This folder contains the doctoral dissertations of students in the International Education doctoral program in the College of Education.
During the 50 year existence of the doctoral program associated with the Center for International Education at UMass Amherst almost 300 students have successfully completed their doctoral degrees. The majority of their dissertations will be available on this site..
The topics of these dissertations reflect the experience and research interests of the students. They also provide a good indicator of the commitment of CIE and its associated degree programs to working with education of all kinds, especially in conflict or emergency contexts.
Dissertation abstracts from 1969-2019, indexed by author, topic, and country can be found in the document link here. http://scholarworks.umass.edu/cie_diss/1/.
Dissertations from 2010
Teacher Professional Development Programs In Palestine: Changes Beliefs And Practices, Ola M Khalili, Education
Issues of Access in Public and Private Higher Education Institutions in Islamabad Pakistan, Muhammad Majid Khan, Education (also CAGS)
Dissertations from 2009
Reaching the Poorest Through Microfinance: Learning from Saving for Change Program in Mali, Mukul Acharya, Education (also CAGS)
Policy Options to Finance Public Higher Education in Afghanistan, Frank McNernery, Education (also CAGS)
The Role Of University Community Service-Learning Partnerships In Supporting Socio-Economically Marginalized Communities: The Case Of Nuestras Raices, Mary Catherine Mukimba, Education, Policy and Leadership
Dissertations from 2008
Dissertations from 2007
Beyond survival: A study of factors influencing psychological resilience among Cambodian child survivors, Urakorn Khajornwit Fuderich
Dissertations from 2006
Equating high-stakes educational measurements: A study of design and consequences, Bob Wajizigha Chulu
Voices of rural women in Nepal: Impact of literacy on the lives of women, Keshab Deep Thapaliya
Dissertations from 2005
Literacy and numeracy practices of market women of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, Joan B Cohen-Mitchell
Educational technology: Learning in a computer -mediated environment, Karin Moyano Camihort
Here I am now! Community service -learning with immigrant and refugee undergraduate students and youth: The use of critical pedagogy, situated-learning and funds of knowledge, Janna Shadduck-Hernandez
Education in post-apartheid South Africa: Towards liberation or equity?, Tsoaledi Daniel Thobejane