Below is a selection of dissertations from the International Studies program in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences that have been voluntarily included in Chapman University Digital Commons. Additional dissertations from years prior to 2019 are available through the Leatherby Libraries' print collection or in Proquest's Dissertations and Theses database.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2020


Detention of Asylum-Seekers: Comparison of the Asylum and Detention Practices in United States and Sweden, Yuliia Pohorilets

Theses/Dissertations from 2019


The Dynamics of Language in the Valencian Community from the Context of Immigration Policy and Refugee Programs, Mark Hansberry