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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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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Systems Analysis of Faculty Hiring Process Within Academia, Nicole P. Farrell

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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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Sequential Discrimination Between Non-Orthogonal Quantum States, Dov L. Fields

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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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Black Women at Work in Corrections in the Era of Mass Incarceration: Documenting Demographic Changes in the New York City Department of Correction, Carolyn Fisher

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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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Essays on New Keynesian Term Premium Model with Financial Risks, Weiguo Fu

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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

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The Musical World of Joseph Rumshinsky’s Mamele, D. A. Geller

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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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Recolonizing Security: An Anthropology of the War on Terror in Kenya, Zoltan Gluck

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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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Anti-Cancer Effects of Oleocanthal and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Limor Goren

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

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Examining the Use of Hebephilia and Paraphilia Non-consent in Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Evaluations, Nicole Graham

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Visual Entrainment of Perception-Related Neural Oscillations as a Mechanism for Maintaining Rhythmic Temporal Expectations Across a Wide Range of Frequencies, Michael James Gray

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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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The Lived Experience of Spirituality in the Lives of Caribbean Men, Camille A. O. Hamilton

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Restoring Solidarity: "Accountability" in Radical Leftist Subcultures, Sarah M. Hanks

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Physics and Mathematics of Graded Quivers, Azeem Hasan

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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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The Use of Infographics to Assess Context Processing, Beliz Hazan

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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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Commmunity, Ecology, and Modernity: Faunal Analysis of Skútustaðir in Mývatnssveit, Northern Iceland, Megan Hicks

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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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Ang Lee's America: A Study of Adaptation and Transculturation, Yu-Yun Hsieh

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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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Electrochemical Carbon Nanoprobes for Biological and Chemical System Studies, Keke Hu

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

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Waiting: History, Fear, and Healing in Ballynafeigh / the Upper Ormeau Road of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Molly J. Hurley-Depret

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Essays in Empirical Economics, Agustin Indaco

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

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Effects of Pre-tests and Feedback on Performance Outcomes in Massive Open Online Courses:What Works and What Doesn’t?, Maria Janelli

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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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Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina and the Making of a National Culture, 1880–1930, Lauren A. Kaplan

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

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The Development of Face Morphing Task to Assess Self Other Differentiation, Esen Karan

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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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Same-Sex Union Formation and Dissolution in the United States and Europe, Eric Ketcham

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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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Paradoxes of Feminist Stances in “New Turkey”: Reconceiving NGO-State Relationships in the Case of KAMER, Irem Kilic

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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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Murine Genetic Variance in Sugar and Fat-Conditioned Flavor Preferences: Roles of Dopamine, Opioid and NMDA Receptors and Nutritive Sensing, Tamar T. Kraft

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Minimalistic Peptide-Based Supramolecular Systems Relevant to the Chemical Origin of Life, Daniela Kroiss

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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