As of 2014, all Graduate Center dissertations, theses, and capstone projects are posted to Academic Works. Some are immediately available to read and download, and some become available after an embargo period set by the author. All pre-2014 dissertations and doctoral capstone projects are available to the CUNY community via our Retrospective Dissertations, 1965-2013 database (CUNY library barcode required).

Some pre-2014 works have been added to this collection at the author's request. If you graduated before 2014 and would like to add your own GC dissertation, or for information about changing your embargo settings, please email deposit@gc.cuny.edu.

Dissertations, theses, and capstone projects are listed by year below. To browse by program, go to the top-level Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects page.

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Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2017

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Swords into Ploughshares: Agricultural Recovery and Postwar Institutional Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jinu R. Abraham

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Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission from Nearby Molecular Clouds as a Probe of Cosmic Ray Density Variations, Ryan Abrahams

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The Untold Story of Africa: What Advertising from Africa Reveals to the Rest of the World About the Continent, Rachael F. Afolabi

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Back to Square One: Understanding the Role of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Ahmed A. Ahmed

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The Politician and the Professor: Daniel Patrick Moynihan and the Strains of Modern American Liberalism, Peter-Christian Aigner

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Lichen Conservation in Eastern North America: Population Genomics, Climate Change, and Translocations, Jessica Allen

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The Racial Politics of Elementary School Choice for Black Parents Living in Brooklyn, NY, Shannon N. Allen

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Patterns of Injury in Homicide Relationships: Clinical, Psychological, and Investigative Implications, Shea L. Alvarez Cussen

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The Legacy of Slavery and the Continued Marginalization of Communities of Color Within the Legal System, Julia N. Alvarez

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Using Video in a Collaborative Teacher Team Within a Special Education School: A Case Study, Belinda Akua-Kisiwaa Amoako

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Capitalism and Unfreedom: Louis D. Brandeis and a Liberty of the Left, Eric L. Apar

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Nervous Salomes: New York Salomania and the Neurological Condition of Modernité, Margaret K. Araneo

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Redshirting: A Critical, Historical Analysis of the Changing Theories, Policies, and Practices of Children's Transition into Kindergarten, Lisa Babel

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Subversion and Transcendence in the Latin American Modern Travel Novel (1928-1976), Andrea Babsky

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The Socioemotional Impact of Disparate Student Discipline: An Examination of Racial Bias and Out-of-School Suspensions, Amelia Barbadoro

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Why Some Take Pleasure in Other People’s Pain: The Role of Attachment, Competition, and Cooperation on Schadenfreude, Alison Baren

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The Effect of a Single Bout of Physical Exertion on Expressive Language and Word Finding in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, Marissa A. Barrera

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Spatial-Relational Learning and Memory Deficits Associated with NMDAR Autoantibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Brittany L. Bascetta

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Manifold Convergence: Sewing Sequences of Riemannian Manifolds with Positive or Nonnegative Scalar Curvature, Jorge E. Basilio

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The Analysis of Musical Dramaturgy in Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Danielle J. Bastone

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“The Monster They've Engendered in Me”: Gothic Strategies in African American and Latina/o Prison Literature, 1945-2000, Jason Baumann

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Production of Energy and Environmental Protection as a Prerequisite for Sustainable Development, Diana Baus

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Overpopulation and the Impact on the Environment, Doris Baus

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Modulation of the Sodium/Potassium ATPase Function and Expression by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Right Sensorimotor Cortex in Mice, Salim Bendaoud

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Diversity's Impact on the Quality of Deliberations, Amanda N. Bergold

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Owing and Owning: Zubayr Pasha, Slavery, and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Sudan, Zachary S. Berman

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Ecologies of the Passions in Early Modern English Tragedies, Roya Biggie

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Quantum Optical Interferometry and Quantum State Engineering, Richard J. Birrittella Jr

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Narrating School, Narrative Self: Identity, Agency and the Hidden Curriculum of (Hetero)Normativity, Mikela Bjork

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The Fantastic Manifesto: Monstrosity of Memory and Epiphany of Selfhood in The Spirit of the Beehive (1973), Layla Blodgett Carrillo

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Persistent Pleasures: Agency, Social Power, and Embodiment in Women's Solitary Masturbation Experiences, Christin P. Bowman

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Personalizing an Implicit Measure of Job Satisfaction, Brittany Boyd

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Pension Fund Evictions: Lessons for Housing and Labor, Marnie F. Brady

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Language Ideologies and the Schooling of Caribbean Creole English-speaking Youth in New York City, Dale M. Britton

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African American Male Veterans’ Illness Representation and Reported Self-Management Practices of High Blood Pressure, Tammie Brodie

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Expanding Intersectionality Praxis: Informing Culturally-Responsive Programming for Black and Latino Gay and Bisexual Young Men, Justin T. Brown

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A Eurafrican Future: France, Algeria, and the Treaty of Rome (1951-1975), Megan Brown

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Four Years, Three Months: Migrant Caregivers in Israel/Palestine, Rachel Brown

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Evil and the Ontological Disproof, Carl J. Brownson III

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Three Essays on Fiscal Policy, Sinem Buber Singh

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Diplomas vs Incarceration: Does Intersectionality Affect Black Men and Women Differently?, Chelsie Burchett

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The Legitimacy of Global Legal Governance: Institutional Power and Human Rights Bias in International Criminal Justice, Martin J. Burke

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Dictatorship Across Borders: How Brazil Influenced the Chilean Coup d’état of 1973, Mila Burns Nascimento

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Great Power Politics in the Twenty-First Century: The Ukrainian Example, Oksana Byeha

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The Fat Female Bodies of Saturday Night Live: Uncovering the Normative Cultural Power of a Countercultural Comedy Institution, Katharine Cacace

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Land of Women: Basilicata, Emigration, and the Women Who Remained Behind, 1880-1914, Victoria Calabrese

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Open Works: Between the Programmed and the Free, Art in Italy 1962 to 1972, Lindsay A. Caplan

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The Impact of Social Dominance Orientation on Experienced Threat and Consequent Interviewer Discriminatory Behavior: A Psychophysiological Approach, John F. Capman

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A Necessary Lens: The History of Privacy in the United States 1890-1999, Lawrence Cappello

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Webs of War in the Congo: The Politics of Hybrid Wars, Conflict Networks, and Multilateral Responses 1996-2003, Tatiana Carayannis

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By Beauty Damned: Millennial Feminism and the Exploitation of Women's Empowerment in Pop Culture and Corporate Advertising, Maria L. Carreon

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Capturing the Attention of Caregivers: Variability in Infant Vocalizations, Catharine A. Castelluccio de Diesbach

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Haitian Linguistic and Cultural Practices: Critical Meaning-Making Spaces for Haitian Learners, Marie L. Cerat

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"La Dolce Vita" Today: Fashion and Media, Nicola Certo

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Aspects of Quantifier Float in Thai, Khanin Chaiphet

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Electoral System Effects: Institutions and Context or New and Old Democracies, Helen Chang

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Lengua y violencias en Colombia: Discursos sobre patrimonio lingüístico (1991-2010), Carolina Chaves-O'Flynn

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Chloride and Proton Binding in the E. coli 2Cl¯:1H+ CLC Exchanger, Catherine Chenal

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Wave Propagation Inside Random Media, Xiaojun Cheng

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Retelling an Old Wife’s Tale: Postpartum Care of Taiwanese and Chinese Immigrant Women, Kuan-Yi Chen

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As if by Magic: Unleashing Critical and Expressive Voices Through a Rhetoric of "This/And" in First-Year Composition, Nolan Chessman

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Effects of Multimedia Instruction on L2 Acquisition of High-Level, Low-Frequency English Vocabulary Words, Euna Cho

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I. M. Pei, William Zeckendorf, and the Architecture of Urban Renewal, Marci M. Clark

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Clara Lemlich Shavelson: An Activist Life, Sarah B. Cohn

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Women’s Sexual Fantasies in Context: The Emotional Content of Sexual Fantasies, Psychological and Interpersonal Distress, and Satisfaction in Romantic Relationships, Sarah Constantine

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A Normative Account of Political Representation, Kenneth R. Courtney

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Automatically Guilty: Associations Between Evidence and Guilt, William E. Crozier IV

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Music in Haredi Jewish Life: Liquid Modernity and the Negotiation of Boundaries in Greater New York, Gordon A. Dale

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William Bolcom’s "Twelve New Etudes" (1988): Theoretical and Interpretative Analysis, Ran Dank

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Impressive Failures: Mavericks of Film Authorship and the Impossibility of Success in Hollywood, Tom S. Davies

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Imagining Basic Income as an International and Domestic Remedy to Wealth Inequality, Christian A. Davis

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La Symbolique païenne dans l'oeuvre de René Depestre, Wilson Decembre

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Essays in Corporate Responsibility and Finance, Mert Demir

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The Role of Language in the Development of Temporal Cognition in 6- to 10-Year-Old Children, Danielle DeNigris

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Occlusion Effects in Various Testing Conditions Using Insert Earphones, Amanda M. DeSantolo

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Fitting-in: How Formerly Incarcerated New York City Black Men Define Success Post-Prison, Mika'il DeVeaux

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Beyond the Obvious: Emerging Contaminants and Biogeochemistry as a Cause and Solution for Nitrogen Pollution, Stephanie L. DeVries

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Removal of Organic Micro-Pollutants from Water Using Sewage Sludge Based Composite Adsorbents, Rui Ding

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"Tough on Crime, Tough on the Causes of Crime": Liberal Carceral Logics and the Reproduction of Settler Colonial Violence in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land

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The Variation in Russia’s Foreign Policy in Near Abroad After the Disintegration of the USSR, Nataliia Donchenko

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The Value of Value-Added: Science, Technology, and Policy in Educational Evaluation, Daniel Douglas

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The Technocratic Politics of the Common Core State Standards in History, Kate Duguid

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Escribiendo para desahogarme: Release and Resistance in a Middle School Bilingual Writing Workshop, Carla Espana

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Seeing and Being Seen: A Multimodal Inquiry of Multilingual High School Newcomers and Their Contributions to Educational Communities, Ivana Espinet

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Spectral Bodies: Women's Resistance Across Time in North America, Whitney C. Evanson

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ADHD and Theory of Mind in School-Age Children: Exploring the Cognitive Nature of Social Interactions in Children with ADHD, Rachel Feigenbaum

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The Proscriptive Principle and Logics of Analytic Implication, Thomas M. Ferguson

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Estradiol, Substance P, and the PI3K-Akt-mTOR Pathway in the Dorsal Horn of the Spinal Cord During Inflammatory Pain, Zane Ferguson

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Intercusp Geodesics and Cusp Shapes of Fully Augmented Links, Rochy Flint

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Zooarchaeological and Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction of Newly Excavated Middle Pleistocene Deposits from Elandsfontein, South Africa, Frances L. Forrest

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Spatial Prepositions in Spanish, Carolina Fraga

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The Economics of American Higher Education, Robin Freedman

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Sex Differences in the Anxiety Effects of Cannabinoids, Helen T. French

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Reinventing the Wheel of Teaching Business? Learning in the Academic Classroom - The Case of the Business Consulting Course, Francesco R. Frova

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Reimagining the Collective: Black Popular Music and Recording Studio Innovation, 1970-1990, Will Fulton

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The Willfulness of a Missing Frame: Ahmed Zaki and the Politics of Visual Resistance, Miriam M. Gabriel

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Synthesis and Evaluation of Tetrahydroprotoberberines as Dopamine Receptor Ligands, Satishkumar V. Gadhiya

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Dopamine D1 and D3 Receptor Polypharmacology in Cocaine Reward and Cocaine Seeking, Ewa J. Galaj

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An Evaluation of the Effects of the Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program on Short- and Intermediate-Term Outcomes, Raymond Galinski

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"Propaganda for Democracy": The Vexed History of the Federal Theatre Project, Karen E. Gellen