALD
International Law and Ungoverned Space

Kohei Ichisaka, MALD
Monetary and Fiscal Policy of South Sudan: Analysis of a Newly Independent Oil-exporting Country 

Panagiota Kaltsa, MALD
Participation, National Identity, Media & Technology in Greece

Brian S. Loeb, MALD
Electoral system design? Assessing the evidence for the standard advice

Paul G. Maidowski, MALD
How to Create Efficient, Reliable and Clean Electricity Markets: A Regulatory Design for Mongolia and Northeast Asia 

Shelton D Metcalf, MALD
To what extent will the Panama Canal expansion lower transportation costs and enhance the competitiveness of exports from the United States? 

Aziza F Mohammed, MALD
Another Look East: John F. Kennedy and India 

Tomohiro Nagasaki, MALD
Reaching the Base of the Pyramid: An Analysis of Bakhresa Grain Milling Malawi's Inclusive Business Model

Micah G. Peckarsky, MALD
Civil War in Algeria (1991-2002) and its Aftermath: Analyzing the Emergence & Evolution of Non-State Armed Groups

John P. Pollock, MALD
State Manipulation of NGOs: Government-Civil Society Relations in Egypt

Rebecca Tapscott, MALD
Catalyzing Social Change: A Comparative Analysis of Female Genital Cutting and Breast Flattening

Albert B. Trithart, MALD
When Elections Do Not A Democracy Make: The 2010 Elections in Sudan 

Duygu Cecen Yaygir, MALD
The Compatibility of REACH Regulation with WTO TBT Agreement

2011-2012

Charles R Bailey, MALD
Modern Family Planning in Mali: An Analysis of the Relative Merits of Fertility Awareness Methods Versus Commodity-Based Methods 

Robert Berry, MALD
Of Lion Hearts, Terrible Wolves and Sacrificial Lambs: A Comparative Analysis of the Rationale and Conditions for Suicide Attacks in Japan during WWII and Iraq Post-2003 

Rahul Bhatnagar, MIB
Peacebuilding Potential of the International Private Sector in Post-Conflict/Post-Disaster Societies

Ye Cao, MIB
GDP Warrant Design for Greek Debt Restructuring- Lessons from the Argentine Default

Rachel N. Fredman, MALD
The Dictator's Dilemma and the Politics of Telecommunications in Cuba: A Case Study

Liam P. Hardy, MIB
The Southern Energy Corridor: Competition and Cooperation for Natural Gas Transportation in the Black Sea and Caspian Region

Matthew, Hoisington, MALD
International Law and Ungoverned Space

Kohei Ichisaka, MALD
Monetary and Fiscal Policy of South Sudan: Analysis of a Newly Independent Oil-exporting Country

Samuel P. Janis, MALD
Ending Poverty in '160 Characters or Less': Constraints of SMS Gateways for Global Development; Findings from a Six-Month M4D Pilot Project in Pakistan

Rizwan R. Ladha, MALD
Balancing Tradeoffs: Adaptability and Flexibility in the U.S. Legal Approach to Nuclear Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Seth M. Leighton, MALD
From Aspiration To Obligation: The Evolving Right to Education in International Law

Brian S. Loeb, MALD
Electoral system design? Assessing the evidence for the standard advice

Aziza F. Mohammed, MALD
Another Look East: John F. Kennedy and India

Rebecca Tapscott, MALD
Catalyzing Social Change: A Comparative Analysis of Female Genital Cutting and Breast Flattening

Duygu Cecen Yaygir, MALD
The Compatibility of REACH Regulation with WTO TBT Agreement

2010-2011

Andrea Beccalli, MALD
Exploring theories of change that UNESCO could implement in its media strategy to most effectively contribute to post-conflict and peacebuilding

Mayumi Beppu, MALD
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): How Does it Contribute to Increated Competitiveness of ASEAN?

Rahul Bhatnagar, MIB
Peacebuilding potential of the international private sector in post-conflict/post-disaster societies

Dan Caspersz, MALD
Media coverage and humanitarian assistance

Justin N. Chinyanta, LLM
Central Bank Independence in an African Context: The Case of Zambia

Elise S. Crane, MALD
Bridging the void: social media's potential to transform intergroup relations in fractured societies

Samuel P. Janis, MALD
Ending Poverty in '160 Characters or Less': Constraints of SMS Gateways for Global Development; Findings from a Six-Month M4D Pilot Project in Pakistan

Rizwan R. Ladha, MALD
Balancing Tradeoffs: Adaptability and Flexibility in the U.S. Legal Approach to Nuclear Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Seth M. Leighton, MALD
From Aspiration to Obligation: the Evolving Right to Education in International Law

Andrew G. Lewis, MALD
A Dissappearing Right of Self-Determination: The Ongoing Impasse in Western Sahara and its Consequences

Kimberly N. Lyon, MALD
Linkage or Leakage? The Jamaican Hospitality Sector's Demand for Locally Produced Food

Omar S. Mahmood, MALD
The Ethiopian-Eritrean Dynamic: Classic Proxy Warfare and How a Small Town is Destabilizing the Horn of Africa

Sana Mahmood, MALD
U.S. Public Diplomacy in Pakistan: Challenges and Prospects for the Future

Ravi Ashokkumar Manghani, MALD
Bottling renewable energy: market assessment of grid-scale storage for renewable integration in the U.S.

Juan Sebastian Molano, MALD
Betting for the Poor: Exploring gambling as a financial strategy for low income households in Columbia

Amanda R. Moodie, MALD
The centre cannot hold: impact of the scientific and information revolutions on the nonproliferation regime

Munoz Brenes, Carlos Luis, MALD
How Multilateral Environmental Regimes Affect Policies For Forest Conservation and Ecosystem Services Provision: The Case of Costa Rica

Galen B. Murton, MALD
The Himalaya Complex: Roads and Conflict in High Asia

Paul J. Nadeau, MALD
Two Level War Games: The Domestic Factors that Influence Presidential Decision-Making to Use Force in Minor Conflicts

Laurence B. Nguyen, MIB
Post-Cold War Defense Contracting Consolidation: Leadership and Survival Strategies

Richard B. Opio, MALD
The Effectiveness of Peacekeeping as a Management Tool for Political Crisis: A Case Study of Somalia

John A. Rahaghi, MALD
New Tools, Old Goals: Comparing the Role of Technology in the 1979 Iranian Revolution and The 2009 Green Movement

Blake L. Ratcliff, MALD
Prospects for Global Environmental Accountability Bodies: Assessing the Suitability of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies Model for International Environmental Treaty Governance

Timothy Ridout, MALD
Building Peace and the State in Somalia: The Case of Somaliland

Rebecca F. Schutte, MALD
Effects of teacher characteristics on Project ABC outcomes in Niger

Kelsi R. Stine, MALD
A state of inequality: confronting elite capture in post-conflict Guatemala

Galen Tan, MingChern, MALD
Myanmar's Sittwe: A Case of Sino-Indian Geopolitical Competition in the Indian Ocean

Atsushi Tanizawa, MALD
The Role of Governments in Improving Country-of-Origin Effects

Firas Eugen Taso, MALD
21st Century Civilian Nuclea Power and the Role of Small Modular Reactors

Richard Chesley Thurber, MALD
Militias As Sociopolitical Movements: Iraq's Armed Shia Groups

Louisa C. Trackman, MALD
Non-Agricultural Fair Trade: An Analysis of Economic and Developmental Benefits and Challenges

Mustafa Tuzcu, MALD
Has a New Political Era Changed Iraqi State? Challenges for a Late Rentier State

Colin H. Wood, MALD
Mozambique and the Mozal Aluminum Project: perils of megaproject-led economic development

2009-2010

Stephen A. Allen, MALD
Disaggregating the Displaced: The Influence of Refugee Contexts and Origins on Militarization and State Security

Justin N. Chinyanta, LLM
Central Bank Independence in an African Context: the Case of Zambia

Colin W. Christensen, MALD
Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Capstone Doctrine in Addressing UN Peacekeeping Challenges

Maren I. Christensen, MALD
Judicial Reform in Afghanistan: Towards a Holistic Understanding of Legitimacy in Post-Conflict Societies

Elizabeth Deheza, MALD
The Dawn of a New Arctic Chessboard

Barbara E. Bravo Flores, MALD
Achieving universal health coverage in Mexico: The case of Seguro Popular

Joshua R. Gross, MALD
The Fog of Peace: Comparing U.S. and UN Approaches to Conflict Management in Nepal

Brian P. Heilman, MALD
A Lifecourse Perspective of Intimate Partner Violence in India: What Picture Does the NFHS-3 Paint?

Silva D. Kantareva, MALD
The Responsibility to Protect: Issues of Legal Formulation and Practical Application

Tara A. Leung, MALD
Savings Institutions - Savings Culture: The effect of culture and institutions on financial behaviors

Rafael Cavazzoni Lima, LLM
The WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and the Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health: Will They Solve the Pharmaceutical Question?

Shailee Pradhan, MALD
Biofuels and its Implications on Food Security, Climate Change, and Energy Security: A Case Study of Nepal

Gaurav Relhan, MALD
Theorizing the Economics of E-Waste Trade: Issues, Analysis and Strategies

Constantin Sabet d'Acre, MALD
A Real Great Leap Forward: History, Drivers And Expected Trends Of M&A In The People's Republic Of China

Katherine M. Scaife, MALD
Inadequate Institutions and Inefficient Outcomes in Mexico's Sugar Industry

Jeffrey J. Smith, LLM
From the Desert to the Sea: The Maritime Jurisdiction of an Independent Western Sahara

2008-2009

Sarah Cartmell, MALD
Profits, Planes and Policy: An Analysis of the Midway Airport Privatization and its Implications for Future Airport Privatizations in the United States

Jorge De Vicente, MALD
State Branding in the 21st Century

Viola Erdmannsdoerfer, MALD
Creating Obstacles to Peace: The International Involvement in Darfur

Medina Haeri, MALD
Unraveling the Paradox: The Resilience of Women's Rights Activism in Iran within the Context of a Changing Political Environment

Sajedul Hoq, MALD
Collaborative Value Sharing Between Profit and NonProfit Partners in Emerging Markets: The Case of GrameenPhone in Bangladesh

Mammadov Ilgar, MALD
Geopolitics of Energy in the Caspian Sea Region: Azerbaijan's Challenges

Erik Iverson, MALD
Achieving Complex National Security Missions: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Design and Management of Collaborative Institutions

Masato Kamiya, MALD
Prospect of Energy Link Between Central Asia and China: A Study on the Development of 'Energy Silk Route,' the Turkmenistan - China Pipeline

Abby Lindsay, MALD
Additionally of the Clean Development Mechanism: Insights from Central American Case Studies

Robert Marcus, MALD
Azerbaijan and Israel: Oil, Islam and Strawberries Pragmatism in Foreign Policy Between Unlikely Allies

Stephen Murphy, MALD
Resuscitating 'the Forgotten Sector in a Forgotten State': Catalyzing Improved Health Outcomes in Guinea-Bissau through the Millennium Development Goals

Emily Nesheim, MALD
Conceptualizing Climate Change Migration: A Literature Review and Analysis of the State of the Field and its Implications

Kirby Reiling, MALD
How to Assess Corruption in Defence: A Framework for Designing, Comparing and Interpreting Corruption Measurement Tools

Greg Scally, MALD
Defining Corruption: A Comparison of the Substantive Criminal Law of Public Corruption in the United States and the United Kingdom

Dahlia Shaham, MALD
The Political Potential of Israel-GCC Business Relations

Sarah Sitts, MALD
Tourism and Economic Development in Tanzania

Robert A. Tschiemer, MALD
Mobile Banking: Can Financial Services be Extended to Africa's Unbanked?

Mackinnon Webster, MALD
One For All and All For One: Intra-Organizational Dynamics in Humanitarian Action

2007-2008

Andrew S. Bennett, MALD
Towards a National Information Infrastructure Initiative for the United States: An Analysis of Global Broadband Deployment, Adoption and Policies for Enhancement.

Kathryn Jefferis Birch, MALD
If We Could Hear & Read Their Stories: A Comparative Analysis of Perpetrator Patterns & Community Responses to Sexual Violence in Liberia & Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Carly Fowler, MALD
Never Again? The Failure of the International Community and the Media During the Rwanda Genocide.

Laurie A. Gagnon, MALD
A Story of Communication, Power and Vision: Bringing Guatemalan Civil Society into the National Decision-Making Process.

Dmitri Goudkov, MALD
Violence Prevention Through Bodybuilding.

Hai Huynh, MALD
Maintaining Socially-Inclusive Economic Growth By Enabling Opportunity: Achieving Sustainable Development in Vietnam.

David Lanz, MALD
Of Peace and Justice: The Impact of Human Rights in Peacemaking.

Sylvia Paola Mendoza, MALD
Distributional and Welfare Effects of Including Corn into NAFTA and the Social, Economic, Political and International Repercussions for Mexico.

Michael-John Myette, MALD
NGO Mission and Staff Perception: A Case Study of the Finca del Niño.

Brian Neff, MALD
Towards a Framework for Culturally-Sensitive Psychosocial Interventions in the Population of Internally Displaced Sudanese.

Evelyne Schmid, MALD
The Right to a Fair Trial in States of Emergencies: Non-Derogable Aspects of Article 14 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Ike Sharpless, MALD
Farm Animal Welfare and WTO Law: Assessing the Legality of Policy Measures.

Heidi M Sumser, MALD
Adopem Bank: Microfinance in the Dominican Republic, A Case Study.

2006-2007

Abdul-Rahman B. Akande, MALD
The Evolution of Women in Middle Eastern Politics: Opportunities for Women in Parliament.

Emily K. Bruno, MALD
When Do We Get to Peace? Patterns of Gender-Based Violence in Post-Conflict Liberia

Racey Bingham, MALD
Multiple Use Services: Meeting the Productive and Domestic Water Needs of the Rural Poor

Eric R Bjorklund, MALD
A Strategy for the Long War: The Key Components of Counterinsurgency for Malaya and the Philippines.

Sylvia T.  Ciesluk, MALD
Towards a New Model of Cooperative Development: Enhancing and Leveraging the Benefits of FDI for Emerging Economies.

Gioia Deucher, MALD
The Market for Microfinance in Brazil: An Industry Analysis.

Osnat Lupesko-Persky, MALD
An Examination and Analysis of the Interests Behind United States Political Support of Israel.

Michael H Moisio, MALD
Undermining the Free Oil Markets? China's Petroleum Strategy and the U.S.-P.R.C.-Japan Triangle.

Maina H Muthee, MALD
An Epidemiological Analysis of Malnutrition, Morbidity and Mortality Rates in the Darfur Humanitarian Crisis, Sudan 2003-2005.

Damian Olesnycky, MALD
Time to Restructure the Ukrainian National Association: Here's Why and How.

Leslie S. Palti, MALD
Energy Relations Amongst the United States, the European Union and the People's Republic of China: A Strategic Triangle or Three Sides without a Triangle?

Kristen M. Rainey, MALD
In Pursuit of the Triple Bottom Line: Economic, Social, and Environmental Commitment at Clif Bar, Stonyfield Farm, and Starbucks.

Virginie Raphael, MALD
Public-Private Partnerships: Can the United States Learn from the French Experience to Address its Highway Funding Needs?

Katherine T. Schaefer, MALD
Developing an Effective Way Forward: U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Middle East.

Hilary Sienrukos, MALD
Oil, Democracy and the Globalization of the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict.

Armine Simonyan, MALD
Media Independence: Variables Affecting Freedom of the Press: Cross-Country Regression Analysis with Implications on Russian Media.

Michael Spiros, MALD
Violence and Voices: Armed Political Opposition Groups' Interaction with the Foreign News Media.

Colleen Traughber, MALD
Terror-Crime Nexus? Terrorism and Arms, Drug, and Human Trafficking in Georgia.

Raya Widenoja, MALD
Sub-Optimal Equilibriums in the Carbon Forestry Game: Why Bamboo Should Win but Will Not.

2005-2006

Brian Eric Abrams, MALD
Strategy of Domination: ZANU-PF's Use of Ethnic Conflict as a Means of Maintaining Political Control in Zimbabwe, 1982-2006.

Gordon Kempert Brown, MALD
Gender Roles in Refugee Camps: The Lasting Impact of Refugee Interventions in Tanzania .

John D Davis, MALD
On Our Own: Unilateralism in Israeli-Policymaking.

Andrew D Dixon, MALD
Foreign Tourism in Brazil: Is the Sky the Limit?

Wanrawee Fuangkajonsak, MALD
Industrial Policy Options for Developing Countries: The Case of the Automotive Sector in Thailand & Malaysia.

Thomas B Hickerson, MALD
Failure at the Speed of Light: Project Escalation and De-Escalation in the Software Industry.

Kristina N Jeffers, MALD
Misreading Moscow: Toward a New Interpretation of Russian Peacekeeping in the Early 1990s.

Deborah Jones, MALD
Education in Complex Emergencies: A Case Study of the IRC Guinea Education Program.

Jaime G Lopez-Aranda, MALD
The Risk of Democracy: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations on the Effects of Electoral Uncertainty on Latin American Emerging Markets.

Jillian Perry Manekas, MALD
The Invisible Enemy: Suicide Terrorism in Chechnya and Sri Lanka.

Marta Lyn McLellan, MALD
World Bank-Financed Resettlement in China: The Influence of Property Rights in Resettlement Practices and Outcomes.

Ana C. Melo, MALD
Transnationalism in New York City: A Study of Remittance Sending by Ecuadorian Migrants.

Erica Miller, MALD
Democratic Islamists? A Case Study on the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS).

Junichi Mori, MALD
Development of Supporting Industries for Vietnam's Industrialization.

Leigh E Nolan, MALD
Afghanistan, Education and the Formation of the Taliban.

James M O'Brien, MALD
Exporting Jihad: Iran's Use of Non-State Armed Groups.

Ofori-Adjei, Akua Brakatu, MALD
Beyond Preferential 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).

Marina Pevzner, MALD
Conflict Sensitive Development--Reality or Wishful Thinking?

Paul M Pleva, MALD
Under What Conditions Should Donors Promote Consulting Services in Developing Countries?

Benjamin Presnell, MALD
Industrial Revolution:International Outsourcing in Manufacturing.

Eric S Roland, MALD
The Local as Client: Educational Decentralization and Partnership in Nicaragua.

Jonathan Ron, MALD
The Two Intifadas: An Analysis of the Strategies and Tactics of the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Kevin Rosier, MALD
Transnational Networks in International Trade: An Evaluation of Ethnicity and Culture in U.S. Trade Flows.

Molly Runyon, MALD
Free Trade and Weak States: The Case of DR-CAFTA in Nicaragua.

Joseph E Rupp, MALD
Crisis Management at the Tip of the Spear.

Humayun Sarabi, MALD
Politics and Modern History of Hazara: Sectarian Politics in Afghanistan.

Martin Schuepp, MALD
To Make Unity Attractive: A Framework for State- and Power-Structures and Electoral Systems in the Sudan's Post-Conflict Transition.

Laura Jeane Story Schlapkohl, MALD
Human Trafficking and the Common European Asylum System: Victim Protection and Assistance in the European Union.

Euna Shim, MALD
Success Factors of Agricultural Futures Markets in Developing Countries and Their Implication on Existing and New Local Exchanges in Developing Countries.

Raven Rachael Smith, MALD
The Changing Face of Microfinance in India: The Costs and Benefits of Transforming from an NGO to a Non-Bank Financial Company.

Jan T. Soerensen, MALD
Hedge Fund Portfolio Construction.

Sandra I. Sohne, MALD
Coping with Displacement: The Case of Internally Displaced Persons in Jinja, Uganda.

Edward Spang, MALD
The Potential for Wind-Powered Desalination in Water-Scarce Countries.

Robin G. White, MALD
Macroeconomic Policy Framework for Reducing Deforestation: A Sri Lankan Case Study.

Nirmalaguhan Wigneswaran, MALD
Myth of Equality.

Ian M. Zaur, IMALD
Agriculture and Conflict: A Conceptual Framework for Development.

2004-2005

Tamara Barber, MALD
High-Tech Innovation in Emerging Markets: The Case of Mexico.

Brooke Dawn Barton, MALD
A Global/Local Approach to Conflict Resolution in the Mining Sector: The Case of the Tintaya Dialogue Table.

Nahid Bhadelia, MALD
Modeling and Employing the Human Security Approach: A Health Security Perspective on the Current International Response to the Hiv Epidemic.

Sam Brooke, MALD
Constitution-Making and Immutable Principles.

Shannon Burke, MALD
Decentralization and Human Security in Kosovo: Prospects of Local Government Reform for Promoting Democracy, Development, and Conflict Mitigation.

John K. Byington, MALD
Japanese Constitutional Reform and Maritime Security in East Asia.

Hyun-Jin Choi, MALD
U.S. Missile Defense: Implications for Sino-U.S. Arms Race.

Joy-Dee Samantha Davis, MALD
State Responsibility for Global Climate Change: The Case of the Maldives.

Timothy A Delaune, MALD
Imagined Nations: Toward a Functional Approach to the Future of "International" Relations.

Sharon Deutsch-Nadir, MALD
Capitalizing on Women's Traditional Roles in Israeli Peace Activism: A Comparison Between Women in Black and Checkpoint Watch.

Nancy Eranosian, MALD
Chinese National Unity vs. Uyghur Separatism: Can Information and Communication Technologies Integrated with a Customized Economic Development Plan Help Avoid a Cultural Collision?

Ruth T. Fend, MALD
The Fair Trade Response to the Coffee Crisis. Achievements, Limitations and Prospects of a Voluntary Certification Scheme.

Amy Colleen Finnegan, MALD
A Memorable Process in a Forgotten War: Forgiveness within Northern Uganda.

William WCH.Holmberg, MALD
Global Research and Development Investment Practices; Does General Electric Differ from the Trend?

Charles Michael Interrante, MALD
Drafting a New Consensus on Conscription: Germany Debates the Future of Compulsory Military Service.

Devin D Jessee, MALD
Strengthening the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons Nonproliferation Regimes.

Lauren C. Johnson, MALD
Understanding the Role of Cross Sector Strategic Alliances: An Analysis of Private and Nonprofit Sector Relations.

Ghazal Keshavarzian, MALD
The Transformation 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.

Grace WAMBUI. Kibuthu, MALD
Capital Markets in Emerging Economies: A Case Study of the Nairobi Stock Exchange.

Masahiko Kobayashi, MALD
U.S. Failures in the Pearl Harbor Attack: Lessons for Intelligence.

Devadas Krishnadas, MALD
Imagining Surprise: Locating the Causality of Strategic Surprise.

Michael S. Kugelman, MALD
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.

Stephanie K. Lindenbaum, MALD
Colaborar - Amba'Apo Ondivepa - Collaboration: An Analysis of Inter-Agency Collaborations in Developmental Technical Assistance in Paraguay.

Elaina Loizou, MALD
Evaluating Transitional Justice Mechanisms' Effect on Reconciliation: Case Study -- Sierra Leone

Maja Marjanovic, MALD
Post-Conflict Democratization and Depoliticizing of Conflicting Identities: Constitutional Transformation in Bosnia and Herzegovina .

Rafael Marti, MALD
How Marketing Mumbo Jumbo Can Help Poor Countries Grow: The Case of 100% Columbian Coffee.

Ben Mazzotta, MALD
Revealed Preferences in US Bilateral Aid, 1960-2000.

Kevin McGeehan, MALD
China's Banking System and How Citibank Can Capitalize on Its Liberalization .

Ashley McIlvain, MALD
Toward a More Sustainable Democracy: Public Participation in Justice Sector Reform.

Anna Lucia Mecagni, MALD
Reducing Refugee Rights? A Comparative Analysis of Shifting Refugee Policy and Practice in Mozambique and Guinea.

Michael Sean Molloy, MALD
Diplomatic Investments.

Maitri Morarji, MALD
The Dual Imperative to Enhance National Security and Foster Human Rights: The United Nations and the Adoption of Resolution 1373.

Andres Alejandro Nieto, MALD
An International Institutionalist Approach to the Globalization of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Roberto Porzecanski, MALD
Alliance for Progress or Alianza Para El Progreso? A Reassessment of the Latin American Contribution to the Alliance for Progress.

Karen Ross, MALD
Towards 'Peace Writ Large'?: Use of Evaluation in Assessing the Impact of Israeli/Palestinian Peace Education.

Joshua G Strauss, MALD
Assimilation and Exclusion: An Analysis of Failed Policy in Macedonia.

James E. Szepesy, MALD
The Strategic Corporal and the Emerging Battlefield: The Nexus Between the USMC's Three Block War Concept and Network Centric Warfare.

Stephen W. Thompson, MALD
Interpreting the Enemy: A Game Theoretic Model of Conflict with Applications to the Korean and Iraq Wars.

Anna K. Tiedeman, MALD
Branding America: An Examination of U.S. Public Diplomacy Efforts After September 11, 2001.

Genhua Wang, MALD
'10+3' Mechanism and Its Development: A Comparative Analysis with the EU Experience.

Jane W. Wang, MALD
Crossroads in Sino-Japanese Relations: Exploring the Impact of Anti-Japanese Sentiment on Japanese Firms' Business Relations in China.

Matthew R. Wolfe, MALD
Renewable Development: The Economics and Policies That Drive Wind Energy Development.

2003-2004

Arwa Mohammad Abulhasan, MALD
Future Relations between Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and the International Oil Companies: Success or Failure?

Reeta Alanko, MALD
Private Securities Litigation against Foreign Firms: Empirical Findings.

Paola Amadei, MALD
The EU and US Trade Authorities: A Comparison.

Bhuvana Anand, MALD
Replacing Narco-Usurers with Micro-Lenders: The Agricultural Finance Component of Opium Substitution Programs in Afghanistan.

Malick Antoine, MALD
Business Development Services, Unemployment and the Kenyan Informal Sector.

Sarah K. Bailey, MALD
Is Legal Status Enough? Legal Status and Livelihood Obstacles for Urban Refugees.

Noah Bessoff, MALD
Evaluating the Risks and Benefits of Genetically Modified Agricultural Products in the Global Marketplace.

Sittikorn Chantadansuwan, MALD
Rice Trade Issues between Japan and Thailand.

Alberto Comenge, MALD
The Hispanic Paradigm: To Acculturate or not to Acculturate?

Erik J. Dahl, MALD
Warning of Terror: Explaining the Failure of Intelligence against Terrorism.

Sandrine Dawar, MALD
Trade and Human Rights: Exploring the Impact of WTO Law on State Capacity to Protect, Promote and Fulfill the Human Right to Health.

Adam Day, MALD
Legal Reform and Economic Development in Vietnam and China: A Comparative Analysis.

Jorge De Vicente, MALD
State Branding in the 21st Century.

Judith Dunbar, MALD
Ubudehe & the Kecamatan Development Projects: Case Study & Comparative Analysis.

Dominic Goh, MALD
Transatlantic Relations -- A Study in Complementarity.

Jonas Hagmann, MALD
Coercion as a Tool for Third Party Conflict Resolution: Roles, Modes, and Uses.

Ezequiel Hart, MALD
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 Juice Tariff.

Syed Waqar Hasib, MALD
Why the Global Anti-Money Laundering Regime is Ill-Equipped to Fight the War on Terrorism, and What to Do about It.

Stacy Michelle Heen, MALD
Microfinance and Conflict: Toward a Conflict-Sensitive Approach.

Heinz Henghuber, MALD
The Humanitarian Space in Peril: How do Recent Political Developments Challenge the Work of International Relief NGOs? (MAHA Thesis)

Jeffrey Isen, MALD
FCC's Community Group-Lending: Relieving the Constraint Placed on the Institution's Poverty Alleviation Impact by Program Design Weakness.

Sajid Khan, MALD
Al Qaida: The Ideology of Killing in the Name of God.

Meelis Kitsing, MALD
The Impact of Economic Openness on Internet Diffusion in Estonia and Slovenia.

Abigail T.  Linnington, MALD
Unconventional Warfare as a Strategic Policy Foreign Policy Tool: The Clinton Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Caleb McClennen, MALD
White Spot Virus Syndrome: The Economic, Environmental and Technical Implications on the Development of Latin American Shrimp Farming.

Samuel. Milton, MALD
Carbon Finance and Solar Water Heating Technology: Exploring Possible Synergies through Five Case Studies.

Nichola D. Minott, MALD
Carbon Sequestration and Its Potential as a Market Mechanism Tool for Sustainable Development.

Miriam Sophia Netzer, MALD
Riba in Islamic Jurisprudence: The Role of 'Interest,' in Discourse on Law and State.

Joey Renert, MALD
Locating Legitimacy in Territorial Space.

April K. Rinne, MALD
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 (ANPR).

Jaime M. Ruvalcaba, MALD
Fine-Tuning the Marine Corps' Counterinsurgency Capabilities.

Kristin Elaine Sampson, MALD
Civil Society and the FTAA: A Case Study in the Lobbying Strategies of US-Based NGOs.

Esther Schuring, MALD
"History Obliges:" The Real Motivations Behind German Aid Flows in the Case of Namibia.

Zenon Severis, MALD
The Effects of the Opening of the Green Line on Young Greek-Cypriots and Their Perception of Identity.

Rozeta E. Shembilku, MALD
The 'National Interest' Tradition and the Foreign Policy of Albania.

Sharon Squillace, MALD
The Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation as a Regulator of Microfinance Institutions in Bangladesh.

Elin Suleymanov, MALD
Emergence of New Political Identity in the South Caucasus: Energy, Security, Strategic Location and Pragmatism.

John C.  Sweda, MALD
Chinese-North Korean Discourse: Pathways to the Future.

Tooch Van, MALD
International Aid and Democracy Building Process: Cambodia.

Elizabeth Hadley White, MALD
AIDS in Africa: A Security Threat?

2002-2003

David Abraham, MALD
Interest Groups, Corruption and the Role of Democracy: Effects on Trade Policy.

Daniel Ades, MALD
Determining Country Risk Premiums for Emerging Market Countries: A Modified Contingent Claim Analysis Model.

Steven H.  Bayless, MALD
Commanding Position: GPS, Telematics, and the Dual-Use Conundrum.

Scott Gerald Borgerson, MALD
A World Ocean Mediterranean.

Ioli Christopoulou, MALD
International Environmental Governance.

Brett David Freedman, MALD
The End of Secrecy? Dual-Use Remote Sensing Satellite Technology and National Security Implications -- A Regulatory Framework.

Malini Goel, MALD
Keeping Biopirates at Bay: Creating a New Legal and Institutional Protection Regime for Traditional Knowledge.

Liv Halperin, MALD
The Physical Security of Refugees in Kenyan Camps: Legal and Human Rights Implications.

James Holmes, MALD
Sarajevo, Whence Comes Thy Gloom? Ethnic and Religious Roots of the First World War.

James Holmes, MALD
Zero-Sum Game: Armistice Negotiations in Korea, 1951-1953.

Pit Chen Low, MALD
The Media in a Society in Transition: A Case Study of Indonesia.

Alan Perese, MALD
The New Eastern Question for the European Union: What to Do about Turkey?

Ahsiya Posner, MALD
"Getting to No:" An Analysis of Failed Mediation in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (1993-2000).

Aude-Sophie Rodella, MALD
Justice, Peace and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of Sierra Leone.

Joyce Shems Sharon, MALD
The Arab Boycott against Israel and Its Unitended Impact on Arab Economic Welfare.

Benjamin Sklaver, MALD
Humanitarian Daily Rations: A Decade of Experience and New Directions

Rusty Tunnard, MALD
Empowered Communities: How New Communications are Enabling Communities of Influence to Form and Develop.

Mayako Ushida, MALD
Possibilities for Promoting Global Education in Japan.

2001-2002 Academic Year

Ariunaa Batbold, MALD
Globalization During the Yuan Dynasty Under Khubilai Khan's Rule and Lessons for Modern Globalization Effort.

Mark Battistoni, MALD
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Improvements Act of 2000 and The International Effects of U.S. Merger Review Reform .

Julie A. Bennion, MALD
DIGITAL DEUTSCHLAND: The Effects of Telecommunications Reform on the Internet in Germany.

Carolina Vizcaino Cevallos, MALD
Using the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) as an Enforcement Mechanism for Small Countries .

Salo Vinocur Coslovsky, MALD
Neoliberalism, Populism and Presidential Impeachment in Latin America.

Daniele Cosson-Schere, MALD
The Forty Year Crisis Berlin (1948-1989).

Lawrence, G. Dixon, MALD
Development and Conflict Resolution: A Social Capital Approach to Post-Conflict Redevelopment .

Joel Fetter, MALD
Cultural Commodity, Global Economy: What does globalization mean for the French wine business?

Priya Ghandikota, MALD
When "Power Failures" Undermine International Business Negotiations: A Negotiation Analysis of the Dabhol Power Project.

Martin H. Godel, MALD
The Doha Conference - Birth of a New Trade Round.

Filippo Llardi, MALD
Bandwidth Trading: Market Analysis and Price Volatility Modeling .

John Anthony Wanis-St. MALD
Back Channel Diplomacy: The Strategic Use of Multiple Channels of Negotiation in Middle East Peacemaking.

Bonny Ling, MALD
The Transnational Crime of Human Trafficking: Positing the Anti-Trafficking Framework on Human Rights.

Arturo Ramos, MALD
Foreign Direct Investment as a Catalyst for Human Capital Accumulation .

Vanessa Raphael, MALD
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?

Michael J. Zwirn, MALD
Professional Success and Political Failure: Environmental NGOs in the Palestinian Authority.

2001-2002

Ariunaa Batbold, MALD
Globalization During the Yuan Dynasty Under Khubilai Khan's Rule and Lessons for Modern Globalization Effort.

Mark Battistoni, MALD
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Improvements Act of 2000 and The International Effects of U.S. Merger Review Reform .

Julie A. Bennion, MALD
DIGITAL DEUTSCHLAND: The Effects of Telecommunications Reform on the Internet in Germany.

Carolina Vizcaino Cevallos, MALD
Using the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) as an Enforcement Mechanism for Small Countries .

Salo Vinocur Coslovsky, MALD
Neoliberalism, Populism and Presidential Impeachment in Latin America.

Daniele Cosson-Schere, MALD
The Forty Year Crisis Berlin (1948-1989).

Lawrence, G. Dixon, MALD
Development and Conflict Resolution: A Social Capital Approach to Post-Conflict Redevelopment .

Joel Fetter, MALD
Cultural Commodity, Global Economy: What does globalization mean for the French wine business?

Priya Ghandikota, MALD
When "Power Failures" Undermine International Business Negotiations: A Negotiation Analysis of the Dabhol Power Project.

Martin H. Godel, MALD
The Doha Conference - Birth of a New Trade Round.

Filippo Llardi, MALD
Bandwidth Trading: Market Analysis and Price Volatility Modeling .

John Anthony Wanis-St. MALD
Back Channel Diplomacy: The Strategic Use of Multiple Channels of Negotiation in Middle East Peacemaking.

Bonny Ling, MALD
The Transnational Crime of Human Trafficking: Positing the Anti-Trafficking Framework on Human Rights.

Arturo Ramos, MALD
Foreign Direct Investment as a Catalyst for Human Capital Accumulation .

Vanessa Raphael, MALD
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?

Michael J. Zwirn, MALD
Professional Success and Political Failure: Environmental NGOs in the Palestinian Authority.