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 2020

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Americans Collecting Natural History, Herbert A. Pollard IV

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Overcoming Adversity in The STEM Classroom: Examining Learned Helplessness in First-Year Community College Students Using Salivary Cortisol, Surveys and Interviews, Diane M. Price Banks

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The Phylogenetic Relationships of Middle-Late Miocene Apes: Implications for Early Human Evolution, Kelsey D. Pugh

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Beyond Exposure: Markers of English Proficiency in School-Aged French–English Bilinguals, Erin Quirk

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The U.S. Approach to Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: A Comparative Analysis of George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump Administration Policies in Afghanistan, Mohammad Rasouli

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Exploring Vicarious Resilience among Practitioners Working with Clients Who Have Experienced Traumatic Events, Adam Reynolds

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Cinegrafia: literatura, espectadores y cinefilia contemporanea en latinoamerica, Rojo Robles Mejias

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Failures of Grace: Limits of Tragedy in the Late Nineteenth-Century Novel, Anick S. Rolland

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Democracy for Homework: A Review of Civic Engagement in Urban Public Schools, Amanda B. Rosenblum

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A Narrative Inquiry to Explore the Connection Between Gender and Discipline in Grades Pre-K–8, Nicole Salazar

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Parent–Child Relationship, Resting Heart Rate, and Callous–Unemotional Traits in Adolescents, Eva M. Santucci

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“In the same figure, like the king that’s dead”: The Phantasmic Authorship of The Other Side of the Wind, Hunter M. Sawyer

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Mutational Analysis and Domain Characterization of the Apolipoprotein L-1 Ion Channel, Charles M. Schaub

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Continuity as Crisis: Two Traditions of Theorizing about Animal Minds, Adam See

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Whose War Is It Anyway? How Afghanistan Became a Battlefield Over Global Hegemony During the Cold War, Kathryn Shapiro

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Breast Dressing: A Critical Review of Post-Surgical Bras, Adi Sieradzki

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Essays on Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Capital Flows, Luis E. Silva-Yanez

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Awful Nearness: Rape and the English Novel, 1740–1900, Erin A. Spampinato

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Testing the Perceptual Magnet Effect in Monolinguals and Bilinguals, Michael C. Stern

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Two Cello Works of Pēteris Vasks: Structure, Symbolism, and Identity, Caroline Bean Stute

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Faculty Advisement and Helpfulness and the Retention of First-Semester Associate Degree Nursing Students, Janice Summers

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Study of Reaction Dynamics of Protonated/Deprotonated and Radical Cations of Guanine in Nucleobases and Nucleosides: Singlet Oxygen Oxidation, C8-Water Addition, Cross-Linking with Lysine and Base-Pair Dissociation, Yan Sun

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Black Catholicism: The Formation of Local Religion in Colonial Mexico, Krystle F. Sweda

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Exploring the Relationship Between Perceived Interpersonal Influence and Citizenship Behavior: The Mediating Roles of Social Identity and Team Member Exchange, Laura Sywulak

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The Effects of Two Kinds of Stereotype Threat on Implicit Racial Bias in African-Americans, Brad Thomas

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The “Olympiad of Photography”: FIAP and the Global Photo-Club Culture, 1950–1965, Alise Tifentale

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The Capabilities of Students in Poverty: Student Outcomes from a United States Department of Education TRIO Program, Arthur Valiant

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The Freddie Gray Uprising: Persistence and Desistance Narratives of Community-Engaged Returning Citizens, Maurice Vann

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Duality in a Model of Layered Superfluids and Sliding Phases, Steven Vayl

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Experience-Dependent Changes in Nucleus Accumbens Activity Predict Cued Approach Learning: Contribution of NMDA Receptors, Mercedes Vega Villar

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Phonologically-Informed Speech Coding for Automatic Speech Recognition-based Foreign Language Pronunciation Training, Anthony J. Vicario

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Outlandish People: Gypsies, Race, and Fantasies of National Identity in Early Modern England, Sydnee Wagner

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Ghost Peppers: Using Ensemble Models to Detect Professor Attractiveness Commentary on RateMyProfessors.com, Angie Waller

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Mapping the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Visual Percepts Elicited by a Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique, Kelly Webster

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Black and Brown Students’ Mathematics Anxiety in Elementary School: The Use of Restorative Justice Circles and Critical Concepts of Care, Hope, and Love, Mariana E. Winnik

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Accessibility Across the Curriculum: An OER Website on Accessibility, Amy Wolfe

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Knowledge of the Present Perfect by Albanian/English Bilinguals, Erjon Xholi

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Arithmetic of Binary Cubic Forms, Gennady Yassiyevich

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Analysis of PRO-drop Errors in L2 English by L1 Spanish Speakers, Marcos R. Ynoa

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Spatial Distribution of Chinese Language Education and Historical Development of Chinese Language Pedagogy in Higher Education in the United States, Jing Zhao

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A Neural Mechanism for Capnotaxis in the Naked Mole-Rat, Michael Zions

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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The Critique Became the Counter-Narrative: Planning Manhattan North of the Street Grid, Gail K. Addiss

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Environmental Adaptations and Agency: An Ecological Reframing of Design and Implementation Practices for Disability, Jennifer Adler

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Zeta Functions of Classical Groups and Class Two Nilpotent Groups, Fikreab Solomon Admasu

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Rails to Revolution: Railroads, Railroad Workers and the Geographies of the Mexican Revolution, Hector Agredano

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

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“Let’s Call Painful Sex Disorders Sexual Disabilities Instead”: A Feminist Disability Critique of Feminist Representations and Medical Representations of Sexual Disorders of Pain, Oyku Akin

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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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Music and Jewish Practice in Contemporary Istanbul: Preserving Heritage, Bending Tradition, Joseph M. Alpar

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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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Stability and Application of the k-core Dynamical Model to Biological Networks, Francesca Beatrice Arese Lucini

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

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Tensions, Dilemmas, and Radical Possibility in Democratizing Teacher Unions: Stories of Two Social Justice Caucuses in New York City and Philadelphia, Chloe Asselin

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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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Voluntary Oral Methamphetamine Reveals Susceptibilities to Spatial Memory Deficits, Decreased Dopamine Marker Expression and Increased Neuroinflammation in the Hippocampus of Male and Female Mice, Jorge A. Avila

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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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Unstitching the Borders: Color, Class and Consumption in Queens, New York, Cassandra R. Barnes

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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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Cyber-Narrative in Opera: Three Case Studies, Naomi Barrettara

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

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Black, Male, and Poor: The Intersection of Social Identities Effects on Special Education Referrals for Emotional Disturbance, Marilyn D. Bassett-Joseph

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Staging English Affairs in Early Modern Italy: History, Politics, Drama, Fabio Battista

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Runaway: A History of Postwar New York in Four Factories, Andy Battle

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The Role of Women in Terrorism, Zeynep Bayar

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How Racial Injustice Causes Ignorance, Eric Bayruns

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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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The Evolution of Reproductive Complexity in Fishes, Frieda Benun

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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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Mood Choice and Context Availability: A Variationist Approach to the Subjunctive in New York City Spanish, Joanna Birnbaum

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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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A Musician Centered Toolkit for Audiologists, Ava Bonavita

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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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Class Matters: School Affluence and Other Predictors of Attainment for Wealthy and Poor Students, Alison Brockhouse

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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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Memory-Guided Selective Attention: An Instance Theory of Automatic Attentional Control, Nicholaus Paul Brosowsky

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Mentality and Fundamentality, Christopher D. Brown

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Through the Mouth: An Essay on Appetite and Ecocide, Iemanja Brown

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Optical and Collective Properties of Excitons in 2D Semiconductors, Matthew N. Brunetti

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Infinity Wars: Post 9/11 Superhero Films and American Empire, Peter J. Bruno

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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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Transposon Mutagenesis Facilitates Discovery Of Genotype-Phenotype Associations and Functional Interrogation of the Mycobacterium Kansasii Genome, William C. Budell

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