Theses from the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security
December 2018 theses released and available in the Homeland Security Digital Library. The most recent outstanding thesis winner is Ronald Dorman, with his thesis work entitled “Shoot the Horse and Build a Better Barn Door: Exploring the Potential for a Superforecasting Methodology to Strengthen the DHS Leadership Selection Process.”
Students in the CHDS Master’s program cultivate the academic field of homeland security through the generation and synthesis of cutting-edge knowledge in the form of a thesis.
Over 800 CHDS theses are full-text searchable in the Homeland Security Digital Library.
In addition, a list of all Outstanding Thesis Winners, with links to their theses, is available on the CHDS website. The first CHDS theses, from cohort 0301, were published after graduation in 2004. Recent theses, from cohort 1703/1704 were published after graduation in December 2018.