Current Doctoral Students and Research Areas


Doctoral Programme of Philosophy

Full Name


Dissertation Proposal

Andrés Arturo Morales

Costa Rica

Peacebuilding 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

Assouan Gbesso


Youth Extremism and Peace Education in Africa: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges

A-Young Moon

Republic of 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        

Britney Jean Villhauer

United States

Critical Indigenous Approaches to the Decolonization of Environmental Management Through REDD+ in the Bribri Territory of KéköLdi, Costa Rica: Creating Positive Peace

Candido Modesto Bardalez


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

Dinoo Anna Mathew


Civil Peace, Gender  Equity, and Political Parties: The Case of Kerala State (1950-2010)

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

Republic of Korea

Human Security in Yeonpyeong Island

Joy Tumwebaze


Gender Training as Behaviour Change Strategy: Reflecting on Peacekeepers Behaviour and Attitude and Impact on the Ground

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

Larysa Kosminska


Re-Conceptualizing Sustainable Peace In Active War Zones: Conflictual Peace Attempts In Afghanistan, Iran and Syria

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

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?

Philomena Talatu Zamani


Peace and Reconciliation Strategy in Kaduna State

Pratyush Sharma


Sustainable Development and South-South Cooperation: Examining Dual Causality

Salome Ntububa Mulangala

Democratic Republic of Congo

Preventing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in D.R Congo

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


Critical Indigenous Approaches to the Decolonization of Environmental Management through REDD+ in the Bribri Territory of KéköLdi, Costa Rica: Creating Positive Peace

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

Mohamed Farah Hersi

The Politics and Economics of Regional Integration in the Horn of Africa: Assessing the Role of IGAD in Regional Economic and Security Integration, 1996-2017

Nasir Mohamed Ali

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

Sied Muhumed Jibril

The Security and Development Nexus: The Case of Somaliland