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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The Effects of An Educational Intervention for Caregivers on Their Knowledge of Child Sleep and Child Sleep Behavior, Rachel Cohen

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Translingual Rhetoric, Lucas Corcoran

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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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Essays on Applied Machine Learning for Implied Volatility Interpolation and Artificial Counterfactuals, Pablo A. 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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Coulomb Excitation and Transport Properties of Monolayer Graphene and the alpha-T3 Lattice, Dipendra Dahal

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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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The Social Cost of Pain: Rejection Sensitivity, Social Rejection, and Cannabis Use in Young Adults, Naomi Dambreville

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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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The Development and Validation of an Ideal Point Measure of Work Engagement, Michael M. DeNunzio

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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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Neural Correlates of Automatic Emotional Processing and Emotion Regulation in Empathy and Psychopathy-Related Coldheartedness, Danielle diFilipo

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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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Examining Financial Stress and Coping Among U.S. Cancer Patients and Survivors: Quantitative Analyses of Survey Data., Meredith J. Doherty

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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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A Series of Acts that Disappear: The Valparaíso School’s Ephemeral Architectures, 1952–1982, Elizabeth Rose Donato

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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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Systematics of Carex section Laxiflorae (Cyperaceae), Jenna Dorey

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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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A Volitional Theory of Aesthetic Value, John Dyck

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Characterization of Early Biofilm Formation and Physiology in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Kelly Eckenrode

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Assessment of Third Wave Therapy Assumptions about the Relation between Emotional Schemas and Psychoemotional Functioning, Emily Rachel Edwards

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Internal and External Attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Tehila Eilam-Stock

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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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New Factor Structure Models and Idiosyncratic Volatility, Ossama Elhadary

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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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Emotion Processing Deficits in Psychopathy: Does Cueing to Relevant Facial Features Increase Cognitive and Emotional Empathy?, Shawn E. Fagan

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

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Added Interpretive Centers at U.S. War Memorials and the Reframing of National History, Jennifer K. Favorite

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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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Revolutionary Affinities: Democracy and Revolution in Hannah Arendt’s Portrait of Rosa Luxemburg, Matthew P. Finck

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Oldowan Tool Behaviors Through Time on the Homa Peninsula, Kenya, Emma M. Finestone

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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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The Incorporated Hornist: Instruments, Embodiment, and the Performance of Music, M. Elizabeth Fleming

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Afro-Cuba Transnational: Recordings and the Mediation of Afro-Cuban Traditional Music, Johnny Frias

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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 Role of the Direct and Indirect Basal Ganglia Pathways in the Learning, Performance, and Goal-Directed Control of Action Sequences, Eric Garr

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Poems to Open Palms: Praise Performance and the State in the Sultanate of Oman, Bradford J. Garvey

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

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Women's Contributions to Viola Repertoire and Pedagogy in the Twentieth Century: Rebecca Clarke, Lillian Fuchs, and Rosemary Glyde, Eva R. Gerard

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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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Relations Amongst Power, Self-Health Patterning, and Quality of Life in Older Adults with Chronic Illness, Philip J. Gimber

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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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Impact of Religiosity and Level of Acculturation on Cultural Alignment: An Exploration of Terror Management Mechanisms among Muslim American Women, Farah T. Goheer

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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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Rezoning, Real Estate, and The Dynamics of Displacement in Inwood, Damaly Gonzalez

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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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Do It Like a Syntactician: Using Binary Gramaticality Judgements to Train Sentence Encoders and Assess Their Sensitivity to Syntactic Structure, Pablo Gonzalez Martinez

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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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Law and Society: The Criminalization of Latinx in the United States, Gabriela Groenke

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Exciton Polaritons in Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides, Jie Gu

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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 Impact of Mentalization and Self-Compassion on Psychological Adjustment in Adolescents, Jaleh Hamadani

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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