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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Potential Modifications to Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Anderson-Fabry Disease, Mariam Meghdari

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Methods and Professionals Involved in Evaluating Postural Control in the Autism Spectrum Disorder Population: A Systematic Review, Christina Melora

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Decomposing Time Effect on Valuation and Choice, Yan Meng

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Lipid Sensing by Mammalian Target of Rapamycin, Deepak Menon

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The Effects of Parametrically Manipulating the Ratio of Complimentary to Constructive Feedback Statements on Performance, Amanda Mentzer

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Cyber Counterproductive Work Behaviors: Measurement, Prediction, and Means for Reduction, Brittany K. Mercado

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The Under-Explored Role of Tiredness in Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk-Taking Among Gay and Bisexual Men, Brett M. Millar

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A Political Ecology of Information: Media and The Dilemma of State Power in China, Michael L. Miller

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Hatred Simmering in the Melting Pot: Hate Crime in New York City, 1995-2010, Colleen E. Mills

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On Subcomplete Forcing, Kaethe B. Minden

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"Marie Manje La Pom Nan." Examining the Cognitive Process of Restructuring and Advantage Selection in the Definite Article System in Haitian Creole Among U.S. Born Heritage Speakers of Haitian Creole, Marie-Michelle Monéreau-Merry

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Motivating Morphological Constituents: A Learning-Based Analysis of Hebrew, Navajo, and Spanish, Ignacio Lorenzo Montoya

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Optical Forces Generated by Plasmonic Nanostructures, Matthew A. Moocarme

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Desisting in Prison: Myth and the Council for Unity Model, Kevin Moran

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Hearing Related Concerns Among Parkinson’s Patients and Their Care Partners, Samantha Morgan

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Dark Stars of the Evening: Performing African American Citizenship and Identity in Germany, 1890-1920, Kristin L. Moriah

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The Relationship Between Clinical Teaching Effectiveness and Emotional Intelligence in Clinical Nurse Faculty in Pre-licensure Baccalaureate Programs in New York State, Caroline K. Mosca

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The Short Story and the Photographic: Twentieth-Century Imagetexts In and Of the Americas, Lucienne Muller

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Clemence of Barking and Valdes of Lyon: Two Contemporaneous Examples of Innovation in the Twelfth Century, Lisa Murray

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Stayin' Alive: Transnational Sanctuary and Insurgency, Matthew Murray

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Genealogy of the Concept of "Hate Crime": The Cultural Implications of Legal Innovation and Social Change, Roslyn Myers

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Theatre Translation as Historiography: Projections of Greek Self-Identity Through English Translations During the European Crisis, Maria Mytilinaki

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Denial: A Sociological Theory, Christina Nadler

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Pharmacological Antagonism and the Olfactory Code, Mihwa Na

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Max Kowalski's Japanischer Frühling: A Song Collection from the Period of the Jewish Cultural Alliance in Nazi Germany, Nils Neubert

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Black Models Matter: Challenging the Racism of Aesthetics and the Facade of Inclusion in the Fashion Industry, Scarlett L. Newman

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Social Work Students' Endorsement of Recovery-Oriented Principles and Practices When Working with Consumers Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness, Jennifer M. Nikou

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Exploring the Relationship between Sequence Learning, Motor Coordination, and Language Development, Rita Obeid

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The Expansion of the Mandarin Mind, Tyler Okney

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Do Spellings of Words and Phonemic Awareness Training Facilitate Vocabulary Learning in Preschoolers?, Robin O'Leary

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An Examination of the Needham Question: Why Didn't China Have a Scientific Revolution Considering Its Early Scientific Accomplishments?, Rebecca L. Olerich

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Things We Dare Not See: Media Revisions of Incestuous Relationships, Mattheus M. Oliveira

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Structural and Biochemical Studies of the DNA Replication Initiation Mechanism of the Second Chromosome of Vibrio cholerae, Natalia Orlova

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Toward a Reoriented Radicalism: Black Marxism and Orientalism, Alexandros Orphanides

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Ecology, Evolution, and Sexual Selection in the Invasive, Globally Distributed Small Indian Mongoose (Urva auropunctata), M. Aaron Owen

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Between Speech & Song: Clarifying the Sprechstimme of Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire, Sara M. Paar

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The Recycling GTPase, RAB-10, Regulates Autophagy Flux in Caenorhabditis elegans, Nicholas J. Palmisano

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Naturally-Derived Molecular Ensembles in Medicine, Materials Science and Evolutionary Biology: An Interdisciplinary Study, Silvio Panettieri

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Desire, Curiosity, and the Search for Truth in Proust, Moreno, and Bechdel, Santiago Parga Linares

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Three Essays on Inequality in the United States, Gowun Park

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Masculinity and Disproportionate Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System: Findings from a Select Sample of Low-Income Black Males in New York City, Michael G. Pass

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Therapeutic Exploitation of Metabolic Checkpoints In Cancer Cells, Deven S. Patel

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Constructing Music of Rebellion in the Triumphant Empire: Punk Rock in the 1990s United States, David Pearson

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An Examination of Therapeutic Alliance During Prolonged Exposure in the Treatment of a Comorbid PTSD and SUD Population, Annelisa Pedersen

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Procedural Justice for Youth: Discrepancies in the Provision of Defense Counsel for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Emily K. Pelletier

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Critical Play: Agency, Interdependency, and Intersectionality in an Early Childhood Classroom, Maria Persons

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Thresholds of Atrocity: Liberal Violence and the Politics of Moral Vision, Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton

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Individual Levels of Bias and Immigration Policies in the United States: A Test and Extension of the Dual Processing Model of Bias, Lorraine Phillips

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Housing Market Liquidity and the Effect on Unemployment in the United States: An Application to the U.S. Housing Market, Isolating Regional Housing Market Liquidity and the Associated Effect on Unemployment, Lindsey M. Piegza

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Cortical Thickness Abnormalities Within the Salience and Reward Networks in Older Depressed Adults with Apathy, Monique A. Pimontel

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Becoming Ghosts: The Public Veiling of Puerto Ricans in New York City, Samantha Pina Saghera

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Encountering Place, Pedagogy, and Culture: Study Abroad and Experiential Learning in Morocco and Indonesia, Jennifer M. Pipitone

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Feature Selection From Large Acoustic Feature Sets in Computational Paralinguistics, Dara Pir

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The Role of Dietary Highly Unsaturated n-3 Fatty Acids in Northern Quahogs, Mercenaria mercenaria, Through Decreasing Temperature, Sixto E. Portilla

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Open Source Micro Diplomas: New Credentials for New Learning, Jack F. Powers

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Social Media Use and Media Literacy in Relation to Adolescents' Understanding of the Internet, Kasey L. Powers

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Syntax and Semantics of Perceptual Representation, James K. Quilty-Dunn

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Approximation Algorithms for Effective Team Formation, George Rabanca

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Merchandise, Promotion, and Accessibility: Keith Haring’s Pop Shop, Amy L. Raffel

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Smita Patil: Fiercely Feminine, Lakshmi Ramanathan

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Stress as a Cultural Tool in Higher Education, Nadia Ramjit

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Washington Square Park: Struggles and Debates over Urban Public Space, Anna Rascovar

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Making Sense of Missing Sessions: Attendance Patterns in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorder Treatments, Margaret Rauen

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A Conceptualization of the Body in Psychodynamic and Body-Based Psychotherapies: Areas of Overlap and Possibilities for Integration, Aleksandra Rayska

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Region, Nation and Gastronomy: Regionalism in Gastronomic Texts of the Early 20th Century (1900-1939), Lauren Reches

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The Nature of Introspection, Adriana Renero

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Re-visualizing Care: Teachers' Invisible Labor in Neoliberal Times, Victoria G. Restler

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Sacralizar lo efímero: Configuración del amante y el amado en Luis Cernuda y César Moro, Lena R. Retamoso Urbano

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Brief and Extended Experimental Analysis of Spelling Deficits, Kimberly Reyes-Giordano

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Dancing Silhouettes: Lotte Reiniger's The Adventures of Prince Achmed: A Critical Study, Maria N. Rhodes

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Cochlear Implantation in Adults with Neurofibromatosis Type II: Outcomes, Benefits, and Limitations, Lydia Riehl

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Women in the Workplace: The Impact of Earning Potential Empowerment and the Work-Life Balance, Alysha-Beth Rodriguez

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Essays on the Economic Well-Being of Women, Timothy A. Roeper

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The Conflict of Progressive and Conservative Tendencies in the Film Work of Steranko, James H. Romberger

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The Impact of State-Promoted Participation in Democracy and Development: A Comparison of Venezuela and Mexico, Domenico Romero

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Contesting Victimhood: A Linguistic and Legal Anthropological Analysis of Defendant Experiences in New York’s Human Trafficking Intervention Courts, Mark T. Romig

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Asymptotic Counting Formulas for Markoff-Hurwitz Tuples, Ryan Ronan

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Deconstructing Rape Culture Through An Exploration of Consent, Desire, and Pleasure, Yael Rosenstock

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Roles of GABAB, Muscarinic and Nicotinic Receptor Signaling in the Acquisition and Expression of Fructose and Fat-Conditioned Flavor Preferences and Acquisition of Quinine-Conditioned Flavor Avoidances in Rats, Francis M. Rotella

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Imperial Butterfly, Dagmar Rothschild

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Letter to the President: Longitudinal Critical Discourse Analysis of Academic and Hip Hop Genres in a Rap Narrative Program, Debangshu Roygardner

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Embodying Rhythm Nation: Multimodal Hip Hop Dance as a Site for Adolescent Social-Emotional and Political Development, Lauren M. Roygardner

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Medical Student Knowledge Regarding Age Related Hearing Loss and Amplification, Max L. Rubin

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University Education for the Creation of the Black Middle Class: Kigali, Rwanda, Chrystina L. Russell

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Choteo Cubano: Humor as a Critical Tool in Twentieth-Century Cuban Theater, Rebecca L. Salois

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Reflections on the Implementation of Improved Outcomes for Children and Its Impact on the Capacity of Child Welfare Workers to Deliver Services, Rita Sanchez-Torres

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Culturas emocionales: Narrativa escrita por mujeres cubanas durante el periodo especial (1992-2005), Laura Sandez

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A Playful Context Enhances Bilingual and Monolingual Preschoolers’ Mastery Motivation and Private Speech, Jeremy Sawyer

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A Combined Computational Strategy of Sequence and Structural Analysis Predicts the Existence of a Functional Eicosanoid Pathway in Drosophila melanogaster, Michael Scarpati

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The Conceptualization of a Crime Event as a Process to Analyze Crime Commission and Behavioral Consistency in Serial Sexual Assaults, Kimberley R. Schanz

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Closer Ties: The Dutch Caribbean and the Aftermath of Empire, 1942-2012, Chelsea Schields

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Patriarchy and Varieties of Violence Against Women: A Contextual Analysis, Margaret Schmuhl

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Ludic Conceptualism: Art and Play in the Netherlands, 1959 to 1975, Janna Therese Schoenberger

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Do Tax Directors Face Consequences from Tax Avoidance?, Liora Y. Schulman

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Communicationists and Un-Artists: Pedagogical Experiments in California, 1966-1974, Hallie Rose Scott

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Diophantine Approximation and The Atypical Numbers of Nathanson and O'Bryant, David Seff

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Scholasticism and Formal Structure in Camille Saint-Saëns's Fugues for Keyboard, Pedro Segarra-Sisamone

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Evaluative Mind: Extraneous Influences on Morality, Aesthetics, and Perception, Angelika Luiza Seidel

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"Resisting from Within": (Re)imagining a Critical Translingual English Classroom, Kate Anna Seltzer

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Culture and Mental Health: Considering the Role of the Complex Cultural-History in Irish-American Population, Tiffinie Patricia Sesko