Completed Dissertations: 1997-2020

  • Knowledge Utilization in Education Policymaking in the United States, South Korea, and Norway: A Bibliometric Network Analysis

    • Chanwoong Baek [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2020

  • The Economics of Teacher Occupational Choice in China

    • Ji Liu [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2019

  • All That Glitters is Not Gold: The Quality of Low-Fee Private Schools in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    • Emily E. Richardson [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2017.

  • Schools as Reform Changes: How Teachers and Administrators in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Modify Education Reforms.

    • Belyavinia, Raisa [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2017.

  • Rationale, funding, and governance models of public private partnerships in education: A comparison of the UAE and Jordan.

    • Farah, Samar [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • The perceptions of the role of higher education professional associations in internationalizing the field: An exploratory study.

    • Roberts, Darbi Leigh [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • Contract Teachers in India in Madhya Pradesh and Kerala: A global solution to what local problems?

    • Terway, Arushi [Ed.D dissertation]. 2016.

  • After the recovery: Understanding education policy shifts in Rwanda 1998-2012.

    • Ehrenberg, Steven [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • The Price Paid: Free Higher Education in Trinidad and Tobago Re-Examined.

    • Streete, Denzil Anthony [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • Strategic planning as a means of communication and control in the Afghan education sector from 2005-2015.

    • Cromption, Amy Elizabeth [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • The introduction of per capita education financing in former USSR countries.

    • Janashia, Simon [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • All that glitters isn't gold: The quality of low-fee private schools in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    • Richardson, Emily E [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2016.

  • The institutional rationale of transnational corporations in international educational development: A grounded theory analysis of Cisco, Intel and Microsoft

    • Lara Nicole Patil [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2015.

  • Examining the geopolitics of aid in education: A comparison of the United States Peace Corps and the Nigeria Technical Aid Corps in Namibia

    • Tamara Sheree Webb [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2014.

  • The logic of the Thai higher education sector on quality assessment policy

    • Rattana Sae-Lao [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2013

  • Sense of belonging and student success: An analysis of student experiences in South African universities

    • Williams, Theresa [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2012.

  • Student-centered instruction and math and science achievement in the post-Soviet state: A mixed methods analysis

    • Omoeva, Carina [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2012.

  • Rules of Disorder: A Comparative Study of Student Discipline

    • Natsiopoulou, Eleni [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2011.

  • Is good governance rational? The case of post-bureaucratic education system reform in the Republic of Guinea

    • Swift-Morgan, Jennifer Erin [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2011.

  • The social logic of school design: Japan's learning environments in comparative perspective

    • Chemsak, Stephen Joseph [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • Adapting adaptive learning in Ethiopia

    • Casale, Carolyn Frances [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • Policy transfer in the post-socialist region: The Open Society Institute and the Step by Step Initiative

    • Krywko, Krystyann Karmen [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • The strategies and scaling-up of education NGOs: Balancing service delivery and advocacy

    • Lafuente, Constanza E. [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • Conditional cash transfers and education: United in theory, divorced in policy

    • Morais de Sa e Silva, Michelle Graciela [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • Beauty unit(es) and contests: Ethnic Chinese beauty pageants and a global Chinese "nation"

    • Chiu, Mignonette [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • Educational strategy selection of religious minorities in modern Iran: The case of the Jewish, Christian, and Baha'I communities

    • Mossayeb, Sina [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • The transformation of citizenship education at universities in the People's Republic of China from 1998-2006

    • Yu, Lei [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2010.

  • Place-making in the margins: A case study of Afghan refugees in Iran (1980-2001)

    • Garakani, Tatiana [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2009.

  • Privileged and penalized: The education of boys in the United Arab Emirates

    • Ridge, Natasha Yvette. 249 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2009.

  • International exchanges in Uzbekistan since 2005

    • Babaev, Arsen O. [Ed. D. dissertation]. 2008

  • BRAC goes global: Scaling-up from Bangladesh to Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Uganda

    • Cronin, Peter Mitchell. 215 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2008.

  • Education for democratic attitudes: The effectiveness of the We the People program in promoting political tolerance

    • Usui, Etsuko. 212 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2008.

  • Out of control? Patterns of teacher corruption in Kyrgyzstan and their implications for the study of street-level corruption control in weak states

    • Johnson, Eric M. 277 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2008.

  • Re/thinking harmonization in the commonwealth Caribbean: Audiences, actors, interests, and educational policy formation

    • Jules, Tavis Deryck. 397 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2008.

  • Technology integration in teacher education programs in the Philippines: An international development perspective

    • del Rosario, Mercedes Tan. 269 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2007.

  • Political socialization and student government activities in a Japanese middle school: Governmentally and governing mythologies

    • Dawson, Walter Putnam. 286 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2005.

  • Teacher job satisfaction and dissatisfaction: An empirical study of urban teachers in Ethiopia

    • Aklog, Fenot Berhan. 147 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2005.

  • The new biology: Lysenkoism in Poland

    • deJong-Lambert, William. 246 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2005.

  • Integration in Israel, 1970--1980: A discourse good for all?

    • Yariv-Mashal, Tali. 203 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2004.

  • State-sponsored programs in non-formal education in Bangladesh from 1971 to 2000: Extended time frames for failed objectives

    • Latif, Scherezad Joya Monami. 293 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2004.

  • A feminist perspective on security in Jordan: A study of the interrelationship between human security and peace education

    • Nemeh, Norma Theresa. 244 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2003.

  • Charter schools and the common good: A qualitative study of accountability, association, and cooperation

    • Visconti, Louisa Marie. 276 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2003.

  • Estimating the economic benefits of adult literacy programs: The case of Ghana

    • Valerio, Alexandria. 214 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2003.

  • Learning to be "international": A case study of the construction of "international Japanese" at a bilingual high school in the United States

    • Mochizuki, Yoko. 239 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2003.

  • Mexico and globalization: A survey of students' attitudes toward English

    • Acosta, Arturo Antonio. 214 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2003.

  • From symbols of occupation to symbols of multiculturalism: Re-conceptualizing minority education in post-Soviet Latvia

    • Silova, Iveta. 281 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2002.

  • Roots and routes: Re-imagining the identity constructions of Bosnian adolescent female refugees in the United States

    • Mosselson, Jacqueline Rachel. 306 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2002.

  • The effect of unilateral conciliatory initiatives on negotiation ripeness in seemingly intractable conflicts

    • Barkat, Johnston Samuel. 197 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2002.

  • An exploration of inculturation: The International Jesuit Education Leadership Project for Central and East European educators

    • Hinkley, Maureen Ann. 159 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Creating community? PTAs in (post) conflict zones

    • Burde, Dana Susan. 225 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Getting their word out: Youth peace-builders of New York City

    • Ardizzone, Leonisa. 208 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Ghanian preschool practices: Importing a play approach to learning

    • Holmes, Gloria. 185 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Globalization and educational policy borrowing: Mapping outcomes-based education in South Africa

    • Spreen, Carol Anne M.. 330 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Post-1965 second-generation Korean Americans: A contemporary study of ethnic capital

    • Lew, Jamie. 179 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Schools and history "in transition": The case of Kazakhstan.

    • Kissane, Carolyn Marie. 248 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Spheres of influence and academic networks: A history of official Australian aid to the University of the South Pacific (USP), 1960--1990

    • Cassity, Elizabeth Anne. 277 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Standards-based educational reform: Encounters in rural Alaska

    • Jester, Timothy Earl. 177 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2001.

  • Gender and democracy: Exploring the growth of political capital in women's NGOs in Israel

    • Magno, Cathryn Susan. 272 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2000.

  • Literacy instruction in teacher education: A comparison of teacher education in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America

    • Hill, Holly Baker. 237 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2000.

  • Negotiating transformation: East Berlin teachers in the post-unification decade

    • Streitwieser, Bernhard Thomas. 208 pages; [Ph.D. dissertation]. 2000.

  • The development of serving leadership: The case of the Church Educational System in Chile and The Philippines

    • Castro, Fernando Rodrigo. 239 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 2000.

  • Comparative analysis of two healthcare organizations in post-Soviet Lithuania and Ukraine: Implications for continuous quality improvement

    • Cholewka, Patricia Anne. 168 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 1999.

  • Increasing gender awareness in Northern Kenya through a video curriculum

    • Kiambuthi, Wairimu. 200 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 1999.

  • The development and changes in the curriculum of English-major programs in China since 1949

    • Zhou, Lan. 230 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 1999.

  • The implementation of multicultural curricula in the New York City public elementary schools

    • Thompson, Melvin Russell. 123 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 1999.

  • The study of cross-cultural communication of sojourning travel, tourism, and hospitality management. Implications for cross-cultural training

    • Gladstone, Charles. 146 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 1998.

  • Invaluable education: Primary schooling for girls in Kerala, India

    • Sethi, Toni Jaiwant. 208 pages; [Ed.D. dissertation]. 1997.