School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

Academics / PhD in Interntaional Conflict Mgmt: Current Students

Current Ph.D. Students

Shea Holland


Shea Holland graduated from Webster University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in International Relations, and in 2014, she graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Master’s in Mass Communication. She has been a member of Pi Kappa Delta, National Forensics Honorary Society, and Missouri Omega Chapter since 2010. She enrolled in the INCM PhD Program at Kennesaw State University because she would like to continue developing research about international communication in areas of conflict.

Shea’s research interests include media messages, international communication, government communication, Middle Eastern political relations, and the Arab Spring.

Prior to her graduate experience at Kennesaw State, Shea interned with the British Consulate General-Atlanta in the Press, Political and Public Affairs department and the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH). She holds Dale Carnegie certification in Effective Human Communication and has served on the International Board of Carnegians Inc. as the Vice-President. She is also a Pi Kappa Delta national public speaking champion and has a background in coaching collegiate debate.

Areas of Interest
Social Media, International Communication, Democratization, Middle East, Arab Spring, Government Communication