Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM)
Courses taught (10 different):
- Conflict Theory
- Alternative Dispute Resolution Continuum
- Advanced Conflict Management Skills Clinic
- Advanced International Mediation
- Humanitarian Conflict Intervention
- Dispute Systems Design
- Conflict Management in a Specified Environment
- Domestic Field Experience
- International Field Experience
- Field Study and Field Work Reports
PhD in International Conflict Management (INCM)
- Humanitarian Crisis Intervention
Dissertation committees chaired:
- Birthe Reimers (completed 2015). Title: “Lending a Megaphone to the Muted: A Photovoice Exploration of Refugees' and Locals' Perspectives on Communal Dynamics in Clarkston, GA.
- Pranaya Rana (completed 2016). Title: “Refugee Resettlement and Peace Building: Exploring the Roles of Human and Social Capital of Caseworkers in fulfilling Grassroots Refugee Needs”.
- Etsegenet “Mimi” Endale (expected 2018). Title: “Beyond Resettlement: The Peacebuilding Experience of Ethiopian Forced Migrants in their Homeland”. Proposal passed Fall 2016.
- Brittany Foutz (expected 2019). “Victims’ Narratives from the International Criminal Court: The Case of Congo”. Proposal Due Fall 2018.
- Edwin Njonguo (expected 2019). “Unequal Power Relations in the International Geopolitical System: The Case of the International Criminal Court”. Proposal Due Fall 2018.
Dissertation Committee Member:
- Herman David Ayers (expected 2018). “The Impact of Cultural Training on Prison Conflict”. Proposal Passed Spring 2018.
- Shea Holland (expected 2018), Government Conflict Communication: Strategically Communicating about the War on Terror, Proposal Passed Spring 2018.
- Wim Laven (expected 2018). Personal and Social Factors in Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Forgiveness. Passed Proposal Spring 2017.
- Bryan Hutcheson (expected 2018). Securitizing Development or The Development of Securitization: Inventorying Post-9/11 US Military Operations. Passed Proposal Spring 2017.
- Christine Edwards (expected 2019). New African Religious Schisms in the Greater Atlanta Area. Passed Proposal Fall 2017.
- Jessica Fisch, PhD student at Georgia Tech in School of Architecture and Regional Planning. Proposal expected Summer 2018.
Peace Studies Minor (PAX) & School of Government & International Affairs (PSIA)
- POLS/PAX 4490 - Sports, Conflict, & Peace