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).

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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 2019

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Piano at the Conservatoire de Paris During the Interwar Period: A Study in Pedagogy and Performance Practice, Audrey Abela

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'We Are Abolitionizing The West': The Union Army and the Implementation of Federal Emancipation Policy, 1861–1865, Scott Ackerman

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You Are Here: Mapping the World System of Mohsin Hamid’s Fiction, Terrie Akers

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Death of the Caliphate: Reconfiguring Ali Abd al-Raziq’s Ideas and Legacy, Arooj Alam

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Divided Loyalties: Family and Consent to Marriage in Late Middle English Literature, 1300–1500, Jennifer R. Alberghini

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Different Strokes for Different but Reasonable Folks: Comparison of Legally Relevant Observers’ Perceptions of Custody, Fabiana Alceste

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Migritude: Migrant Structures of Feeling in a Minor Literature of Globalization, Ashna Ali

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History of Military Interventions in Political Affairs in Pakistan, Hina Altaf

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Queer Pregnancy in Shakespeare's Plays, Alicia Page Andrzejewski

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Online Learning and Planning for Crowd-aware Service Robot Navigation, Anoop Aroor

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Migrant Domestic Labor in the Global South: The Plight of Filipina Domestic Workers in Morocco, Sara Asselman

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Afghanistan: The Crossroads of Conflicting Regional Interests, Sabera Azizi

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Adorno and the Language of the Intellectual in Exile, Ana Baert

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Semiotic and Discursive Displays of Tamazight Identity on Facebook: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Revitalization Efforts in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia, Soubeika Bahri

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The Subject of Jouissance: The Late Lacan and Gender and Queer Theories, Frederic C. Baitinger

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Losing Louisiana: Race, Techno-Science, and the Disappearing Geographies of the Lower Mississippi River Delta, Monica Patrice Barra

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Consumers’ Reactions to Multiple Instances of Negative Publicity: The Role of Publicity Domain Similarity, Berna Basar

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The Role of Women in Terrorism, Zeynep Bayar

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Art Across the Disciplines: How the Integration of Fine Arts Across the Curriculum Is Influencing and Changing Stem Pedagogy, Ida Bazan

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A Resistance from Within: An Experience of Pakistani Migrant Women, Ramsha Begum

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Nude in a Classroom: The Contemporary World of Life Modelling, Kannaki Bharali

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Queerness, Witchcraft, and Embodied Presence: Aesthetic Knowings of What a Body Can Do, Megan Bigelow

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How Black Lives Matter Has Influenced and Interacted with Global Social Movements, Arelle A. Binning

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Rituals of Remaindered Life in the Films of Kidlat Tahimik, Alison R. Boldero

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The Role of the Intelligentsia in the Collapse of the USSR: Soviet Intellectuals and the Idea of the West, Alma Boltirik

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Refugees from Somalia, Burma/Myanmar and Iraq: Navigating New Lives in the US in Post-9/11 Context, Ivona Boroje

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Landing Points, Matt Boyle

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Using Oximeters Heuristically: A Case for Emotionally Adaptive Pedagogy, Corinna Brathwaite

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Just a Buncha Clowns: Comedic-Anarchy and Racialized Performance in Black Vaudeville, the Chop Suey Circuit, and las Carpas, Michael Shane Breaux

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Culture Clubs: Processing Speech by Deriving and Exploiting Linguistic Subcultures, David Guy Brizan

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Post-Synaptic Mechanisms of Early and Late Prepulse Inhibition in the Goldfish, Daniel Bronson

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"A War Within a War": Policing Gender and Race in New York City During World War II, Emily Brooks

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Training as Restructuring: Cases from Entry-Level Healthcare and Manufacturing Workforce Training in Eastern Connecticut, Shelley Buchbinder

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The 5-HT1A-R Knockout Mouse as a Model of Later Life Anxiety Disorders: Implications for Sex Differences, Tatyana Budylin

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Molecular Analysis of Cone Photoreceptor Genesis from a Specific Retinal Progenitor Population, Diego F. Buenaventura

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The Counter-Patriotic Tradition in American Politics: Resistance, Nationhood, and Democracy, Maxwell Burkey

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Brrap Brrap Pew Pew: Representations of Abortion in Adult Animated Television Comedy, Erika A. Byrnison

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Using Transfer Learning in Network Markets, Kai Cai

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An Exposition and Analysis of Kant’s Account of Sublimity, Paulina Simone Calistru

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The Transformation of Women's Roles in Fashion in Eighteenth-Century France: Femininity, Fashion, and Frivolity in Fiction, Christine M. Carter

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A New and Unsettling Force: Information Technology, Popular Education and the Movement to End Poverty, Christopher Caruso

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CK2 Negatively Regulates 5-HT4 Receptor Signaling in the Prefrontal Cortex and Mediates Depression-like Behaviors, Julia Castello Saval

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The Ladies' Garment Worker Speaks Volumes for the Woman Worker and Writer, Carolyn J. Cei

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Italian/Americans and the American Racial System: Contadini to Settler Colonists?, Stephen J. Cerulli

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One-Dimensional Excited Random Walk with Unboundedly Many Excitations Per Site, Omar Chakhtoun

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The Subject of the Novel: Aphra Behn, Charlotte Brontë, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Samuel Beckett, Jin Chang

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Mandarin Assessment in Chinese-English Bilingual Preschoolers, Jennifer A. Chard

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An In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of the Anticancer Potential of Resveratrol and Pterostilbene Against HPV-E6 Positive Cancers, Kaushiki Chatterjee

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Recognition by Flickering Components: The Effect of Temporal Modulation on Image Recognition, Alla Chavarga

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Working Lives: Artistic Solidarity in Revolutionary Peru (1960–1980), Jose R. Chavarry

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Shapes and Transitions of the Interest Rate Term Structure, Biwei Chen

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The Determining Factors of the Self-Assembly of Collagen Mimetic Peptide, Fangfang Chen

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“Americans All”: The American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, Immigrants' Rights, and Defending the Constitution Under the Red Scare, Michelle Chen

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Sexual Violation, Feminism, and Foucault: Against a Confessional Politics of Truth, Amber M. Chiacchieri

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Humoring Violations: Uncanny Humor in Victorian Sensation Fiction, Christine Choi

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Intergenerational Teenage Motherhood: Memory and Material Culture, Aspen Christian

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Exhibition Catalog on Rediscovering the Fashion of Hanboks and Kimonos: The Tale of Kisaengs and Geishas, Sylvia Chung

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Clothing the Black Body in Slavery: What They Wore and How it Was Made, Wanett I. Clyde

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Imagined Futures: Feminist Science Studies in an Era of Climate Change Denial, Emily K. Crandall

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Testimonios in Liminal Spaces: Puerto Rican Women Living in Extended-Stay and Shelter Hotels in New York City After Hurricane Maria, Jessica Crespo

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"He Who is Conscious of the Bright but Keeps to the Dark": The Fame and Legacy of Jack Kerouac, Regina Crotser

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Human Capital: The Moral and Political Economy of Northeastern Abolitionism, 1763–1833, Michael Crowder

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Challenges in Measuring Firearm Prevalence: A Test of Cook's Index Across The Rural–Urban Continuum, Noah R. Cypher

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Cosmopolitan Democracy: Re-evaluation of Globalization and World Economic System, Muhammad Dalhatu

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The Body and Its Signifiers: Bodily Depictions in Niccolò de’ Conti and Odorico da Pordenone, Antonella Dalla Torre

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Relational Processes in Support-Related Communication Among Young Adults with Cancer, Kathleen Darabos

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The Measure of a Man: A Critical Methodology for Investigating Essentialist Beliefs about Sexual Orientation Categories in Japan and the United States, Brian R. Davis

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A Study of Factors Influencing Hiring Decisions in the Context of Ban the Box Policies, Ronald F. Day

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The Difficulties of Filming Syrian Refugee Populations Living in Jordan: Obstacles to Objectivity and Accuracy in Reporting, Thaddeus E. DeCaprio

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Revisiting Juchitán: Witnessing an Indigenous Mexico Within the Latin American Archive, Michelle G. de la Cruz

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Novel Biobehavioral Methods for Assessing the Anxiety-Related Attention Bias, Samantha Denefrio

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Re-Defining Gender and Sexuality in West African Theatre: Women Artists, Feminist Representations, and Same-Sex Desire in the Twenty-First Century Theatre of Benin, Burkina Faso, and Togo, Heather J. Denyer

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Control of Energy Transfer and Molecular Energetics using Photonic Nanostructures, Rahul Deshmukh

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Meaning Beyond Words: A Musical Analysis of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming, Javier Diaz

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Internal Displacement in the United States: A Result of Climate Change and U.S. Policy, Ahmad T. Diop

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The Past is Never Dead: Amorphous Time in Jean-Luc Godard's Notre Musique, Anthony E. Dominguez

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Development of Highly Efficient Catalyst and Reactions for Organic Synthesis: Monophosphine-Coordinated Palladacycle Complexes for Cross-Coupling Reactions/Polymerizations, Jie Dong

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Youth Voice and the Promise and Peril of Affirmative Governmentality: An Analysis of New York City’s Borough Student Advisory Councils, Hillary R. Donnell

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Broadway Bodies: Casting, Stigma, and Difference in Broadway Musicals Since "A Chorus Line" (1975), Ryan Donovan

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A Credible Fear: The Politics of Gang Violence in the Northern Triangle, Jane E. Dowd

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Wolf Packs: U.S. Carceral Logics and the Case of the New Jersey Four, LeiLani Dowell

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Contested Development: A Poor People's Movement for a Better Los Angeles, 1960–2018, Deshonay R. Dozier

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Reclaiming the Musical Burlesque: A Reconstruction of the 1855 Musical Score to John Brougham’s Po-Ca-Hon-Tas: Or, The Gentle Savage, Christopher Drobny

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A Living Experience of Feeling Listened To: A Parsesciencing Inquiry, Teodora Duarte-Quilao

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A Study of the Impact of the Physical Properties of Blood on the Interpretation of Bloodstain Patterns in Forensic Investigations, Ira S. DuBey

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Refusing White Privacy, Olivia Dunbar

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Refracting Immigration Rhetoric: The Struggle to Define Identity, Place and Nation in Southern Arizona, Emily Duwel

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Conceptions of Modern Egyptian Childhood During the Period of the “Liberal Experiment” in Egypt, 1922–1952: A Comparative Study of Taha Hussein’s, “An Egyptian Childhood,” and Sayyid Qutb’s, “A Child from the Village”, Nora Elgabalawy

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Preclinical Evaluation of Gold-Based Chemotherapeutic Candidates for the Treatment of Metastatic Renal Cancer, Benelita Elie

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İbne, Gey, Lubunya: A Queer Critique of LGBTI+ Discourses in the New Cinema of Turkey, Azmi Mert Erdem

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Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the US-Mexico Borderlands, 1978-1992, Nadiah Rivera Fellah

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Just Borders: The Foundations of Immigration Policy, Cody Fenwick

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The Music in His Words: The Art of Sound and Folk in Louis Armstrong’s Manuscript for Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans, “The Armstrong Story”, Adriana C. Filstrup

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Visualizing the Decline of the Corset Business, Iris Finkel

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Neighborhood Ecology and Recidivism: A Case Study in NYC, Sarah Picard Fritsche

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Presidential Power: Assessing the Unitary Executive as the Strongest Determinant of Presidential Success, Maxwell J. Fuerderer

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The Novelist and the Nun: Two Sisters, One Bond, Kathleen J. Gaffney

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Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Iodine-124 Labeled Nucleoside Analogs as Pet Imaging Agents to Predict Response to Gemcitabine Therapy, Kishore Kumar Gangangari

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Context Dependent Roles of MDMX (MDM4) and MDM2 in Breast Cancer Proliferation and Circulating Tumor Cells, Chong Gao

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Desde el margen: Teatro alterno y comunidades hispanas de Nueva York, 1997–2017, Pablo D. García Gámez