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 2016

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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

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The Words and Worlds of Disability: Discourses on Disablement Within the Situated Practices of Service Providers, Enitza C. Carril

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YouTube As A Net"work": A Media Analysis of the YouTube Beauty Community, Barbara Casabianca

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Assessing Social Protection Arrangements in Angola and Mozambique, Andre Cavaller Guzzi

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Transmission of Focused Picosecond Light Pulse through Multimode Fibers, Yin Cen

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Mad Men of Letters: Advertising, Masculinity, and the American Postmodern Novel, Jennifer Chancellor

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Millets from the Margins: Value, Knowledge and the Subaltern Practice of Biodiversity in Uttarakhand, India, Priya R. Chandrasekaran

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Social Cognitive Processes in the Priming of Mental Illness Stereotypes by the Media, Ginny Chan

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Left of Maidan: Self-Organization and the Ukrainian State on the Edge of Europe, Emily S. Channell-Justice

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Processing Filler-Gap Dependencies in Mandarin Chinese: An Effect of Language Exposure?, Stanley Chen

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Tuning Topological Surface States by Charge Transfer, Zhiyi Chen

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Examining Victimization in South Korea 1993-2010: A Comparative Application of Ecological Theories of Crime, Jisun Choi

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Producing Discursive Change: From "Illegal Aliens" to "Unauthorized Immigration" in Library Catalogs, J. Silvia Cho

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A Study of the Impact of Interaction Mechanisms and Population Diversity in Evolutionary Multiagent Systems, Sadat U. Chowdhury

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On the Syntax/Semantics of Korean Nominal Particles, Han-Byul Chung

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Waking Dreams: Modernist Intoxications and the Poetics of Altered States, Jason Ciaccio

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Headhunting: Evaluating the Disruptive Capacity of Leadership Decapitation on Terrorist Organizations, Ted Clemens IV

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Ethnicity Matters: Implications for Understanding and Acting upon Disparities in Health Affecting Black Men in the United States, Helen V. S. Cole

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Imaginary Subjects: Fiction-Writing Instruction in America, 1826 - 1897, Paul Collins

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Student Perspectives on Meaningful Adult Relationships in a Transfer School, Susan E. Collins

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Socio-Economic Inequalities, Academic Failure, and Institutional Interventions: What CUNY Is Doing To Help Its High Risk Populations, Cynthia Constant

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How Do Open Educational Resources (OERs) Impact Students? A Qualitative Study at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Cailean Cooney

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Exploring the Uses of Cultural Funds of Knowledge Among Ethnic Minority Immigrant College Students in Their Constructions of Learning Identities Within a Collaborative Photovoice Project, Stacey Jennell Cooper

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Claiming Time: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Adam Smith on Freedom and Futurity, Jennifer Corby

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Ceasing to Run Underground: 20th-Century Women Writers and Hydro-Logical Thought, Annie M. Cranstoun

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Curing Violence: Prescriptions for Justice and Peace in Colombia, Marissa Crawford

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Saving: Stem Cell Science, Christian Adoption, and Frozen Embryo Potential in the United States, Risa Cromer

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Interstate Alliances of the Fourth-Century BCE Greek World: A Socio-Cultural Perspective, Nicholas D. Cross

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Guidance Index for Shallow Landslide Hazard Analysis, Cheila Cullen

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Increasing Accessibility for Map Readers with Acquired and Inherited Color Vision Deficiencies: A Re-Coloring Algorithm for Maps, Gretchen M. Culp

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The Impact of Foster Care on Depression: An Examination of Placement Type and Mental Health Service Utilization Among Children and Adolescents, Kisha Cummings

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Playing with Matches: Matchmaking as Authorship in the Nineteenth-Century Marriage Plot, Colleen Cusick

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The Effects of Health-Related Fitness on School Attendance in New York City 6th-8th Grade Youth, Emily M. D'Agostino

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Die Meistersinger, New York City, and the Metropolitan Opera: The Intersection of Art and Politics During Two World Wars, Gwen L. D'Amico

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Motivaciones comunicativas para la expresión de sujeto en secuencias clausales correferenciales en español, Berenice Darwich

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Nondescript: A Web Tool to Aid Subversion of Authorship Attribution, Robin Davis

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“Vital Glowing Things”: The Art of Women’s Writing, 1910-1935, Elizabeth C. Decker

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ZnCdMgSe as a Materials Platform for Advanced Photonic Devices: Broadband Quantum Cascade Detectors and Green Semiconductor Disk Lasers, Joel De Jesus

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The Antipolitics of Food in Middle-Class America, Neri de Kramer

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Crossing Boundaries: The Transnational Third Space of Contemporary Chinese-Francophone Writers, Paula S. DelBonis-Platt

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The Moving Image in Public Art: U.S. and U.K., 1980-Present, Annie Dell'Aria

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Straddling Feminisms: Post-Wave Pop Politics and Experimental Performance, Jessica Del Vecchio