School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

Academics / PhD in International Conflict Mgmt: Current Students

Current Ph.D. Students

David Gethings


David Gethings earned his MA in Comparative Politics and a Graduate Certificate in Peacebuilding and Human Rights from American University (Washington, DC). He earned his BA from Felician College (Lodi, NJ) with a triple major in Philosophy, History, and Political Science. David enrolled in the INCM PhD Program at Kennesaw State University to further his personal and professional goal of contributing to international development. David is a member of the American Philosophical Association; International Association of Genocide Scholars; and International Studies Association. He is a member of Golden Key International Honors Society and Kappa Gamma Pi National Honors Society.

Prior to his graduate experience, David has been an adjunct instructor at Felician College. He continues to work for the Foundation for Post Conflict Development as Advisor to the Board of Directors. He has previously held the position of Director of Special Projects and Representative to the United Nations. In 2007, David served as Civilian Protection Associate at Genocide Intervention Network in Washington, DC. In 2010, he served as Program Coordinator for the United Nations Youth Pre-Conference and was a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Committee on Conscience from 2006-2007.

Areas of Interest
Political Philosophy; International Institutions; International Law; Human Rights; Genocide Prevention; Cosmopolitanism; the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Doctrine; Digital Technology; Social Market Economy; Civic and Political Engagement