Current Doctoral Students and Research Areas


Doctoral Programme of Philosophy

Full Name


Dissertation Proposal

Andrés Arturo Morales

Costa Rica

Peace Building through Non-Formal Education: Study of the practices, activities and programmes of the World Scout Movement

Andres Felipe Zalamea Caroprese


The Economics of Social Innovation in Latin America: Social and Solidarity Finance as a tool for Sustainable Development

A-Young Moon

South Korea

Post-colonial Critical Pedagogy and Militarism - A reading of Michael Apple’s Can Education Change Society

Beena Peter


Violence in the migratory process: Study of the undocumented migrants that travel from South and Central America, and Mexico to United States

Candido Modesto Bardalez


Creative Strategies to Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Belize: School-Community Partnerships

Emmanuella Mbongeh Langsi


An Assessment of the Contributions, Impact and Challenges of Inter-religious Dialogue in Central African Republic Peacebuilding Efforts

Fereschta Sahrai


Just Inclusive Peace Processes?! - Negotiating between peace-theory, peace-practice and peace-policy

Fichanfie DJ Nkwain Ngamfon


Analysing mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method in the Bakassi Conflict

Jan Breitling


Fight Fire with Fire: Global Environmental  Change, Neoliberal Conservation, and Human Security

Jehyeok Jee

South Korea

Human Security in Yeonpyeong Island

Kalden Munas

Sri Lanka

Transformative Capacities of Education for Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka

Keolebogile Lebogang Maruapula


The Role of Women in Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Development: Gaps & Challenges & Lessons from Bayeyi Women of Botswana

Ketevan Nozazde

United States

Measuring environmental, social and economic transformation in new era of Sustainable Tourism

Megan Capp

United States

Protection of children whose parents are in conflict with the law

Mikiko Sawanishi


UN Trust Funds: An Innovative Solution or an Impediment to the UN’s Core Principles of Equality, Collective Action, and Sustainability?

Mohammad Amin Rashedi


Mathematical Philosophy in Peace

Mumbua Simon


African Traditional Methods for Conflict Resolution and Democracy in Kenya: Relevance, Possibilities and Constraints

Natacha John

United Kingdom

Human Rights Monitoring - Breaching the Information Gap

Natasha Luckhardt


The Silence Massacre: Chronic Kidney Disease amongst sugar cane workers in Nicaragua and El Salvador

Nichole Faith McVeigh

United States

How can the curriculum in English language classrooms serve as a platform in incorporating intercultural learning to achieve peaceful cross-cultural dialogue?

Paola Fonseca Costa Rica Social Impact Investment (SII) in Costa Rica: SII as a way of channeling new resources towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda for Costa Rica

Philomena Talatu Zamani


Peace and Reconciliation Strategy in Kaduna State

Pratyush Sharma


Sustainable Development and South-South Cooperation: Examining Dual Causality

Raphael Asuliwonnu Malawi The Role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Promoting Peacebuilding

Rinret Dabeng


“Together we survive, divided we die”: The mobilization of civilian agency and the complexities of self-protection strategies employed by Muslim and Christian

Safiya Garba


In Women’s Voices: The Effects of Inaction post Violent Conflict on Women and Recommendations for Meaningful Action

Salome Ntububa Mulangala

Democratic Republic of Congo

Preventing sexual and gender-based violence in D.R Congo

Samuel Ngede Metuge


Dual Mediator Bias and the IGAD resolution of the armed conflict in South Sudan (2013-2018)

Srishti Singh


Analysing Labour Standards within the realm of Human Rights and International Trade

Stacy Marie Estrada

United States

Creating Peace By Developing World Leaders: Improving the Immigrant and Migrant Relational Gap Through Post-Secondary Education.

Tiyamike Mkanthama


Social Action, Empowerment and Self-Determined Development: A case study of the Bahá’í approach to Social and Economic Development within the Talamanca Bribri Territory

Tomoko Ohtsuki


The relations between crisis and the promotion of human rights and social inclusion

Yumiko Shinya


Designing “innovative microfinance for peacebuilding” in post-conflict countries: Case study analysis for its feasibility and aid effectiveness

Doctor of Philosophy with Specialization in Peace, Governance and Development (African Regional Programme)



Abdillahi Hassan Abdi

Governing Cross-border Security in the Horn of Africa: The Case of Ethiopia-Somaliland Border

Abdisamad Mal

Politics of Regional Integration as a peacebuilding strategy in the Horn of Africa: Case Study of Ethiopia and Somaliland

Abdoulahi Odowa

An Analysis of Negotiated Security Governance in Somaliland

Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud

State building Process in Somaliland: Understanding the three trajectories-Democratic Governance, Clan Hegemony and Political Islam

Nasir Mohamed Ali

State Fragility Nexus Migration in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of

Sied Muhumed Jibril

The Security and Development Nexus: The Case of Somaliland