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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Revisiting Lockhart: A Case for a Conditional Operator, Eric J. Tsai

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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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Mechanisms for Survival and Drug Resistance in Cancer Cells, Matthew B. Utter

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La melancolía de Juan Ramón Jiménez: un estudio emotivo, Carmen Valenzuela Cervantes

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Bitter Sex: The Politics of Contraception in Post-Fascist Italy, 1943–1978, Francesca Vassalle

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The Prediction of Personal Narrative on Features of Recovery Among People with Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders, Beth Vayshenker

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Mechanism and Development of Peptide-Based Inhibitors to Human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (hIAPP) Self-Assembly, Jayson Vedad

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El narcotráfico como realidad y representación en la narrativa de Germán Castro Caycedo, Edgar Augusto Verastegui

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Aurality as Methexis and the Rise of Castilian Literature: The Case of the Siete Partidas, Maristela Verastegui

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Convergent Evolution of Biochemical Innovations in Polychaetes: Characterizing the Molecular Basis of Bioluminescence and Venom Production, Aida E. Verdes Gorín

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Cross-Race Effect of African-Americans and Caucasians, Bianca Vidal

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Detecting Cognitive, Functional and Behavioral Response to Donepezil in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Attention Tasks, Clara Vila-Castelar

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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

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Hearing Loss and Third Party Disability: A Systematic Review, Kathleen H. Wallace

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A Critical Assessment of the Internship at the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York, Ching-Kang Wang

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Essays on Institutional Ownership and Corporate Finance, Qijian Wang

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Politics as Loot: Reflections on Theories of Decline in Political Thought, Milo Ward

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Women and Work: African American Women in Depression Era America, Sarah Ward

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Essays on the Transmission of Risk and Volatility Across International Financial Markets, Evan Warshaw

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The Upright Battle: Morphological Trends of the Bipedal Pelvis, Nicole M. Webb

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The Redemption of Goethe’s Eternal Feminine: Discovering the Reality and Significance of an Archetypal Phenomenon, Mariana Weisler

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Infodynamics: A Naturalistic Psychosemantics, Daniel E. Weissglass

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Scanlon's Contractualism and Its Critics, Kenneth R. Weisshaar

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Impacts of Climate Extremes on Terrestrial Productivity, Suhua Wei

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Rumination and Rebound from Failure: Investigating How Trait and State Forms of Ruminative Thought Influence Attention to Errors and the Ability to Correct Them in a Challenging Academic Environment, Ronald C. Whiteman

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An Exploration and Analysis of the Unaccompanied Viola Sonatas of Günter Raphael, Gregory K. Williams

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The Structure of Models of Second-order Set Theories, Kameryn J. Williams

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The Affective Domain and the Intersection of Learning in Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Education, Meghan Williams

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Race and Gun Violence in the United States: A Case Study of Policy Reform in Missouri, Morgan C. Williams Jr

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The Son Jarocho Revival: Reinvention and Community Building in a Mexican Music Scene in New York City, Emily J. Williamson

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Towards an Atomic Level Model of the Structure and Calmodulin Mediated Activation of eEF-2K, Nathan E. Will

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Pipeline to Failure: Social Inequality and the False Promises of American Public Schooling, Adia Wilson

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Amount Superlatives and Measure Phrases, E. Cameron Wilson

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Examining the Impact of Study Abroad for Community College Students: Five Case Studies, Kathryn B. Wilson

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The Impact of Defendant Gender and Attractiveness on Juror Decision-Making in a Sexual Offense Case, Georgia M. Winters

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The Trajectory from School to Work: A Study of Life Chances of School Leavers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Sweden, Dirk Witteveen

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Speaking Sober: Program Language as a Mechanism for Community Creation in Alcoholics Anonymous, Talya Wolf

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“A Christian World Order:” Protestants, Democracy and Christian Aid to Germany, 1945-1961, Ky N. Woltering

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Private-Key Fully Homomorphic Encryption for Private Classification of Medical Data, Alexander N. Wood

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Using Cogenerative Dialogue To Catalyse Change, Carol A. Woodburn-McDonald

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“The Childish, the Transformative, and the Queer”: Queer Interventions as Praxis in Children’s Cartoons, Heather Wright

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Teachers Have Emotions Too: An Intra | Interpersonal Approach to Exploring Emotions in Teacher Preparation Courses, Shequana Wright

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Threat-Related Attentional Bias in Relation to Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in the General Population: The Potential Role of Sex Effects, Beril Yaffe

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Development of Nanomaterials: Complex Mesoporous Silicas and Highly Functional Multi-responsive Hybrid Nanogels, Jinhui Yi

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Essays on Banking and Corporate Finance, Alev Isil Yildirim

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Neural Hypervigilance in Trauma-exposed Women, Seungyeon A. Yoon

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Parent Childhood Abuse and Neglect and Offspring Mental Health: An Examination of Potential Mediators, Joanna Young

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“Are They Supposed to Be Heugin?": Negotiating Race, Nation, and Representation in Korean Musical Theatre, Ji Hyon Yuh

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The Early History of Photography of Georgia: Tbilisi, 1860-1900, Lia E. Zaaloff

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Sickly Sentimentalism: Sympathy and Pathology in American Women's Literature, 1866-1900, Nicole Zeftel

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Object Localization, Segmentation, and Classification in 3D Images, Allan Zelener

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Direct Experimental Evidence of Toroidal Symmetry in a Lanthanide-Based Molecular Magnet, Qing Zhang

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Domain-Specific Knowledge Exploration with Ontology Hierarchical Re-Ranking and Adaptive Learning and Extension, Grace G. Zhao

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A Stereospecific Pd-Catalyzed Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reaction and a Statistical Study of the Ligand's Role in Stereoselection, Shibin Zhao

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Caught Between the State, the Market, and Civil Society: The Divergent Paths of Chinese Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Seeking to Make Social Change in China, Wenjuan Zheng

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Theories of Perception and Recent Empirical Work, Philip Zigman

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The Bronx Was Brewing: A Digital Resource of a Lost Industry, Michelle Zimmer

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Can Mindfulness Training Reduce Stress Reactivity in First-Year College Students?, Liat Zitron

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How and Where to Make a Fortune: Mapping the Fictions of Economic Mobility through Work in British Literature, 1719-1809, Heather Zuber

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