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 Login required).

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

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Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2021

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Embracing Conflict and Contradiction as a Path to Awareness, JoAnn Rintel Abreu

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The One-Armed Viewer: Voyeurism and Masturbation in Nudist Imagery and Film Spectatorship, Benjamin Eleanor Adam

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Mitigating Resurgence in Functional Communication Training: Teaching Varied and Complex Responses, Charlene N. Agnew

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The Impact of User Control and Transparency in App Design on Privacy Concerns and Behavior of Mobile App Users, Arwa Alawajy

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Beyond Authorization: Toward Abolitionist Transliteracies Ecologies and an Anti-Racist Translingual Pedagogy, Lindsey Albracht

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A New Feature Selection Method Based on Class Association Rule, Sami A. Al-Dhaheri

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The Rainforest is Burning: Trials and Triumphs Working Towards Conservation in Rural Madagascar, Kathryn Alessi

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Essays on Green Finance, Elsa Allman

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Rethinking Thinking About Thinking: Against a Pedagogical Imperative to Cultivate Metacognitive Skills, Lauren R. Alpert

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Mario Levrero: Un estudio fenomenológico de su obra, Sergio Alves

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Neuroplasticity of the Corticospinal System: Applications of Neuromodulation-Based Therapies, Alzahraa M. Amer

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Is This My Body? A Manual on Navigating Child Masturbation Without Shame, Stephanie M. Amis

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Educational Investments in Low-Income Households: The Role of Parental Occupational Identity and Substitutability, Aparna Anand

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Using the Marcus Inverted Region and Artificial Cofactors to Create a Charge Separated State in De Novo Designed Proteins, Eskil ME Andersen

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Encoding and Perception of Voicing and Aspiration in Native and Non-Native Listeners in Quiet and in Background Noise, Reethee Antony

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Mechanism of Action of Dihydropteridine Reductase, Gabriela Arias De la Rosa

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Microbial-Host Dynamics and the Evolution of Nearshore Diversity in Hippocampus abdominalis, Jimiane L. Ashe

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Writing Not Writing: Transdisciplinary Poetics, Institutional Critique, Miriam L. Atkin

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Reimagining Post-Secondary Training, Community College, and Welfare Supports, Aaron Azerad

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"Rivals and Partners”: The Competition for Control of Judenpolitik in Reichskommissariat Ostland (1941–1944), Barbara Lynne Bailin

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Teacher Wellbeing in a Juvenile Detention Facility, Elizabeth G. Baker

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On the Woman Question: A Defense of Alexandra Kollontai against Liberal Critics, Nicole Baltzer

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Strategic Default and Moral Hazard in Real Estate: Insights from Machine Learning Applications, Arka Prava Bandyopadhyay

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Italian Psyche and Society: Politics and Networks in Italian Mind and Brain Science and Medicine, 1919–1939, Sultana Banulescu

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Essays on Market Structure, Price-Setting, and Spillovers, Nicholas J. Bauer

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Spilling the TEA in Bilingual Latinx New York City Department of Education School Social Workers: Towards Entre Nos, Cindy M. Bautista-Thomas

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Frozen in Time: A Numerical Modeling Approach to the Study of Ice Bearing Planetesimals through Carbonaceous Chondrites, Jasmine M. Bayron

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Mechanistic and Synthetic Studies of Oxidopyrylium Cycloaddition Reactions, Lauren P. Bejcek

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Photosensitization and Analytical Study on Reactive Oxygen Intermediates: Self-sorting Surface Radicals and “On-off” Sensitizer Function Mechanisms, Sarah J. Belh

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Constructing Curriculum: Centering Identities in Sex Education, Jozette Belmont

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Standing Trans Before the Law, Kyla Bender-Baird

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Caffeine Modulation of Attention and Focus in Task Performance, Claudia R. Berger

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Smartphones and Somatizing, Jonathan Berkowitz

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Hierarchical Hyperbolicity of Graph Products and Graph Braid Groups, Daniel James Solomon Berlyne

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Reading the World: American Haredi Children's Literature, 1980–2000, Dainy Bernstein

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The Impact of State Violence on Women During the 22 Years of Dictatorship in The Gambia, Isatou Bittaye-Jobe

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Transcending Absence, Transforming Presence: Undocumented Migrants and the Navigation of Forced and Chosen Space, Daniel Bloch

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Data Analysis and Visualization to Dismantle Gender Discrimination in the Field of Technology, Quinn Bolewicki

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How She Haunts: Missed Endings, the Fragmentary, and the Female Figure in British Romanticism, Jane Clare Bolin

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The Art of Listening: A Conversational Approach to Lecture Recitals, Javor Bracic

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Monumentality, Fortification, and Movement: Preclassic Maya Developments as seen at Muralla de León, Petén, Guatemala, Justin D. Bracken

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Environmental Cues and the Sociospatial Imaginary: An Examination of Spatial Perception and Meaning-Making in a Gentrifying Neighborhood, Todd Levon Brown

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Europ: Expanded Cinema, Projection and the Film Co-op in Western Europe, 1966–1979, Drew E. Bucilla

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Early Emotion Regulation in the Children of Superstorm Sandy, Jessica L. Buthmann

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Sartorial Semiotics: Constructs of Gender and Female Sexuality in Post WWII American and European Cinema, Patricia Cabral

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The Space Love Maps: A Blackgirl Legend in Three Plots, Loren S. Cahill

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Silences of New York History: Legacies of the New York Slave Revolt of 1712, Jelissa N. Caldwell

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Mexico’s Northern Border Migrant Attention Plan: A Case Study in Neoliberal Human Rights and Non-Punitive Extraterritorial Spaces of Containment, Anita Michele Cannon

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Syrian Refugees and the Politics of Diversity and Belonging in Turkey, Ezgi Canpolat

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Skyrmions and Biskyrmions in Magnetic Films, Daniel Capic

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Contemporary Human Displacement: A Comparative Analysis of Syria, Yemen, Honduras, and Venezuela, Rav Carlotti

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The Logic of the Land: The Agrarian Roots of Uneven Development in Brazil, Chris Carlson

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Remaking Cinema: Black Hollywood Films, Filmmakers, and Finances, Kiana A. Carrington

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Tears, Trauma and Transformation: Central American Mothers' Experiences of Violence, Migration and Family Reunification, Sandra B. Castro

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Burden-Sharing, Security, and the International Protection of Displaced Persons: The United States and Italy as Case Studies, Paul Celentano

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Marine Resource Specialization in Viking Age Iceland: Exploitation of Seabirds and Fish on Hegranes in Skagafjörður, Grace M. Cesario

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Development and Maintenance of the Thymic Epithelial Microenvironment, Shami Chakrabarti

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Mechanism Design and Modeling to Analyze Complex Social Systems for Public Policy, Haripriya Chakraborty

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Anticipatory Fear and Psychopathic Traits in Adolescents, Catherine Chan

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BC Bound: A Pathway Designed To Support Non-Traditional Students, Fiona J. Chan

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The Non-uniformity of Chinese Wh-indefinites through the Lens of Algebraic Structure, Zhuo Chen

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Young Women and the Initiation Trajectory of Prescription Opioid Misuse, Rachel Chernick

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Learning to Feel Safe: A Translational Study of the Influence of Safety Learning on Anxiety-Related Overgeneralized Fear, Hyein Cho

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The C. neoformans Cell Wall: A Scaffold for Virulence, Christine Chrissian

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Broadway in the Age of American Idol: Celebrity and the Broadway Musical, 2003–2018, Emily E. Clark

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Child-ish Books: Presenting Zines and Artist Books for Kids, Hannah Coleman

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The Surreal Voice in Milan's Itinerant Poetics: Delio Tessa to Franco Loi, Jason Collins

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Interactions of Organic Fluorophores with Plasmonic Surface Lattice Resonances, Robert J. Collison

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Characterizing the Brain Dynamics and Eye Movement Behavior of Memory-Guided Saccades: a Preliminary Investigation of Distractor Influence on Memory-Guided Saccades, Angelo V. Colmenero

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Exploring the Overlap, Saliency, and Consistency of Environmental Predictors in Crime Hot Spots: A Remote Systematic Social Observation and Case-Control Examination, Nathan T. Connealy

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Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Molecules with Selective and Poly-Pharmacological Actions at D1R, D3R and Sigma Receptors, Pierpaolo Cordone

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Skin Worlds: Black and Indigenous Science Fiction Theorizing Since the 1970s, Lou Cornum

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Optimism of the Intellect, Pessimism of the Will? A Gramscian Analysis of Two New York Police Reform Campaigns, Christian Covington

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Dancing Through Time: A Biographical Look on the Evolution of Tap Dance, Jaimie Cranford

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Computational Modeling of Water and Proteins in Drug Discovery, Anthony Cruz Balberdy

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The Master's Voice: Close Readings of James, James Curley-Egan

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Investigative Decision Making and Its Association With Critical Thinking Skills, Thinking Styles, and Law Enforcement Experience, Teresa Curmi

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Pierce and Pine: Diane di Prima, Mary Norbert Korte, and the Meeting of Matter and Spirit, Iris Cushing

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Class Act: Symbolic Revolution and the Meaning of College in Prison, Ruth E. Delaney

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Cognitive Changes Caused by LPS-induced Neuroinflammation, Nancy De La Torre

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Enquêtes métaphysiques et identitaires dans la littérature policière et la fiction en France et en Afrique du Nord, Iziar De Miguel

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When Saeed Betrays Fuad: Laughing at the Mechanized Occupation, Ezgi Demirors

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Quantum Transport in Topological Magnets, Haiming Deng

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From Object to Icon: The Unpredictable Path to Everlastingness, Donna M. Desideri

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Non Ego Laudari Curo: Honor, Shame, and Aristocratic Competition in Tibullus’ Elegy, Federico Di Pasqua

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Migration and Work: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis of Migrant Groups and Their Labor Experiences, Post Migration, Jill Douek

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The Singing Self: An Exploration of Vocality and Selfhood in Contemporary Vocal Practice, Emily C. Eagen

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The Effect of Anticipatory Anxiety on Fear Extinction Learning, Daniela C. Echeverria

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Spirits in the Dark: Black Community Education and the Light it Bears, Sydoni A. Ellwood

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Coalition and Creativity on the Bridges and Fringes with Immigrant Student-Contributors in Nonprofit Adult Education, Katherine E. Entigar

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A Geospatial Habitat Suitability Model to Determine the Spatial and Temporal Variability of Ulva Blooms in Jamaica Bay, New York, Kristine T. Erskine John

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Challenges of Repatriation: Asante Artifacts at the American Museum of Natural History, Abdul-Alim Farook

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An Evaluation of An Application Designed for the iPad® to Measure Stimulus Overselectivity for Future Use in Autism Research, Adrienne A. Fitzer

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Reimagining What it Means to be Black in the United States: Family Cultural Socialization Practices that Shape Racial Identities among Diverse Young Adults, Latifa T. Fletcher

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Indian Classical Music in the New York Metropolitan Area: The Development of a Transnational Ecosystem, Andre Fludd

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Prevention in Context: An Examination of Factors Associated with Recent HIV Testing Among Men in New York City, Anthony Freeman

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Constructing the Adaptation Economy in Antigua, West Indies: A Grounded Analysis of Framing Climate Resilient Development Within A Post-Colonial Political Economy, Erin Friedman

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The Politics of Hip Hop: A Political Analysis of Hip Hop’s History and Its Complicated Relationship with Capitalism, Danielle Garcia

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The Palestinian’s Venison: John Locke, Colonialism and Liberal Zionism, Benjamin Geier

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Prophecy, Emanation, and the Mediterranean Middle Ages, Alberto Gelmi