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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Organic Photochemistry: Remote Delivery of Reactive Oxygen Intermediates via a Heterogeneous Approach, Niluksha Walalawela Abeykoon

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Multimodal Sensing and Data Processing for Speaker and Emotion Recognition using Deep Learning Models with Audio, Video and Biomedical Sensors, Farnaz Abtahi

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Conditions of Personhood and Property, Zachary James Acree

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How Lucille Ball Fought the Patriarchy, While Lucy Ricardo (Indirectly) Contributed to Second-Wave (White) Feminism, Anam Rana Afzal

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Reasoning with Pseudowords: How Properties of Novel Verbal Stimuli Influence Item Difficulty and Linguistic-Group Score Differences on Cognitive Ability Assessments, Paul Agnello

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Doing Their Best: How Teachers in Urban Social Studies Classrooms Integrate Culturally Relevant Pedagogy with Historical Literacy Instruction, Maria Akinyele

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Anti-Proliferative Effects of Garcinia Fruits in Breast Cancer Cells, Harini Anandhi Senthilkumar

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Aluminum-26: A Canonized Cosmochemical Conundrum, John Anton

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Contemporary Archaeological Looting: A Criminological Analysis of Italian Tomb Robbers, Marc Balcells Magrans

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Functional Interactions of tau, Pin1, p53 and mRNA 3′ Processing Factors in Non-Neuronal Cells, Jorge E. Baquero

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Bloomsbury's Byzantium and the Writing of Modern Art, Elizabeth Sarah Berkowitz

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Splendid Disarray: The Music of Andrew McKenna Lee, Nina Berman

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Libraries and the Missing Narrative: Practitioner Explorations in the use of Design Psychology and Environmental Autobiography for Library Buildings and Designs, Amy Beth

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Nursing Students at the HeLM: A Study of the Effect of a Health Literacy Module (HeLM) on the Health Literacy Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes of Pre-Licensure Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Joy G. Borrero

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Exploring the Roots of Chronic Underdevelopment: The Colonial Encomienda and Resguardo and their Legacy to Modern Colombia, Pedro Bossio

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Information Content, Charge Transport Properties, and Computational Capacities of Proteins, Joseph Murphy Brisendine Jr.

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Educational Relevance as a Motivating Operation for Equivalence Class Formation: Implications for Application, Julia Brodsky

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The Production of Space: Indigenous Resistance Movements in the Peruvian Amazon, Christian Calienes

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PARP PET Imaging Agents, Brandon Carney

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Tragedy and Theodicy: The Role of the Sufferer from Job to Ahab, Nora Carroll

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Psychosocial Correlates of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Well-Being Among Hispanic World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers, Dianne Ciro

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Essays on Environmental Conditions in Cuba, Gonzalo Cordova

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Insights into the Cyclooxygenase Pathway in a Progressive Rat Model of Parkinson’s Disease Induced by Prostaglandin J2: Protection with Ibuprofen, Chuhyon Corwin

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Social Capital and Analyst Forecasts, Jing Dai

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MicroRNA 1207-3P in Prostate Cancer, Dibash Das

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Queer Repurposed Artifacts: The State of New York City’s Contemporary West Village Bars, Stephanie DeBiase

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Discovery and Development of a Three-Component Oxidopyrylium Cycloaddition and Its Application Towards alpha-Hydroxytropolone Synthesis, Michael P. D'Erasmo

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“I feed you. I clothe you. I send you to school”: Barriers to Involvement of Low-Income Minority, and Immigrant Parents for the Academic Achievement of Their Children, Myrtle Dickson

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Betty Friedan and Juliet Mitchell: Critiques of Ideology and Power, Jennie Eagle

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Lexical Access in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy and Severe Speech and Physical Impairment, Iris Fishman

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Gradient Estimation for Attractor Networks, Thomas Flynn

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On A and B Theories of Time, Edward Freeman

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Do You Feel Like a Fraud? How Experiencing the Impostor Phenomenon Influences Consumption Choices, Emily Goldsmith

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A Discourse of True and False: An Analysis of the Publications of the AFL-CIO Between 1955-1965 as Archived in the Tamiment Library, John J. Gorham Jr.

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The Development of Affect and Defense in Childhood and Adolescence, Kari Gray

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A Comparison of the Effects of Various Feedback Presentations on Typing Accuracy and Speed, Julieanne Guadalupe

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Perspectives from the Streets and the Classrooms in the Same 'Hood: Linguistic Landscapes of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Luis Guzman Valerio

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Musicking, Discourse, and Identity in Participatory Media Fandom, Aya Esther Hayashi

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Female Autistic Perspectives: Limits in Diagnosis and Understanding, Alexandra Helmers

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Women’s Suffrage in American Art: Recovering Forgotten Contexts, 1900-1920, Elsie Y. Heung

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Powerhouse Chihuahua: Electricity, Water, and the State in the Long Mexican Revolution, Jonathan Hill Jr

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“For Us, By Us": The Boondocks, Black Agency, and Black Spatial Reclamation in Comics, Luana Horry

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Vision-based Assistive Indoor Localization, Feng Hu

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Together Without Consensus: Class, Emotions and the Politics of the Rule of Law in the Lawyers’ Movement (2007-09) in Pakistan, Salman Hussain

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The Shari'a Courts of Mogadishu: Beyond "African Islam" and "Islamic Law", Ahmed Ibrahim

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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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Exploring Shifting Moments of Remediation: An Analysis of Policies of Developmental Education Policies in the City University of New York, Charles Jordan

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The Relationship Among Reflective Functioning, History of Childhood Trauma, and Symptoms of Depersonalization and Derealization in Patients with Panic Disorder, Sarah J. Kay

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Cynic and Epicurean Parrhesia in Horace's Epodes 5 & 6: Appropriating a Parallel Philosophical Debate For Poetic Purposes, Kent Klymenko

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Race, Sexuality, and Masculinity on the Down Low, Stephen Kochenash

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The Potency of Policy?: A Comparative Study of Filipino Elder Care Workers in the United States and Israel, Abigail F. Kolker

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Moral Mode Switching: From Punishment to Public Health, Stephen Koppel

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Effects of Structural and Electronic Disorder in Topological Insulator Sb2Te3 Thin Films, Inna Korzhovska

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EmBody: The Transformation of Intimate Knowledges Through Generations in Liberal Societies, Lisa Kronberg

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Status, Power, and Apologies: How Status and Power Shape the Willingness to Apologize and the Perception of Victims, Louis Lipani

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Nanoporous Carbon-based CO2 Reduction Catalysts: Exploring the Combined Effects of Surface Chemistry and Porosity, Wanlu Li

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Social Influences on Songbird Behavior: From Song Learning to Motion Coordination, Iva Ljubičić

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Memory in Memoir & Biography: Science, Place, and Agency, Johnathan E. Longo

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Deconstructing City Hall Park: The Development and Archaeology of the Common, Alyssa Loorya

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Just Drop My Body on the Steps of the FDA: Emotion & Activism at ACT UP’s “Seize Control of the FDA” Action, Mariana Lopez de Castilla

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Unpacking Ostalgia: Where Biography Meets History, Melanie Lorek

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"Betwixt the World Destroyed and World Restored": Subjectivity and Paradisal Recovery in John Milton's Late Poems, Chihping Ma

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Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceived Self-competency Regarding Individualized Developmental Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Patricia Macho

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The Musicality of Salsa Dancers: An Ethnographic Study, Janice Mahinka

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Neural Underpinnings of Walking Under Cognitive and Sensory Load: A Mobile Brain/Body Imaging Approach, Brenda R. Malcolm

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An Analysis of Successful and Unsuccessful Terrorist Assassinations: Informing Counterterrorism Through Situational Crime Prevention, Marissa Mandala

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Economics, Politics and the Environment, Ron Mandelbaum

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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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The Dictators’ Dilemma: Repression or Concessions in the Face of Resistance, Chris Massaro

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A Democratic Conundrum: A Study of Online Student Performance at Community Colleges, Lavita McMath Turner

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Rising Above the Faithful: Monumental Ceiling Crosses in Byzantine Cappadocia, Alice Lynn McMichael

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A Colony’s State of Sovereignty: Decolonization Has Yet to Take Place In Rwanda, Mahalia Mehu

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Statistical Regularities in Melodic Phrases: Effects on Aesthetic Ratings, Daniel Meredith

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Militarization of Conservation, Daniel Ryan Michel

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Impact of Neurodevelopmental Genes on the Trajectory of ADHD Severity: A Pilot Study, Agnieszka Mlodnicka

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Evidence of the 1762 Arakan and Prior Earthquakes in the Northern Sunda Subduction, Dhiman Ranjan Mondal

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Bacterial LPS at the Immune Modulating Component in Juzen-taiho-to, Diego Montenegro

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Transnational Nationalists: Cosmopolitan Women, Philanthropy, and Italian State-Building, 1850-1890, Diana Moore

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Multimodal Depression Detection: An Investigation of Features and Fusion Techniques for Automated Systems, Michelle Renee Morales

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Bayesian State Space Representation Model: Applications to Macroeconomics and International Finance, Hiroshi Morita

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Collaborative Appearance-Based Place Recognition and Improving Place Recognition Using Detection of Dynamic Objects, Juan Pablo Munoz

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Sites of Historical Amusement: Tourism and the Recontextualization of American History, Brendan Murphy

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Biological Signatures of Emotion Regulation in Children, Sarah Myruski

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Like What You See? The Influence of Program Assortment Organization and Viewing Motivation on Video-on-Demand Consumption, Boram Nam

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Movements and Political Parties in the 21st Century: Exploring the Role of ICTs, Human Development, and Political-Activism Culture in East Asia and Latin America, Wilneida Negron

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Managing Ambiguity: Nurses Caring for the Mother of a Stillborn Baby, Natasha J. Nurse

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Footnotes to Footnotes: Whitehead's Plato, Nathan Oglesby

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Rescinding Rancière: An Investigation Into the Conservative Tendencies of a Leading Proponent of Radical Democracy, and a Reconstruction of the Participatory Democracy of Ancient Athens, Tyler J. Olsen

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Segunda Parte de la Historia General Llamada Índica (1572) de Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa. Estudio y Edición Anotada., Aleksín H. Ortega

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Seasonal Characterization of New York City Urban Thermal Environment, Spiridon Papanikolaou

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The Way We Dream Now: History, Theory, and LGBTQ Memoir in America, Megan Paslawski

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Essays on the Economics of Driving and Health, Jessica Lynn Peck

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The Phenomenon of Match-Fixing in Soccer: A Plague Without a Cure?, Nikolaos Petropoulos

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The Therapeutic Potential of Natural Products from Vaccinium Berries for Viral and Lung Diseases Through an Improved LC-MS-Based Chemometric Approach, Vanya I. Petrova

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Investigation of Novel Electrolytes for Use in Lithium-Ion Batteries and Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, Kartik Pilar

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Validity Testing of the Genetics and Genomics in Nursing Practice Survey (GGNPS), Alexandra Plavskin

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Military Citizenship in the Post-9/11 Homefront, Estefania Ponti

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Relating Justification Logic Modality and Type Theory in Curry–Howard Fashion, Konstantinos Pouliasis

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Espacios alternativos y nomadismo en tres poetas salvadoreñas de la guerra: Leyla Quintana, Kenny Rodríguez y Eva Ortiz, Juana M. Ramos

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The Politics of United States Army Doctrine, David C. Rasmussen