Theses and Major Research Papers Completed by Students in the
Collaborative Graduate Program in Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction


Name Year Degree Title
Bigras-Dutrisac, Hélène 2017 Master's Candidate, WSFR Re-envisioning "Little Red Riding Hood", Feminist, Postcolonial lens, Anti-racism, Indigenous feminisims, Decolonization
Biskupski-Mujanovic, Sandra 2017 Master's Candidate, WSFR Post-conflict justice initiative by women
Dhaliwal, Hardeep 2017 Master's Candidate, Political Science International Law and Transitional Justice
Greco, Matthew 2017 Master's Candidate, History Historical and contemporary human rights violations/issues in relation to disabled people
Guzzi, Daniella 2017 Master's Candidate, Political Science Gendered Structural Inequalities in Conflict and Post-Conflict Contexts
Hoyos, Christopher 2017 Master's Candidate, Political Science Truth commissions, human rights, Columbia
Muzima, Anaïse 2017 Master's Candidate, LLM Human rights, Child soldiers, Terrorism, Africa
Silfo, Lokuju Arkanjelo 2017 Master's Candidate, Political Science State formation, democratization, ethnic division


Name Year Degree Title
Caldwell, John 2016 M.A. (Political Science) A Self-Undermining Paradigm: A Critique of America’s Liberal Internationalist Framing of Transitional Justice
Mohamed, Surer 2016 M.A. (Political Science) "Doing Justice to Justice? Entanglements with Hegemony and Transitional Justice"
Tuczynski, Nicole 2016 M.A. (Political Science) Examining the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia:  Has it achieved its objectives?
Wnuk, Jessica 2016 M.A. (Women's Studies) India’s Daughter: Violence Against Women in India and the Legacy of Colonialism


Name Year Degree Title
Jacob Damstra 2015 M.A. (History) / J.D. (Law) Canada's Court? Canadian Diplomacy at the Rome Conference and the Making of International Criminal Law (PDF, 1.6MB)
Désirée Lamoureux 2015 Ph.D. (French) La dialectique du bourreau : étude du bourreau nazi dans la littérature contemporaine française (Thesis) (PDF, 785 Kb)
Caylee Cody 2015 M.A. (Sociology) The Social Costs of Industrial Growth in the SubArctic Regions of "Canada" (PDF, 1.3MB)
Malith Kur 2015 M.A. (Theology) New Pardigm for South Sudan: The Christian Contribution to South African TRC (PDF, 919 Kb)
Narcis Bejtic 2015 M.A. (Political Science) Transitional Justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Examining the Efforts of Post-Conflict Statebuilding, Transitional Justice and Reconciliation (PDF, 515 Kb)
Jessica Howsam 2015 M.A. (Political Science) The Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Healing, Reconciliation, Resolution?  (PDF, 825 KB)
Nicole Ephgrave 2015 PH.D. (Women's Studies and Feminist Research) Sexual Violence at Nyarubuye: History, Justice, Memory.  A Case Study of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide (PDF 1.89 MB)
Rachael Ward 2015 M.A. (History) "We will not forget you: The Morality of Continued Nazi Hunting." (PDF 774KB)
Daniel Schloss 2015 M.A. (Political Science) Elusive Peace, Security, and Justice in Post-Conflict Guatemala: An Exploration of Transitional Justice and the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) (765 KB)


Name Year Degree Title
Rachael Andrew 2014 M.A. (Political Science) Hybrid Models of Justice and Rwanda’s Post-Genocide Response (Major Research Paper) (PDF, 902 Kb)          


Name Year Degree Title
Kirsten Stefanik 2013 LL.M. (Law) Restoring Humanity to Humanitarian Law: Borrowing from Environmental Law to Protect Civilians and the Environment (Thesis) (PDF, 1.5 Mb)
Leah Schmidt 2013 M.A. (Political Science) Success or Failure? Evaluating the Effectiveness of The Missing Women Inquiry (Major Research Paper) (PDF, 812 Kb)
Kelsi Biring 2013 M.A. (Political Science) Local Ownership, Local Engagement and the Gacaca Courts: The Impact of Legal Pluralism on Rwanda’s Transitional Justice Process (Major Research Paper) (PDF, 490 Kb)