PhD research

PhD research topics reflect the broad variety of interests our students wish to explore.

Recent PhD thesis topics have included:

  • The coherence and effectiveness of national mandates in Afghanistan
  • Cyber warfare and international law
  • Towards a New Zealand security strategy
  • Security sector reform
  • The strategic consequences of private military security companies
  • The evolution of the terrorist cell structure
  • New Zealand SAS in Borneo and Vietnam
  • Intelligence in the New Zealand Land Wars
  • Historical and Evolutionary Study of Irish Terrorist Cells c. 1881-1896

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