The following list contains only those Master’s Capstone Theses published within the Intelligence Studies program. For a complete list of APUS Master’s Capstone Theses, visit this link.

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Theses from 2016

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Bloomer, Stephanie A., Exploring the Susceptibility of High Sensation Seeking Individuals to Honey Trap Operations for the Purpose of Targeting and the Development of Self-Protective Countermeasures
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Fonk, Zachary R., Iraqi Kurdistan Independence: Effects on Regional Stability
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Lesage, Kreg A., Codification and Assessment of Key Enabling Factors in Intelligence Operations
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Romero, Angela M., Integrative Complexity of 2016 Presidential Candidates as an Indicator of Future Decision Making
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

Theses from 2015

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Clark, Paul T., Comparing the Efficacy of the Law Enforcement Approach to the Military Approach for Prosecuting Terrorists
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Crimm, Elyse M., UAV Strikes: Effects on the United States Counterterrorism Strategy
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Howard, James G., Information Operations and the Islamic State
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Katz, Stefan P., Reforming the Counter-Terrorism Workhorse: Ensuring the National Strategy for the National Network of Fusion Centers Achieves the Fullest Impact
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Nafrada, Caesar J., U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer Transformation: For Better or Worse?
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Webb, Kennth E., How Could Israel Have Efficaciously Used Targeted Killings During Operation Protective Edge to Their Military, Economic, and Political Advantage?
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

Theses from 2014

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Davenport, Mason Ryan, The Lingering Specter of Bioterrorism: Assessing Al-Qaeda’s Intent and Capability to Use Biological Weapons against the U.S.
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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de Silva, Eugenie, The Development of the Determining and Evaluating Truth through Explicit Cue Testing (DETECT) Model to Detect Deception: Verbal and Non-Verbal Cues
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Kelly, Robert James, Intelligence Failure and Strategic Surprise: Revisiting the Yom Kippur War
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Milner, Jason Deane, Linguistic Relativity in Warning Intelligence
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Robinson, Keith Charles, Addressing the Southwest Maritime Border: An Interagency Task Force
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Scott III, Edward F., Integrating Fusion Centers and Law Enforcement in Utilization of the Intelligence Cycle
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Stites, Anna C., Developing an Analytical Framework for English-Language Jihadist Propaganda
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

Theses from 2013

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Alvord, Michael James, Political Leader Profiles and Effective Operational Decision-making
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Welch, James Patrick, "The Icarus Protocol"
Intelligence Studies: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)