Theses from the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security
December 2017 theses released and available in the Homeland Security Digital Library. The most recent outstanding thesis winners are Jessica Bress, with her thesis work entitled “A New High: A Future Oriented Study of American Drug Policy,” and Craig Schwartz, with his thesis work entitled “Big Brother or Trusted Allies? How the Police Can Earn Community Support for Using Unmanned Aircraft.”
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 1601/1602 and 1603/1604 were published after graduation in December 2017.