CHDS Master’s Theses: September 2020 Graduation

The Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School graduates students with a Masters degree in Security Studies every March, September and December (with occasional June graduates).  Find all 1000+ theses searchable at the Homeland Security Digital Library or browse the September 2020 theses below.


  • Defending American Democracy in the Post-Truth Age: A Roadmap to a Whole-Of-Society Approach
    Mason, Katelyn M.
  • Disasters, Finances, Nutrients, and Climate Change: A Case for Waterless Sanitation Systems
    Smith, Ryan A.
  • Effective Funding Strategy for Washington State Emergency Management Programs
    Gillespie, Amy
  • Catch-22: Relations Between Labor Unions and Management in Public Safety
    Dudek, Matthew
  • Beyond the First 48: Incorporating Nontraditional Stakeholders into Incident Response
    Zahreddine (McLoughlin), Emily J.
  • Leveraging Bystander Emergence in Mass Casualty Incidents
    Hodgson, Luke J.
  • Fast Knowledge: Innovating in Homeland Security by Learning in Near Real-Time for High-Threat Events
    Marino, Michael J.
  • Gods Versus Titans: Ideological Indicators of Identitarian Violence
    Adamczyk, Christopher J.
  • How Can Architecture Make Communities and Urban Environments More Resilient to Disease?
    Garofalo, Jeffrey A.
  • Lone Actor Terrorists: The Performance of Hegemonic Masculinity Through Acts of Violence
    Windisch, Beth
  • Modeling for Success: Strengthening Homeland Security Through Vocational-Based Offender Programming
    Travelbee, Brently C.
  • Prepare to Fight: Is the National Active-Shooter Response Model Due for an Upgrade?
    Tannenbaum, Suzanne E.
  • Statewide Access Programs: A Key Component to Eliminating the Post-Disaster Access Challenge
    Renteria, George
  • Key to Lawful Access: An Analysis of the Alternatives Offered in the Encryption Debate
    Mack, William R.
  • Perfect Storm: Climate-Induced Migration to the United States
    Wright, Katelin M.
  • Trolls or Threats? Challenges of Alt-Right Extremism to Local Law Enforcement
    Bobin, Jonathan M.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *