School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

Academics / PhD in International Conflict Mgmt: Current Students

Current Ph.D. Students

Lon Gibson


Lon Gibson graduated from Valdosta State University in 2010 with a Bachelor in History and Georgia College and State University in 2012 with a Master in Public Administration. He served in the United States Peace Corps as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language from 2013-2014. He has been a member of the Fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi since 2008. He enrolled in the INCM PhD Program at Kennesaw State University because he would like to continue learning and writing about international relations policy and would like to teach International Relations. He would also like to intersect and update past education and career experiences by becoming a Licensed Mediator in the state of Georgia.

Lon’s research interests include Non-Governmental Organizations in Azerbaijan and aspects of civil society development.

His dissertation title is still under the construction phase.

Lon speaks conversational Azerbaijani.

Areas of Interest
NGOs, Azerbaijan, Civil Society, Islam, Western Society, and Immigration