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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Is It All Relative? Relative Pitch and L2 Lexical Tone Perception/Tone Language Comprehension by Adult Tone and Non-Tone Language Speakers, Sloane C. von Wertz

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The Fabric of Manhattan: Art and Industry in the Era of A.T. Stewart, Patricia Wadsley

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Environmental Changes Turn on the Sinorhizobium Melitloti ExoR-ExoS/ChvI (RSI) Host Invasion Switch, Shari N. Walcott

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Understanding Resilience Strategies Among Minor-Attracted Individuals, Allyson Walker

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History and Politics in the Thought of Karl Jaspers, Nathan Wallace

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The Modified Stereospecific Stille Reaction: Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions Involving Secondary and Tertiary Alkyl Carbastannatranes, Chao-yuan Wang

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Mermaid Song: The Notebooks of the Writing Woman, Gianna T. Ward-Vetrano

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The Column of Constantine at Constantinople: A Cultural History (330-1453 C.E.), Carey Thompson Wells

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The Devil's Advocate: Empire, Cynicism, and the Politics of Decadent Literature (From Baudelaire to Burroughs), Henry A. Wermer-Colan

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Development of 90th Percentile Norms for Ipsilateral Acoustic Reflex Thresholds: A Feasibility Study, Iris Wertheimer

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Should We Talk?: Examining Individual and Aggregate Level Predictors of Mediation Selection at the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, Cynthia-Lee Williams

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The Behavioral Effects Divorce Can Have on Children, Wanda M. Williams-Owens

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The Needed Man: The Evolution, Abandonment, and Resurrection of the Roman Dictatorship, Mark B. Wilson

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Conceptualizing the Emergence of Social Capital in Young Children, Courtney Wong

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Performing Human Rights in Neoliberal Asia: Artistic and Activist Engagements in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore, Melissa Wansin Wong

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Music Perception Performance in Prelingually Deafened Children with Cochlear Implants Pre and Post Structured Music Training Postoperative Habilitation Programs: A Systematic Review, Jessica K. Woodson

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A Girlhood Among Ghosts, An Experimental Project, Maple Wu

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Exploring the Internal Statistics: Single Image Super-Resolution, Completion and Captioning, Yang Xian

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Comparative Phylogeographic, Population Genomic, and Selection Inference with Development of Hierarchical Co-Demographic Models, Alexander Xue

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In Search of Homo Sociologicus, Yunqi Xue

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Contextual Differences in the Effect of Interference During Language Switching in Korean-English Bilingual Speakers, Jungmee Yoon

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Las Letras de Fernando de Pulgar, nueva edición, estudio preliminar y notas, Ana-Maria Zaharescu

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Rewriting Methods in Groups with Applications to Cryptography, Gabriel Zapata

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A Discussion of Delimitative in Mandarin Chinese, Qi Zhang

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Essays on the Impact of Exchange Rate Movements on Stock Return and Country Output, Junnan Zhao

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Fast Algorithms on Random Matrices and Structured Matrices, Liang Zhao

Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2016

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Saving Animals: Everyday Practices of Care and Rescue in the US Animal Sanctuary Movement, Elan L. Abrell

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Con cuydadosos descuydos descubiertos: Una aproximación a la obra de José Camerino en el marco de la novela del siglo XVII, Beatriz G. Acrich Cohen

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Speaking of Consequences: Contemporary Music for Political Discourse, Elizabeth Adams

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The Anxious Shadow of a Coldwar: Affect, Biopower & Resistance in Fiction & Culture in the Period of Intra-Anxiety 1989-2001, Kate Adler

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Neighborhood and Community Change in Brooklyn's Sunset Park, Anthony G. Aggimenti

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Models and Methods in Cultural and Social Evolution, Elliot G. Aguilar

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Calling Campus Police: A Test of Procedural Justice and Unresponsive Bystander Models, Michael Francis Aiello

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The Effects of Alpha Oscillations on Touch Perception and Visuo-tactile Integration, Lei Ai

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Teacher Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Character Building Initiatives at an Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound High School, Adeola A. Alexander

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Perspectives on Iraq's Past, Present, and Future in the Works of Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and Yusuf Salman Yusuf, Amnah Almukhtar

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Better Work and Global Governance, Paul Alois

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Three Essays on the Effects of Childbearing on Economic Well-being and Health, Ramazan Onur Altindag

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Reliability of Clinical Evaluators of Spasticity in Patients with Stroke, Tiffany Alvino, Shiney David, and Chelsea Gendvil

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Role of BEC-1/Beclin 1 and Autophagy Genes in C.elegans Germline Cell Proliferation, Kristina Ames

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Origén e influencia de la figura de Simón Bolívar en los escritores modernistas hispanoamericanos, Wilson Anaya

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The Queen's Feud: Women and Kinship in Malory's Morte Darthur, Elsa K. Anderson

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Transatlantic Surrealisms, Imagined Homelands, and the Poetry of Paul Laraque, Maxine C. Anderson

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(Dis)entangling Gender Expression and Race in Antigay Discrimination: An Intersectional Approach, Steph M. Anderson

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The Effect of the Long Anchor Duration on Performance in the Temporal Bisection Procedure, Sho Araiba

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Bilingual French Initiatives in Public Schools: A New York Story: New Opportunities, Diversity and Shared History and Values, Claire JM Arnod Horikawa

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Modulating the Semantic System: The Role of Bilateral Anterior Temporal Lobes in Confrontation Naming- A Combined tDCS and Eye-Tracking Study, Sameer Ashaie

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Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Instruction in an RtI Framework: Supporting Emergent Bilinguals in the Secondary Classroom, Lisa Auslander

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A Dark Record: Criminal Discourse and the African American Literary Project, 1721-1864, Brian Baaki

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Effect of CNTF Derived Peptide, P021 on Cognition and Pathology in 3xTG-AD Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease, Narjes Baazaoui

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Essays on Foreign Firms Following Deregistration from U.S. Exchanges, Kathleen Michelle Bakarich

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Transactive Knowledge Systems, Shared Leadership Style, and Team Effectiveness, Christine L. Baker

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Rogues in the Postcolony: The New Picaresque and the Making of Modern India, Stacey Balkan

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Transition Issues in Educational Audiology, Rebecca Bareli

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Brought Up For Each Other: The Letters of Edith Wharton to Bernard Berenson, Susan Barile

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Christ the Queer: Gender and Sexuality in Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ", Stephen Barnett

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A Behavior Analytic Intervention to Teach Exploratory Motor Behavior to Infants with Down Syndrome, Sara M. Bauer

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Cosmopolitan Corporealities: Extraordinary Bodies and the Politics of Remembering Mid-Twentieth Century Egyptian Pluralism, Balthazar Becker

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Export / Import: The Promotion of Contemporary Italian Art in the United States, 1935-1969, Raffaele Bedarida

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Critical Youth Participatory Action Research to Reimagine Environmental Education with Youth in Urban Environments, Marissa E. Bellino

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Maternal History of Neglect, Mind-Mindedness, and The Cycle of Neglect, Karin N. Belser

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The Modernity of Tradition: Abraham Shalom Yahuda on Freud's "Moses and Monotheism", Ilan M. Benattar

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Genres of Feminist Lives: Autobiography, Archives, and Community, 1970-1983, Meredith A. Benjamin

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Computerized Classification of Surface Spikes in Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopic Reconstructions of Viruses, Younes Benkarroum

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Empowerment from Within: Supporting Palestinian Women’s Struggle Against Violence, Ortal Bensky

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Novel Electrolytes for Use in New and Improved Batteries: An NMR Study, Marc B. Berman

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Bully Victimization, Depression, and the Role of Protective Factors among College-Age LGBTQ Students, Theresa E. Bhoopsingh

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Tuning into Toxins and Channels: The Characterizations of Tv1 and a Human Cardiac Sodium Channel Voltage-Sensor Domain, Mohammed H. Bhuiyan

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Ten Etudes for Solo Cello by Sofia Gubaidulina, Julia A. Biber

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Assessing Higher- and Lower-Order Processing in Children With and Without ADHD: A Prospective Longitudinal Study, Adina T. Bitton

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Extracting Indigeneity: Oil, Environment and Self-Determination in the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), James J. A. Blair

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This Species of Property: Slavery and the Properties of Subjecthood in Anglo-American Law and Politics, 1619-1783, John N. Blanton

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"What's the Use of Trying to Read Shakespeare?": Modes of Memory in Virginia Woolf's Fiction and Essays, Sara Remedios Bloom

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Climate, Ecology, and Human Evolution during the Plio-Pleistocene, Scott Adam Blumenthal

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Art as Display, Frank M. Boardman

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Boundaries of Home and Work: Social Reproduction and Home-Based Workers in Ahmedabad, India, Natascia Boeri

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Social Isolation, Social and Emotional Loneliness, and Self-Reported Hearing Difficulties in Older Adults with Hearing Loss, Yuliya Borik

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Can Concepts Associated with Physical Environments Be Applied to Social Media Sites? An Empirical Study Using Theories from Place Attachment, Social Behavior, and Social Integration, Brian Boyle

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Declining City, Born-Again Citadel: Faith-Based Organizations and the Reconstitution of Inequality in Postindustrial America, Michael J. Boyle

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"Follow the Bodies": (Re)Materializing Difference in the Era of Neoliberal Multiculturalism, Briana Grace Brickley

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Death Priming in Investigations: The Effects on Worldview Threat, Out-Group Derogation, and Stereotyping, Laure Brimbal

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Lucumi and the Children of Cotton: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Mapping of a Black Atlantic Politics of Religion, Akissi M. Britton

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Wandering in Contemporary Literature: A Narrative Theory of Cognition, Hillel E. Broder

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Edwin Fischer and Bach Performance Practice of the Weimar Republic, Bradley V. Brookshire

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The Lived Experience of Aging Black Women with Diabetes Nurse-Person Relationships, Deidra G. Brown

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The Emergence of the Bird in Andean Paracas Art. c. 900 BCE - 200 CE, Mary B. Brown

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Suppression of High Transverse Momentum Charged Hadrons in Au+Au Collisions at 200 GeV Nucleon-Nucleon Center of Mass Energy, Jason B. Bryslawskyj

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Development, Security and Displacement: An Ethnographic Case Study of Rocinha and other Key Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Marcos D. Burgos

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Infixer: A Method for Segmenting Non-Concatenative Morphology in Tagalog, Steven R. Butler

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Ecological Transitions of U.S. Elementary School Students: Their Short– and Long–Term Educational Outlooks, Anthony Buttaro Jr.

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The Discursive Functioning of Knowledge Claims in Research Studies on Children’s Conceptual Knowledge of Number, Patrick D. Byers

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The Politics of Middle Class Decline and Growth in Industrialized Democracies, 1980 to 2010, Young-hwan Byun

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Alien, Illegal, Undocumented: Labeling, Context, and Worldview in the Immigration Debate and in the Lives of Undocumented Youth, David A. Caicedo

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Metabolic Profiling and Polymer Formation of Gene Silenced Potato Periderms, Qing Cai

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United in Political Solidarity: How Multicultural Endorsement and Group Identity Inspire Intergroup Political Solidarity Among Members of Lower Status Groups, Justine Calcagno

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Virtue’s Web: The Virtue of Empathic Attunement and the Need for a Relational Foundation, Georgina D. Campelia

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Looking Upstream: A Sociological Investigation of Mass Public Shootings, Joel A. Capellan

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Musical and Dramatic Roles of the Chorus in Hugo Weisgall’s "Esther", Michael A. Capobianco IV

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Observational Assessment of Empathy in Parent-Child Verbal Exchanges and Their Influence on Child Behavior, Patty Carambot

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Negotiating and Navigating Invisible Food Deserts: An Exploratory Study on Foodways of Adults on the Autism Spectrum, JungJa Park Cardoso