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The Below listed Candidates have turned in their Dissertations and or Thesis for review and have been approved.

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Alabama

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Dustan Carroll AL-101 Ph.D. Cultivating Wing Chun Simplicity 240
Phillip Johnson AL-102 Ph.D. Fit to Fight 168

Arizona

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Brian R Malm AZ101 Ma. Sc. A Lifetime Progression 69
Hal Veon McCarrell AZ102 Ma. Sc. Ph.D.

The Benefits Of Martial Arts Goes Far Beyond Self-Defense and Fighting

74

      Asian Martial Arts All Have Similar And Unique Mind, Body, Spirit Benefits 267

Arkansas

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Troy Holton AR101 Ph.D. My Lifes Journey In the Martial Arts 58

California

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Jose Isidro CA101 Ph.D. My Own Word and Opinions  20
Jeffrey Anderson

CA102

Ma. Sc. Specialized Tactical Training 96
Sascha Williams CA103 Ma. Sc. Art of Spontaneity 20
Roland Rogers CA104 Ph.D. ?? 36
Miguel Angel DeLaMora CA105 Ma. Sc. All the Faces 24
Carlos F. DeLeon CA106 Ma. Sc. My Life In The Martial Arts 30
Michael Emerson CA107 Ph.D. Tangsoology/A road to Enlightenment 404
Jonathan Walker  CA108 Ma. Sc. Wu Xing Chuan Tao`/ Way of the Invisible Fist 46
Roger Hamilton CA109 Ma. Sc. Martial Arts & Human Development  38
David Dye CA110 Ma. Sc. My Interpretation 109
Alan Woods CA111 Ph.D. Kobayashi Karate Do  20

Waleed SimBa

CA113

Ph.D.

Don't Stand Out

42

William Sanders

CA114

Ma. Sc.

Reul Pencak Silat and History of Mas Jud

150

Chris Pellitteri CA115 Ma. Sc. North American Nunchaku Association 183
Carl Tyler CA117 Ma. Sc. Marine Corps Martial Arts Training Manual 480
Robert D. Parham Jr. CA120 Ph.D. Kempo Comba-Tai 131
Phillip Rapagna CA121 Ph.D. Firearms Skills- An Extension of ‘Martial Arts’ Studies 335
Gary Amen CA122 Ph.D. Journey to the Martial Arts 87
Kenneth Carr CA123 Ph.D. My Journey into Martial Arts Science! 89
Gordon Richiusa CA124 Ph.D. The Five Principles of Everything  

Colorado

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Dan Brazitis CO101 Ph.D. Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu  37
Danny Reid CO102 Ph.D. Martial Artology-The Study of Martial Arts 32

Connecticut

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

David Chandler CT101 Ma. Sc. Tai Chi-The Ultimate Grace 65

Delaware

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

         

Florida

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

James Webster  FL101 Ma. Sc. Training Manual Seito Matsumura Shorin Ryu 92
William Woodard FL102 Ma. Sc.

The Study of the History, Development & Progress of Martial Arts from Early Days until Modern Times

61
Jasper Green FL103 Ph.D. Shaolin Kung Fu Theory & Applications 82

Georgia

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Benson Campbell GA101 Ma. Sc. Kokoro-Bushi-Do 22
Jim Reneau GA102 Ma. Sc.

The Past Will Be Remembered. It is much of what others will judge me for, but for me; Today is The First Day of My Future An It is how I Will Judge Myself

20
Ronald Frazier Sr. GA103 Ph.D. Remembering The Days of Old 20

Illinois

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Brian Sanders IL101 Ph.D. Kime Do - The Way of Focused Power 390
J.P. Wood IL102 Ma. Sc. Chosan Ryu Gumdo System  130
William Hernandez IL103 Ma. Sc. Journey of a Scholar Warrior 21
Roby Irby IL104 Ph.D. Martial Arts Journey from an American 32
 John Maurer IL105 Ma. Sc. Child Predator Lures & Women’s Self Defense 408
Joel Bowling  IL106 Ph.D. Tatakai NoShin Jitsu 36
Richard Temmerman IL107 Ph.D. Tae kwon Do Training Can Help ADHD Individuals 20
Kevin Poland IL108 Ph.D. My Life In the Martial Arts 20
Norman Basile IL109 Ph.D. What The Martial Arts Means & Has Done for Me 60
Kimberly Aldus IL110 Ph.D. A guide to Prevention & Awareness 26
Steve Aldus IL111 Ph.D. A Lengthy Journey 244
Kelly Okeefe IL114 Ma. Sc. Krav Maga & Its Divisions 35

Indiana

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Harvey Crews IN101 Ma. Sc. From Tradition to Mixed Martial Arts 23
Matthew Stephan IN102 Ph.D.  Facts & Opinions 51
Todd Somers IN103 Ph.D. Hapkido Martial Arts 20
John Zurisk IN104 Ma. Sc. The Diversification of Martial Arts Discipline & their Ultimate Participation 21
Thomas A. Thomas IN105 Ph.D. Fitness and the Martial Arts 52
Charles Dismang IN106 Ph.D. Holding Onto Tradition In The Modern World 60

Kansas

Name Student/University# Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Thomas Williams KS101 Ph.D. My Beginnings in the Martial Arts 20

Kentucky

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Michael Shockey KY101 Ph.D. Exploring the Life Saving Reaction 20
Mfundishi Obuabasa KY102 Ma. Sc. An Afriasaian Resawee for Health & Longevity 113
Bryan S. Roberts  KY103 Ph.D. Silver Dragon Martial Arts History 48

Maine

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Shawn Withers ME101 Ph.D. Broken Wing Kenpo 27
John Hinkle Jr. ME102 Ph.D. The Way of Movement 29

Maryland

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Thomas Fischer MD101 Ma. Sc. My Martial Arts 80

Massachusetts

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Paul Cervizzi MA102 Ma. Sc. Cervizzi’s Martial Arts 24

Michigan

Name Student/University# Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

William Snyder MI102 Ph.D. My Martial Arts Journey 65

Missouri

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Craig Hiatt MO101 Ph.D. Why Study Martial Arts 31
Scott Winokur MO102 Ph.D. Doctorate of Martial Arts Philosophy 26

Nebraska

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Kevin Benson NE101 Ph.D. How Martial Arts Changed My Life 20
James Rosenbach NE102 Ma. Sc. The Spirit Within 40
Vicki Neiman NE103 Ma. Sc. Reflections on How the Past Creates Your Future 52
Michael Neiman NE104 Ma. Sc. The Way of The Warrior 77
Richard Lundy NE105 Ph.D.

The Way of the Seventh Direction The Twinning of Asian Martial Arts Principles

with Traditional Teachings from Lakota (Native) Nation

20

Nevada

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

         
Bradley Temple NV102 Ph.D. The Second Generation Lineal Application of Yip Man’s Wing Chun 21

New Jersey

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Durand Howard NJ101 Ma. Sc. The Second Generation Lineal Application of Yip Man’s Wing Chun 33
Edward Yuncza NJ102 Ma. Sc. My Life’s Work in the Martial Arts 60
Joel Levy NJ103 Ma. Sc. Collective Experience In The Martial Arts 38
Walter Fricke NJ104 Ma. Sc. Universal Jung Do 38
John Gaddy NJ105 Ma. Sc. Hinsei-Kai Shio Ryu Karate Do 20
Rex McCoy NJ106 Ma. Sc.  Wude The Martial Virtues 103
Mike Fournell NJ107 Ph.D. Tiger Dragon Kenpo Karate 38
Sue Fournell NJ108 Ph.D.

The Positive Effects of Martial Arts on the Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder

45
Austin Wright Sr. NJ109 Ma. Sc. U.W.A. Martial Arts 115
Durrand Howard   NJ110 Ma. Sc. Information on the Concept Regarding Blue Life Karate ??

New York

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Saleem Shareef NY101 Ma. Sc. My Experience As A Student & Instructor of the Martial Arts 36
Kevin Hufford NY102 Ma. Sc. The Warrior Sword Style 28
Kamae McNeill NY105 Ma. Sc. History of the American Goshin Jujitsu System 40
Richard Reinheimer NY106 Ma. Sc. Don’t Be Like The Rest Be Your Best 38
Walter Vendura NY107 Ph.D. Beginning The Journey 33
Jerry Vessichio NY108 Ma. Sc. My 60 Years In The Arts 20
Richard Perez NY109 Ma. Sc. My Past My Present My Future 21
Craig Sherman NY110 Ph.D. Breath In Breath Out 25
Chris Detora NY111 Ph.D. (Coming Soon) ??

New Mexico

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Shannon Schaefer NM101 Ph.D. The Kenmoitsu System: A Transitional Flow In Martial Arts 46
Tony Sanchez NM102 Ph.D. Combining Hard and Soft Martial Arts; A Journey of Learning 20

North Carolina

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Lyndon Johnson NC101 Ma. Sc. Journey to Young MuKwan Hapkido Martial Arts vs Martial Sports  146

Ohio

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

James Vallance OH101 Ph.D. Life’s Journey Through the Martial Arts 20
Kevin Upton OH102 Ph.D. My Martial Arts 20
Jennifer Hickok OH103 Ph.D. My Martial Arts & Law Enforcement 50
Robert Akikta OH104 Ph.D. Power of One 70
Lawrence Delaney OH105 Ma. Sc. Christian Martial Arts 26
Steve Franz OH106 Ph.D.

Why martial arts courses should be an option along with Physical Education in schools

86
Donald Bitanga OH107 Ma. Sc. The Butterfly Manual 64
Joe Foresta OH108 Ph.D. Diamond Dragon Karate School 22
Aaron Brown OH109 Ph.D. Connecting the Scientific Principle of the Mind & Body Movements 21

Oklahoma

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Billy Joe Marks OK101 Ma. Sc. Native American Martial Arts Perception 23

Oregon

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Gregory Ray Jones OR-101 Ph.D. The Study of Violence 80
Tim Spellman OR-102 Ph.D. My Thoughts 41

Pennsylvania

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Ted Cibik PA101 Ph.D. Asthma (Xioa-Chuan) and Medical Qigong 35
William McGinley PA102 Ma. Sc.

What Impact & Contributions I Have Had To The Martial Arts &

What The Martial Arts Has Given To Me

55
Grant Miller PA103 Ph.D. Martial Arts Evolution 50

Road Island

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Alan Reedy RI101 Ma. Sc. Kenpo Kobudo Karate 26
Philip Greene RI102 Ph.D. My Road To Black Belt 56

South Carolina

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Robert Graham SC101 Ph.D. ‘The New Beginning After Every Ending’ ‘the Building Blocks of Mastery’ 25
Rodney Graham SC102 Ma. Sc. Wado-Ryu Exploration 22

Tennessee

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Toni McSorley TN101 Ph.D. Arts of The Samurai 222
Philip Lee TN102 Ma. Sc. Martial Arts Tao: The Art of Fluid Adaption 20
Michael McGrath TN103 Ph.D. Doctorate of Martial Arts Philosophy 115

Texas

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Johnny Peavey TX101 Ph.D.  The Tale of Two Worlds 23
Sandy Tomaselli TX102 Ph.D. Bushido System 53
Alvin ‘Goldie’ Mack TX103 Ma. Sc. Women’s Street Survival Workshops 52
James Gordon Chick TX104 Ma. Sc. Tae Kwon Do High Moral Rearment 45

Trinidad

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Christopher Francis

TR101 Ph.D. Martial Arts Discipline & Science In Trinidad & Tobago 380

United Kingdom

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Kaleem Saeed

UK101 Ph.D. Doctorate of Martial Arts Philosophy 50

Virginia

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

J. Barrett Crook VA101 Ma. Sc. A Never Ending  Journey of Self Discovery 20

West Virginia

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

 James Washington WV101 Ph.D. My Experience & Studies 24
Teddy Martin II WV102 Ma. Sc. Christianity In the Martial Arts 20
James Grubb WV103  Ph.D. Evolution of Man-Maru JuJitsu 45
Jane Van Paepeghem WV104 Ph.D. Shukokai Kempo 47

Washington

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

David Rhodes WA101 Ph.D. A Character Study In Theology and Servant Leadership 27
Jonathan Bannister WA102 Ma. Sc. Japanese Martial Arts & Culture 66
Frank Dux WA103 Ph.D. Secret Man/Bible of Martial Arts 1,144

Wisconsin

Name Student/University # Doctoral Type Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Pages

Jeffrey Borchardt WI101 Ph.D. Beyond Martial Arts 27
Si-Jo  R. Baldwin WI102 Ma. Sc. What The Yong Masters Know 122
Daniel Link WI103 Ph.D. Links Martial Arts 300