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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Efficient Private Information Retrieval, Konstantinos Nikolopoulos

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Topological Insulating States in Photonics and Acoustics, Xiang Ni

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Little Siberia, Star of the North: Prisons, Crisis, and Development in Rural New York, 1968–1994, Jack Norton

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The Right to Run: Decoding Sexism Against Women Politicians and Fighting for a New Paradigm for Intersectional Left Feminists, Charlene A. Obernauer

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Existentialmd.com: Building Towards an Embodied Internet Aesthetic, Natasha Ochshorn

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Sexual Harassment of Professional Women: Joan Williams's The Wintering and Her Apprenticeship with William Faulkner, Naoko Ohri

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Agricultural Cooperatives in the United States and Nepal: A Comparative Study, Abin Ojha

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Group Distinctiveness and Ethnic Identity Among 1.5 and Second-generation Russian-speaking Jewish Immigrants in Germany and the U.S., Jay (Koby) Oppenheim

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A Politics of Boundlessness, Fernando Orellana

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Municipal Police Under Federal Control: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Title 42 U.S.C. Section 14141 Negotiated Settlements, Jason W. Ostrowe

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Exploring Narratives of Adolescent-to-Parent Abuse, Sofia Oviedo

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Identity Shifts Among Cis- and Trans- Females Who Sell Sex on the Streets of New York City, Amalia S. Paladino

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Green Tea Extract, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Protect Against Methamphetamine-Induced Striatal Neurotoxicity in Mice, Allen L. Pan

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Getting at the Surface: A Promoter and Coding Sequence Characterization of an Odorant Receptor, Irena G. Parvanova

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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take X-4, Barbara T. Paulus

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Changing the Narrative: Building a Conceptual Framework for Advocating Representation in History Textbooks, Valerie Paul

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Synthesis and Characterization of Dielectric and Multiferroic Nanocrystalline Transition Metal Oxide Materials and Nanocomposites, Frederick A. Pearsall

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Transfigurations of the News: True Fictions, Strange Thresholds, Jeffrey Peer

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Police Reform in Ukraine Since the Euromaidan: Police Reform in Transition and Institutional Crisis, Nicholas Pehlman

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The Contested Terrain of the Louisiana Carceral State: Dialectics of Southern Penal Expansion, 1971–2016, Lydia Pelot-Hobbs

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Development of Palladium(0)-Catalyzed Suzuki Cross-Coupling Polymerizations, Wei Peng

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The Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Cancer Killing Effect of Interleukin-24, Leah Eshanie Persaud

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Raised on TV: A Queer Teen's Guide to Syndicated Sexualities, Francesca Petronio

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Development, Expertise, and Infrastructure between the Ohio River and Cincinnati Riverfront, 1895-Present, Raymond W. Pettit

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The Sigh of Triple Consciousness: Blacks Who Blurred the Color Line in Films from the 1930s through the 1950s, Audrey Phillips

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Ray Johnson: Collage as Networked "Correspondance", Gillian Pistell

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Radical Solace and Young Adult Writing: Racialized Dis/ability, Fan Fiction, and Feel(ing)s in Composition, Jenn Polish

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Know(ing) Thyself: Examining Complementary Practices of Health and Wellness Through a Teacher's Standpoint, Ernest Andre Poole

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The Woman We Don’t Want to Be: The Anti-Heroine in American Women’s Modernisms, Madison Priest

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Control of Light-Matter Interactions via Nanostructured Photonic Materials, Nicholas Proscia

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How We Act Together, Matthew Rachar

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Identification and Characterization of Barrier Insulator Activity in the T-Cell Receptor alpha Locus Control Region, Gayathri Devi Raghupathy

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Independent Women? Social class and Social Policy after the Gender Revolution in the West, Berglind H. Ragnarsdóttir

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Analyzing Prosody with Legendre Polynomial Coefficients, Rachel Rakov

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Preparation of Enantioenriched Alkyltin Species and their Application in Stereospecific Transformations, Glenn O. Ralph

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The Iconography of the Gold and Silver Coinage of Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great, Nisha N. Ramracha

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Solvation Thermodynamic Mapping in Computer Aided Drug Design, Steven Ramsey

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Sweeping Exposures: Lead Poisonings and Black Working Poor Populations in the United States, Shirley Reid

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Estradiol and Daily Affective Experiences in Trauma-Exposed Women, Jenna Rieder

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Public Blockchains as a Means to Resist Information Censorship, Gregory Rocco

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Black Amerinquen, Kayla Marie Rodriguez

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Una enunciación intersticial: la poética del destierro de Carlos de Rokha, Mariana Romo-Carmona

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Mechanical Kingdoms: Sound Technologies and the Avant-Garde, 1928–1933, Lauren Rosati

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Caring for Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Toolkit for Audiologists, Melanie Rosenthal

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Embodied Nostalgia: Early Twentieth Century Social Dance and U.S. Musical Theatre, Phoebe Rumsey

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Development and Psychometric Analysis of the Roy Adaptation Modes Scale (RAMS) to Measure Coping and Adaptation, Sandra A. Russo

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Limits of the Black Radical Tradition and the Value-form, Shemon Salam

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The Publicly Private Joan Didion: Literary Celebrity Combining Literary Persona and Photographic Images, Jessica J. Salfen

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Mindfulness in Medicine: Modified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program among Future Doctors, Virtue Sankoh

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Fashion Merchandising: An Augmented Reality, Naeha A. Sayed

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The Practice of Mainland Chinese Students Adopting English Names and Its Motivations, T. Leo Schmitt

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Generative Adversarial Networks and Word Embeddings for Natural Language Generation, Robert D. Schultz Jr

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Swedish Migration Politics: Have the Sweden Democrats Taken Over the Political Agenda?, Sofia Sedergren

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Resisting Industrial Food Systems on the Web: How Non-Profit Organizations Use Digital Technology for Sustainability Education, Aleksandr Segal

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Living as a Dying Child: A Gadamerian Analysis of the Poetry of Mattie J. T. Stepanek, Corinne Ann Settecase-Wu

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Democratization of Nepal: Towards Consolidation? Perspectives on Rule of Law & Civil Liberties, Anil J. Shahi

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Captives of a New Alcatraz: The New York City Department of Correction from 1954 to 1990, Jarrod Shanahan

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New Perspectives about Financial Intermediation: Disruption by Senior Managers and Financial Technologies, Yu Shan

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Morris High School: A Biography, Naomi Sharlin

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The Morphology and Evolution of the Primate Brachial Plexus, Brian M. Shearer

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“We are all the decline”: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Presbyterian Clergywomen’s Talk About Denominational Decline, Miriam Shelton

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Constructing Social Identity Through the Past: The Itza Maya Community Identity Through the Late Postclassic Period (1250–1525CE), Yuko Shiratori

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The Implementation Fidelity of the Family Finding Intervention through the Lens of Permanency Specialists, Liat L. Shklarski

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Essays on the Equity Premium Puzzle, Oren Shmuel

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Analysis of a Group of Automorphisms of a Free Group as a Platform for Conjugacy-Based Group Cryptography, Pavel Shostak

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A Media Distortion Analysis of Mass Shootings, Jason R. Silva

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Distribution and Population Structure of the Invasive Nitellopsis obtusa (Desv. In Loisel.) J. Groves and Native Species of Characeae in the Northeast U.S.A., Robin Sleith

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The Untapped Potential of Ethnic Community Networks: Urban Resiliency and the Chinese Commuter Van System in New York City, Alexandra Diane Smith

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Chimeras, Centaurs, and Satyrs: Creating Mixed Genre Texts in Antiquity and the Renaissance, Claire Sommers

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Design and Application of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9-Responsive Peptide Nanostructures, Jiye Son

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Revolutionary Joy: Affect, Expression, and Community in Milton's England, Stephen Spencer

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Childhood Neglect and Risk of Revictimization by an Intimate Partner: A Prospective Investigation of Mediational Pathways, Rebecca M. Spizzirri

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The Integration of Multiple Sources of Sonic Hedgehog in the Spinal Cord Contribute to the Production of First-Born Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells Which Become Critical for Synapse Remodeling in Response to Adult Motor Neuron Injury, Lev Starikov

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Framing the City: Photography and the Construction of São Paulo, 1930–1955, Danielle J. Stewart

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The Counseling Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries, Belinda M. Sun

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On the Complexity of Computing Galois Groups of Differential Equations, Mengxiao Sun

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Black Economic Empowerment: Educating in the Hood?, Jeffrey C. Suttles

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Finding the Public: Models of Interaction Between Curatorial and Education Departments in Three American Encyclopedic Museums, Liam Sweeney

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Deep Learning Based Medical Image Analysis with Limited Data, Jiaxing Tan

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Dramaturgies of Democracy: Performance, Cultural Policy, and Citizenship in Chile, 1979–Present, Jennifer J. Thompson

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“Save One for Yourself”: A Reconsideration of the Houston Rebellion of 1917, Malcolm K. Thompson

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A Differential Algebra Approach to Commuting Polynomial Vector Fields and to Parameter Identifiability in ODE Models, Peter Thompson

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Defending the "Bad Immigrant": Aggravated Felonies, Deportation, and Legal Resistance at the Crimmigration Nexus, Sarah Rose Tosh

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Rural Adolescent Education Reframed: Can Social Justice, Lewin’s Topology, and Aesthetics Aid Reform Efforts?, Judith F. Upjohn

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Essays on Bank Acquisitions and Systemic Risk, Farindokht Vaghefi

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Perspectives of Student Dis/engagement in Youth Attending an Alternative School as Viewed Through a Lens of Respect and Relationships, Daniel Vallee

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Estudio Variacionista sobre las Formas de Tratamiento en Buga, Colombia, Diego Vargas Barona

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Police Officers and College Education: The Association of Police Officer College Education and the Level of Force Used by a Police Officer in Gaining Compliance in Arrest Situations, John Vespucci

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Screening for Hearing Loss: Physician Attitudes and Practice, Theresa N. Vitale

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American Sign-Language (ASL) for Audiologists, Colette Vossler-Welch

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The Jihadist Marketplace: Understanding Competition between al Qaeda and ISIS, Hristo Voynov

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The Feminization of Prehistory: Evidence for the Emergence of Complex Modern Behaviors before c.70,000 Years Ago, Jeffrey Vreeland

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Auditory Spaces and Sonic Narratives of Gender: The Queer Phenomenology of Sound in Girls Lost and Tangerine, Mira Vuorinen

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Adults Formerly in Foster Care Narrate Schooling Experiences, Danielle Walker

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A Pretargeted Spect Imaging Strategy Employing Technetium-99M Based on Bioorthogonal Diels-Alder Click Chemistry, Justin H. Walsh

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Between the Cracks: From Squatting to Tactical Media Art in the Netherlands, 1979–1993, Amanda S. Wasielewski

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School Optimism: Fast Life and Slow Debt in the Financialized University, Mark Alan Porter Webb

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Implications of Vestibular Dysfunction Among the Aging Population: A Pocket Guide for Health Care Professionals, Maia L. Weisenfeld

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Frontiers of Conditional Logic, Yale Weiss

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Twelve Rounds with Bob Dylan: Pugilist/Poet, Richard Westlein