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 2018

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PARP PET Imaging Agents, Brandon Carney

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Out-Group Threat or Inter-Group Contact Theory? Out-Group Attitudes and Interaction in Times of Diversity Growth, Annette Jacoby

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Neonatal Stimulation of PKC Epsilon Signaling Normalizes Fragile X-Associated Deficits in PVN Oxytocin Expression and Later-Life Social and Anxiety Behavior, Alexandra E. Marsillo

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Huérfanos de Orfeo: poesía y música en la cultura de los Siglos de Oro, Lorena Uribe Bracho

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Lost and Found in Translation: A Study of the Bilingual Work of Samuel Beckett, Julien Green, and Nancy Huston, Genevieve Waite

Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2017

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Interstructure Lattices and Types of Peano Arithmetic, Athar Abdul-Quader

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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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Dreams and the Maternal Imaginary: From Nostalgic Intersubjectivity to Mourning, Julie Ackerman

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Making a Case for Social Innovation as a Structural Counterpart to Public Participation in Regional Planning, Manju A. Adikesavan

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Who Posts Selfies and Why?: Personality, Attachment Style, and Mentalization as Predictors of Selfie Posting on Social Media, Nancy Adler

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Heavy Ink: A Documentary on the Comicbook Revolution, Renzo Adler

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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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Yellowing the Logarithm: How Money Solved the Problem of Freedom, Neil S. Agarwal

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

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A Combinatorial Framework for Multiple RNA Interaction Prediction, Syed Ali Ahmed

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Narrating the Future: Understanding How Student Narratives Relate to Outcomes in Community College, Tanzina 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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Minding the Baby®: Maternal Adverse Childhood Experiences and Treatment Outcomes in a Mother-Infant Home Visiting Program, Jessica G. Albertson

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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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Assessing the Cyborg Center: Assemblage-Based, Feminist Frameworks Toward Socially Just Writing Center Assessments, Erin M. Andersen

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

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Musicalization: Early Childhood Music Access, Discourse, and Praxis in NYC Charter Schools, 2014-2015, Andrew Aprile

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Who Influences Your Outcomes? The Effect of Culture and Ethnic Origin, Neighborhood and Peers on Personal Income: A Spatial Econometric Analysis of New York City, Anna Arakelyan

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

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Fit for the Stage: Regency Actors and the Inspiration Behind Romantic Drama, James Armstrong

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Nonlinear Optical Studies of Defects and Domain Structures in Perovskite-Type Dielectric Ceramics, David J. Ascienzo

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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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Bodies of Resistance: On (Not) Naming Gender in the Medieval West, Alexander V. Baldassano

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Activation and Habituation of the Cingulate Cortex during Emotion Processing in Healthy Controls, Borderline, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder, Emily Balevich

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You Need Violence and Sincerity: Godard and the Manufacturing of a Revolutionary Cinema, Matthew Ballinger

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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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Harm and Victim Age as Factors in the Determination of Intentionality and Culpability, Donal David Barnard Jr.

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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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W.E.B. Du Bois: Freedom, Race, and American Modernity, Elvira Basevich

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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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The Long-Term Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect in Men, Robert A. Beattey Jr.

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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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The Formation of Fine-Grained Chondrule Rims in Unequilibrated Ordinary Chondrites, John Bigolski

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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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Machine Learning Algorithms for Automated Satellite Snow and Sea Ice Detection, George Bonev

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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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Mapping How Culture in New York City and London Influences Respectively the Iconic Fashion Brands of Kors and McQueen: A Case Study, Carol Brathwaite

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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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Semantic Attention: Effects of Modality, Lexicality and Semantic Content, David 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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Ecologies of Embodied Minds Embedded: Radical Romantic Perspectives on Architectures of Technology, Sharmaine Browne

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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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Scientifically Responsible Metaphysics: A Program for the Naturalization of Metaphysics, Amanda Bryant

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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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Walking as Ontological Shifter: Thoughts in the Key of Life, Bibi (Silvina) Calderaro

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Examining School Leadership in New York City Community Schools, Stacey Campo

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Morphogenesis and Growth Driven by Selection of Dynamical Properties, Yuri Cantor

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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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Sonifying Hamlet, Ashleigh Cassemere-Stanfield

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

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The Effects of Presession Attention on the Acquisition of Tacts and Intraverbals, Mirela Cengher

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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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Some Metric Properties of the Teichmüller Space of a Closed Set in the Riemann Sphere, Nishan Chatterjee

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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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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Electrode and Electrolyte Materials for Li-Ion Batteries, Lisa Cirrincione