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 Login required).

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Dissertations, theses, and capstone projects are listed by year below. To browse by program, go to the Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects by Program page.

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Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2016

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Problem and Adaptive Behavior Levels in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders as Predictors of Sibling Adjustment, Hallie Solarsh

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Can People Successfully Return to Nature?, Nicholas A. Sollogub

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Cayley Graphs of Semigroups and Applications to Hashing, Bianca Sosnovski

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The Sciences of the Soul: The Emergence of Psy-sciences and the Modern State in Turkey, Kutlughan Soyubol

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Characteristics of Newly-hired Members of the New York City Police Department as Predictors of Subsequent Job Performance, Francis E. Spangenberg

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An Averaging Method for Advection-Diffusion Equations, Nicholas Spizzirri

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Sex Differences in Stress, Burnout and Coping in Emergency Medical Service Providers, Celia R. Sporer

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Discourses of "Cruelty-Free" Consumerism: PETA, The Vegan Society and Examples of Contemporary Activism, Andrea Springirth

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Community Violence, School Climate, and Social-Emotional Well-Being in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Leighann Starkey

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Effect of Temporal Onset of Mechanical Loading on Tendon to Bone Healing, Determined with a Novel In-Vivo Device, Mark E. Stasiak

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Finish Fetish: Art, Artists, and Alter Egos in Los Angeles of the 1960s, Monica Steinberg

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The Reliability and Validity of the SCAN and SCAN-C for Use with Children with Auditory Processing Disorders: A Systematic Review, Chana S. Stern

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El narrador en la ciudad dentro de la temática de los cuentos de emigración y transición puertorriqueña (1948-1968), Sandra Margarita Stern

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Transnational Indigenous Migration: Racialized Geographies and Power in Southern Highland Ecuador, Victoria Stone-Cadena

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Wet Data: The Ocean and its Negative Archive, Kendra M. Sullivan

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The Effect of Health Information Technology on Hospital Quality of Care, Ruirui Sun

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Epistemic Considerations on Extensive-Form Games, Cagil Tasdemir

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Shattered Mosaic: David Dinkins, Rudolph Giuliani, and Social and Electoral Polarization in Late-20th Century New York City, Gabriel S. Tennen

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Screening Male Crisis: A Comparative Analysis of the Alternative Coming-of-Age Motion Picture, Matthew J. Tesoro

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Schooling the Market: Venture Philanthropy, Field Building and the NewSchools Venture Fund, Gregory E. Tewksbury

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Symmetry and Interval Cycles in the Quartettos of Mario Davidovsky, Ines Thiebaut Lovelace

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Evaluating the Validity of Technology-Enhanced Educational Assessment Items and Tasks: An Empirical Approach to Studying Item Features and Scoring Rubrics., Ally Thomas

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Object Relations in Children's Projective Testing: Applying the Mutuality of Autonomy Scale to the Thematic Apperception Test, Lily A. Thom

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Autobiographical Poetry to Plays: Taking Memoir to a Theatrical Level, Ryan P. Tofil

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Between Life and Literature: The Influence of Don Quixote and Madame Bovary on Twentieth-Century Women's Fiction, Victoria Tomasulo

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Animate Impossibilities: On Asian Americanist Critique, Racialization, and the Humanities, Frances H. Tran

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Empty Metal Jacket: The Biopolitical Economy of War and Medicine, Sandra Lee Trappen

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Efficient Location Privacy In Mobile Applications, Erald Troja

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Adult Neurogenesis in Avian Auditory Cortex, Caudomedial Nidopallium (NCM): Lateralization and Effects of Statins, Shuk C. Tsoi

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Examining Relationships Between Basic Emotion Perception and Musical Training in the Prosodic, Facial, and Lexical Channels of Communication and in Music, Jamie Twaite

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The Effects of Descriptions and Images of Antecedent Stimuli and Outcomes to Correct Responses in Task Analysis Instruction, Bryan C. Tyner

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Essays in Health Economics, Aigbokhai Unuigbe

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“Über die Liebe”: Love and Sex According to Eduard Von Keyserling, Caroline Urvater

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Stress and Suicidal Behavior: A Cognitive, Behavioral, and Biological Integrative Approach, Jorge Valderrama

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Broadcasting the Crisis: Spanish Television as Critique, Eva Velasco Pena

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The Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Integrated Photoconductive Antennas for On-Chip Terahertz Wave Radiation and Detection, Ruben Dario Velasquez Rios

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Shakespeare for the Volk: Shakespeare and the Development of the Idea of German Nationhood, 1817–1867, Daniel Rockhill Siegel Venning

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Neurophysiological correlates of English vowels /I/ and /E/ in monolingual and bilingual 4 and 5-year-old children, Nancy Vidal

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Cohomology of Certain Polyhedral Product Spaces, Elizabeth A. Vidaurre

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Construing Character: Virtue as a Cognitive-Affective Processing System, Denise Vigani

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When Human-Leopard Conflict Turns Deadly: A Cross-Country Situational Analysis, Julie S. Viollaz

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Nature and Nostalgia in the Art of Mary Nimmo Moran (1842-1899), Shannon Vittoria

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An Alliance of Ladies: Power, Public Affairs, and Class Construction in Early National New York City, Alisa J. Wade

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Living Infrastructure: Being, Time, and Government in New York City, Stephanie Diane Wakefield

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Real Gender: Identity, Loss, and the Capacity to Feel Real, Hannah Wallerstein

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Design Rules for the Nucleation, Growth, and Encapsulation of Gold Nanoparticles with Applications to Cancer Imaging, Matthew A. Wall

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An Examination of Black Male Success in High School Mathematics, David Walters Jr.

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Patterns of Growth and the Economic Development of China, Adam C. Watson

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Kongo to Kings County, Marcus Alan Watson

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Occupy Citizenry: Participatory Performance in New York City: 2009-2015, Kenn Dixon Watt

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An Exploration of Early Romanization: A Comparative and Semiotic Approach, Mikel Wein

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Le Pianiste: Parisian Music Journalism and the Politics of the Piano, 1833–35, Shaena B. Weitz

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Computerized Cognitive Intervention in Cognitively Normal Very Elderly Individuals, Rebecca K. West

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The C3 Conditional: A Variably Strict Ordinary-Language Conditional, Monique L. Whitaker

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Descent: American Individualism, American Blackness and the Trouble with Invention, Simone White

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Searching for Sounds: Instrumental Agency and Modularity in Electroacoustic Improvisation, Stephen (Red) Wierenga

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Multilevel Analysis of Individual, Neighborhood, and Health Care Facility Characteristics Associated with Achievement and Maintenance of HIV Viral Suppression Among Persons Newly Diagnosed with HIV in New York City, Ellen W. Wiewel

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From Coercion to Consent?: Governing the Formerly Incarcerated in the 21st Century United States, Karen G. Williams

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Early Relational Experiences and Poor Psychological and Social Outcomes as Mediated by Internalized Heterosexism in Sexual Minority Women: Illustration of a Theoretical Model, Katharine Williams

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Coalescence of Research: Urban Advantage as a Learning Organization Structured to Support a Culture of Inquiry, Marianne Williams

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Effects Of Serveware Materiality On Food Perceptions, Consumption, and Waste, Sara Williamson

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Dual-Aspect Meter: A Theory of Metrical Consonance, Dissonance, Weight, and Variety, Andrew Wilson

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Comprehensive Mass Balance Isotope Schematics for Determining the Provenance of the Moon Forming Impactor., John C. Wolbeck

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The Fourth Movement of György Ligeti's Piano Concerto: Investigating the Musical-Mathematical Connection, Cynthia L. Wong

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Explicit Formulae and Trace Formulae, Tian An Wong

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Heavy Expectations: Reading Pregnancy in the Victorian Novel, Livia Arndal Woods

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Essays in Chinese Financial Markets, Chang Xia

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The Price of Cosmopolitanism: Globalization, Class Structure, and Language Endangerment in Shanghai, Fang Xu

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Stochastic Processes And Their Applications To Change Point Detection Problems, Heng Yang

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Earnings Management and Bargain Purchase Gains, Yan Yan

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Semantic Holism Revisited, Chun-Ping Yen

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Love in the Time of Syphilis: Medicine and Sex in the Ottoman Empire, 1860-1922, Secil Yilmaz

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I. Synthesis of Diverse Structures from Quinone Monoketal and Quinone Imine Ketal with Efficiency and Control II. Synthetic Study of Phalarine, Zhiwei Yin

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Educational Histories of Newcomer Immigrant Youth: From Countries of Origin to the United States, Joanna Yip

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Animal Performance in Big-Time Vaudeville, Catherine M. Young

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Large-Scale Spatial Data Management on Modern Parallel and Distributed Platforms, Simin You

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Moral Dilemmas and Moral Theories, Jihwan Yu

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Electrochemical Nanoprobes for Electron Transfer Kinetics and Electrocatalysis Study, Yun Yu

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What are the Barriers and Conduits to College Success for Academically Vulnerable Students?, Marisol Zacarias

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Anton Arensky’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 35, for Violin, Viola, and Two Celli, Miho Zaitsu

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On the Screen, In the Mind: An ERP Investigation into the Interaction Between Visuo-Spatial Information and Spatial Language During On-Line Processing, Emily Zane

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Sacred Freedom: Sustaining Afrocentric Spiritual Jazz in 21St Century Chicago, Adam Zanolini

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Physiological Regulation, Psychosocial Adversity, and Proactive Versus Reactive Aggression: A Longitudinal Study, Wei Zhang

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New Classical Solutions in Supergravity, Zhibai Zhang

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The Interaction Between Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor eIF4G and 3’ Cap Independent Translation Element of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Is Affected by Multiple Initiation Factors, Pei Zhao

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Messenger RNA Transport and Translation Regulated by the 3' UTRs of Dendritic mRNAs and Abnormal Alternative Splicing of Neuroligin1 in the Fmr1 KO Mouse Hippocampus, Tianhui Zhu

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Relational Pluralism in Boards of Directors: A Multidimensional View, Zhu Zhu

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Supervision on Trauma Training Outcomes for Assertive Community Treatment Teams, Sacha Zilkha

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Essays on the Well-Being of an Aging Population, Alice Zulkarnain

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DH Box: A Virtual Computer Lab in the Cloud, Stephen Zweibel

Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2015

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Persons as Self-consciously Concerned Beings, Benjamin Abelson

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Target Zero: Why States Choose To Eradicate Infectious Diseases And How They Succeed, Gifty Abraham

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Wigner High-Electron-Correlation Regime Of Non-Uniform Density Systems: A Quantal-Density-Functional-Theory Study, Douglas Mortimer Achan

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Interactions and Complexity in Multi-Agent Justification Logic, Antonios Achilleos

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"I Shall not Fear:" Secure Attachment to G-d as a Buffer against Anxiety, Peryl Agishtein

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SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTION OF THE Ronnbergia ALLIANCE (BROMELIACEAE): HISTORY OF DISJUNCT DIVERSIFICATION IN THREE BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOTS OF THE NEOTROPICS, Julian Andres Aguirre Santoro

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Testing Visual Ecology Hypotheses in Avian Brood Parasite-host Systems: The Role of UV-light Perception and Egg-nest Contrast in Foreign Egg Rejection, Zachary Aidala

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The Insanity Defense, Public Anger, and the Potential Impact on Attributions of Responsibility and Punishment, Chioma Ajoku

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Corruptions, Imitations, and Innovations: Tropes of Ibn Taymiyya's Polemics, Faris Al Ahmad

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The People Behind the Presidential Bully Pulpit, Kara Susan Alaimo