Category: Thesis Series (video/audio)

Social Identity Theory and Intergroup Conflict in Israel/Palestine

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Stephen Felty, discusses his Master’s thesis, Social Identity Theory and Intergroup Conflict in Israel/Palestine. Intergroup dynamics have been a central vector in long-lasting identity conflicts around the...

21st Century Crime: How Malicious Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Homeland Security

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Kevin Peters discusses his Master’s thesis, 21st Century Crime: How Malicious Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Homeland Security. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field of research with the...

Punching above Their Weight: The Homeland Security Contributions of the U.S. Pacific Territories

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Colby Stanton, discusses her Master’s thesis, Punching above Their Weight: The Homeland Security Contributions of the U.S. Pacific Territories. While the U.S. Pacific territories were brought into...

Adaptive SOPs

Play the audio: Standard operating procedures (SOPs) guide emergency responders in a crisis, providing predetermined steps to manage anticipated events. However, modern disasters often manifest as complex systems and produce unanticipated outcomes.  As a...

Seeing Eye Drones: How the DoD can Transform CBRN and Disaster Response in the Homeland

Video – CHDS Thesis Series Fall 2016. Matt Jonkey. The threat of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) disasters is one of the most dangerous threats to the homeland. The United States has an...