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 2019

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Becoming Legible: The Racial Making of the Negro Mascogo/Black Seminole People in the Coahuila–Texas Borderland, Rocío Gil Martínez de Escobar

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Extreme Heat and Vulnerability in Japan Demographic and Spatial Analyses of Heatstroke, Wataru Gima

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Mathematics Attitudes and Mathematics Performance: Novel Approaches towards Noncognitive Educational Measurement, Applications to Large-scale Assessment Data, and Examinations of Multigroup Invariance, Kalina Gjicali

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Household Scenes: Politicizing Intimate Spaces in the Poetics of LeRoi Jones, Hettie Jones, David Antin, Bernadette Mayer, and Alice Notley, Elizabeth Bidwell Goetz

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Who Needs Blame?: Answerability Without Expressed Blame, Sarah Gokhale

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A Mobile Cyber-Physical System Framework for Aiding People with Visual Impairment, Martin Goldberg

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Reversing borrón y cuenta nueva: The Curative Power of Family Memory in the Novels of Loida Maritza Perez and Nelly Rosario, Ivonne Gonzalez

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Managerial Territoriality: Conceptualization and Measurement of a Multidimensional Construct, Katerina Gonzalez

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A Space to Learn, Amy R. Goods

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Imagining the Archive: Speculation as a Tool of Archival Reconstruction, MarieClaire Graham

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Madness and the Broadway Musical, 1940s–2000s, Aleksei Grinenko

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Raman and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Forensic Analysis: Case Studies on the Identification of Illicit Substances and Artist Pigments, Abed Haddad

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The Lived Experience of African American First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers at a Baby Friendly Hospital, Catherine A. Hagerty

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The Room with a View: Fatwas, Space, and Ritual in Contemporary Mecca, Nesrien Hamid

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Comparative Analysis of Al-Ard by ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Sharqawi and the Film by Youssef Chahine: Prison Literature and Collective Memory, Rana Hassan

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Private Funding of the United Nations, Consequence and Future of the World Intergovernmental Organization, Kossi H. Hator

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Shared Deliberations: Learning from the Voices of Social Justice Lawyers on Their Aspirations, Challenges and Roles, Ian Head

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Review of Au.D. Program Curriculums and the Current State of Audiology Roles and Responsibilities in the United States, Kerri L. Heesemann

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Why is the Black Population of Central Brooklyn, the Mecca of Black NYC, Diminishing?, Jamell N.A. Henderson

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Between the Living and the Dead, Laura Henriksen

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Navigating Colorism and Racial Identity in Dominican Women, Christine Hernandez

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A Parade of Identities: Negotiation of Ethnic Identities in Three New York City Cultural Parades, Julia M. Herrera-Moreno

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Leverage Adjustment and Credit Risk, Wei He

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Racial Becoming: How Agentic (Self-Initiated) Encounter Events Inform Racial Identity Refinement, Devin A. Heyward

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Immigration, Small Business and Assimilation: Three Stories of Small-Time Capitalism on the Lower East Side, Marcus Hillman

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American Digital Election Infrastructure: Policy, Risks, Options, Tyson S. Himes

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Guilty by Association: A Critical Analysis of How Imprisonment Affects the Children of Those Behind Bars, Whitney Q. Hollins

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The Post-9/11 LGBTQ Human Rights Struggle in Egypt, Donna K. Huaman

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Early Twentieth Century Vocal Performance Practice and the French School: An Exploration of the Lectures and Selected Songs by Reynaldo Hahn, Mary P. Hubbell

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Teaching for Whose America?: Corporate Education Reform and Students Labeled as Disabled, Barbara A. Hubert

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Magnetic Resonance Studies of Free Radicals Generation and their Impact in Different Polymers, Sunita Humagain

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Presenciar el pasado: Witnessing the Spanish and Argentine Dictatorships through Film and Television, Kristina L. Jacobs

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Getting Dressed and Being Dressed: A Constructed Autobiography of Identity, Jana Jarosz

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Empirical Analysis of China’s Exchange Rate and Macroeconomic Policy, Jia Ji

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Being Ethnic on the Eurasian Steppe: Civic Nation-Building Discourse in Kazakhstan and Russia, Nathan P. Jones

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Interhemispheric Communication and Lateralization in the Mouse Hippocampus, Jake Jordan

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The Forgotten Comrades: Leftist Women, Palestinians, and the Jordanian Communist Party, 1936–1957, Fadi H. Kafeety

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Characterization of Immunomodulatory Microbial Factors in Medicinal Plants, Kriti Kalpana

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Forbidden Attraction: Russian Poets Read T. S. Eliot during the Cold War, Nataliya Karageorgos

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Ungodly Freedom: How Philosophers Rise and Empires Fall in the Work of Leo Strauss, Eli Karetny

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Performing Desire in Times Square: Sailors, Hustlers and Masculinity, Kel R. Karpinski

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“The Least Sexually Confident Women in the World”: International NGOs and the Racialized Politics of Obstetric Fistula, Googie S. Karrass

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Integrating the Effects of Biotic Interactions into Models of Species Distributions, Jamie M. Kass

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The Master Synaptic Regulator: Activity Regulated Cytoskeleton Associated Protein, Arc, in Normal Aging and Diseases with Cognitive Impairment, Amber Khan

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Officers’ and Community Members’ Evaluations of Police–Civilian Interactions, Mawia Khogali

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A Defense of Pure Connectionism, Alex B. Kiefer

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Women and Their Struggle to be Considered Funny as Told Through the Study of Female Standup Comics, Jean Kim

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The Equal Right to Sing: The American Zeitgeist and Its Implications for Music Education, YoungEun Kim

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“Whispers Out of Time”: Memorializing (Self-) Portraits in the Work of 
John Berryman, John Ashbery, Anne Carson, and Nan Goldin, Andrew D. King

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The Shape of Knowledge: The Postwar American Poet's Library, with Diane di Prima and Charles Olson, Mary Catherine Kinniburgh

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The Functional Morphology of Ingestion in the Platyrrhine Sclerocarpic Harvesters (Platyrrhini, Primates), Zachary Stoffel Klukkert

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Everyday Violence: Catcalling and LGBTQ-Directed Aggression in the Public Sphere, Simone A. Kolysh

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Remaking of a Modern Islamic Turkey, Ayҫa Korkutan

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African Childhood in Literature and Law: Between Traditions and Modernism, Parfait Kouassi Kouacou

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Between Politics and Morality: Hans Kelsen's Contributions to the Changing Notion of International Criminal Responsibility, Jason Kropsky

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Gender Affirmative Monopoly: Who is "Trans* Enough" to Receive Gender Affirmative Treatment In Norway?, Emilie Kristine Krumsvik

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Romanization Through Mosaics: Transition at Fishbourne and Colchester, Elizabeth Kurtulik Mercuri

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Novel Heterocyclic Methodology for the Construction of Natural Products, Robert C. Lapo

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A Meta-Analysis of Information Processing Measures of Intelligence, Performance, and Group Score Differences, Elliott C. Larson

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Essays on Paid Family Leave in the United States, Beila R. Leboeuf

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Structural Studies on Calcium/calmodulin-dependent Activation of Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Kinase, Kwangwoon Lee

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Reverse the Curse: Colonialist Legacies of the Magic Poem, Karen E. Lepri

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Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation or Relocation: Barbuda as a Case Study, Martha B. Lerski

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Intimate Partner Violence Among Expectant Adolescent Couples: Psychological and Relational Predictors and Sexual Risk, Jessica Lewis

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Essays in Health Economics, Chiao-Han Lin

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The Moving On Program and Supportive Housing Residents with Histories of Homelessness, Kimberly Livingstone

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A Purely Defeasible Argumentation Framework, Zimi Li

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Sylvia Plath and "the bigger things": War, History, and Modernism at Midcentury, Reagan Lothes

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Objectively-measured and Subjectively-perceived Financial Literacy, Wenyi Lu

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A Narrative Inquiry of Associate Degree Nursing Students' Stories About Their Experience of Academic Misconduct, Bridget Anne Maley

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Cognitive Models of Defense Behaviors in Hosts of Brood Parasites, Thomas J. Manna

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Stabilizing Forces in Acoustic Cultural Evolution: Comparing Humans and Birds, Daniel C. Mann

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Art and War: Republican Propaganda of The Spanish Civil War, Jason Manrique

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Sighs of the German People: An Emotional History of Musical Sigh-Compositions during the Thirty Years War (1618–1648), Thomas Marks

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The Evolution of the Centaur in Italian Renaissance Art: Monster, Healer, Mentor, and Constellation, Trinity Martinez

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Magic Performances: Rituals and Practice in Italian Theatre and Culture, 1520–1650, Erika Mazzer

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Effects of Primary and Secondary Cigarette Smoke on Auditory Function: A Systematic Review, Hilary McManus

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The Growing Middle Class and the Absence of Democracy in China, Danni Mei

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Pretargeted Radioimmunotherapy Utilizing the Inverse Electron Demand Diels-Alder Reaction, Rosemery Membreno

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Remembering Vienna: Mapping Oral Histories of Holocaust Survivors from Austria, Katharina Menschick

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Vanishing Leaves: A Study of Walt Whitman Through Location-Based Mobile Technologies, Jesse A. Merandy

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Affordances in the Work of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick: Pedagogies of Writing, Reading, and Making, T. Meyerhoff

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The Urban Domestic: Homosocial Domesticity, Literature, And Culture in 19th and 20th Century New York City, Krystyna Michael

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Coordination, Collaboration, and Delegation in EU Migration Management, Nicholas R. Micinski

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Characterization of Extracellular Vesicles from Human Diabetic Retinopathy Retinal Tissue in Vitro and from Urine of Human Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy, Jason Mighty

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La vigencia de lo r/Real: la memoria traumática y el relato policial postdictatorial en Argentina y Chile, 1996–2015, Jelena Mihailovic

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Articulation of the Japanese Moraic Nasal: Place of Articulation, Assimilation, and L2 Transfer, Ai Mizoguchi

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Impacts of the Erosion of State Funding for Public Higher Education: Longitudinal Case Studies of Four State Systems – California, Georgia, New York and Wisconsin, Meghan M. Moore-wilk

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Across Curriculums: A Need for Audiology Instruction for Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Jenna M. Morishita

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HEARING/s: Will in the Carceral Archive, Kayla Morse

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Caring Choices? Supporting and Dreaming with Students in New York City’s Stratifying High School Admissions System, Megan R. Moskop

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Dance of Exile: The Sakharoffs’ Visual Performances in Montevideo (1935–1948), Pablo Munoz Ponzo

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The Role and Regulation of Alternative Polyadenylation in the DNA Damage Response, Michael R. Murphy

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An Investigation of Alkylboron Transmetallation in Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki Reactions, Benjamin Murray

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The Family, Political Theory, and Ideology: A Comparative Study of John Stuart Mill and Friedrich Engels, David M. Murray Jr.

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The "I" of the Artist-Curator, Natalie Musteata

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Chemotaxonomy of Theobroma and Herrania (Malvaceae) and Ilex (Aquifoliaceae) species, Adam Negrin

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What is the Relationship among Team Psychological Safety, Nursing Agency, and Rapid Response System Activation?, Grace Mingsum Ng

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Quantum Uncertainty Reduction (QUR) Theory of Attended Access and Phenomenal Consciousness, Anatoly V. Nichvoloda

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Efficient Private Information Retrieval, Konstantinos Nikolopoulos