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 2014

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The Moral Philosophy of William Wollaston, Yael Sofaer

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Ecological Niches, Species Distributions, And Biogeographic Processes In Rodents On Neotropical Sky Islands, Mariano Soley

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Some complexities in English article use and acquisition, Victoria Somogyi

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"She said plain, burned things": A Feminist Poetics of the Unsayable in Twentieth Century Literary & Visual Culture, Leah Souffrant

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The Arena and Stadium Experience: The Individual, the Venue and the Culture Industry, Anthony Paul Sparacino

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We Work, We Eat Together: Anti-authoritarian Mutual Aid Politics in New York City, 2004-2013, David Spataro

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Social Context and Perceived Belonging: A Comparative Study of Children of Immigrants in New York and Madrid, Jessica Sperling Smokoski

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The Advance of the Mobile Woman: Representations of British Women's Physical Mobility, 1660-1820, Amanda Booth Springs

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Circuits of Desire: Science, Therapy, Trauma, Femininity, Alyson Kay Spurgas

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What Was Squatting, and What Comes Next?: The Mystery of Property in New York City, 1984-2014, Amy Starecheski

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Facial Affect Recognition and Social Functioning in Individuals at Risk for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Marta Ewa Statucka

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Water Conservation to Reduce Wet Weather Pollution Loads to the Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY, Suzanne Carol Stempel

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"For the Voices": The Letters of John Wieners, Michael Seth Stewart

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The Art of the Commonplace: Found Sounds in Compositional Practice, Jennifer Stock

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Motivic integration over nilpotent structures, Andrew Ryan Stout

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Coming of Age in Neoliberal New York, Jennifer Hope Sugg

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Stable Commutator Length in Amalgamated Free Products, Timothy Susse

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Common Knowledge: The Epistemology of American Realism, Mark Sussman

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Control of Light-Matter Interaction via Dispersion Engineering, Harish Natarajan Swaha Krishnamoorthy

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Committing to the Waves: Emerson's Moving Assignments, Karinne Keithley Syers

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Adolescents' and young adults' moral thinking in typical everyday-life moral dilemmas, Yoko Takagi

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Essays On Robust Estimators For Non-Identically Distributed Observations In Spatial Econometric And Time Series Models, Suleyman Taspinar

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Emotional Expression and Perception in Three Ethnic Groups: Is There an In-group Advantage?, Ella Björt Teague

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(de)VOICED: Human Rights Now. (An Environmental Community-Based Participatory Action Research Project), Lauren J. Tenney

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The Congo as a Case Study: The Making of Unipolarity, Justin Tepper

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Lean, Green, and Lifetime Maximizing Sensor Deployment on a Barrier, Peter Michael Terlecky

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Redefining Diaspora Consciousness: Musical Practices Of Moroccan Jews In Brooklyn, Samuel Reuben Thomas

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Understanding Doubly Center-Embedded Sentences Through Contrastive Focus, Ashley Caroline Thorne

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Millennial Libertarians: The Rebirth of a Movement and the Transformation of U.S. Political Culture, Kaja Tretjak

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Automated Learner Classification Through Interface Event Stream And Summary Statistics Analysis, Edgar E. Troudt

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A Cross-boundary People: The Commercial Activities, Social Networks, and Travel Writings of Japanese and Taiwanese Sekimin in the Shantou Treaty Port (1895-1937), Lin-Yi Tseng

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The Possibility For Peaceful, Global, Participatory Governance: A Political Evolution Enabled by the Internet and Manifested by Crowds, Frederick Thomas Tucker

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Xenakis in America, Charles Wolcott Turner

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Space & Distance As I Require: The Journals and Prose Fragments of Philip Whalen 1950-1966, Brian Unger

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Blogging Through Motherhood: Free Labor, Femininity, and the (Re)Production of Maternity, Kara Mary Van Cleaf

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Variation In Habitat Thresholds: An Analysis Of Minimum Habitat Requirements Of North American Breeding Birds, Yntze van der Hoek

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Brothers in Motion: Religious Practice, Political Action, and the Mobilization of the Early Muslim Brotherhood, Ian Henry VanderMeulen

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The Silent Guerrillas: Under Slavery, In Peasant Politics, And Throughout The Industrial And Social Factories, Kevin Van Meter

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Gay and Lesbian Travel Writing: A Present In Need of a Different Future, Michael Verdirame

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Exploring the role of perceived religiosity on daily life, coping, and parenting for Jewish parents of children with autism, Frances Rebecca Victory

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Cadê o mico? Where is the tamarin?: Locating monkeys in the politics of land and conservation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Analía Villagra

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The relationship of adaptive and pathological narcissism to attachment style and reflective functioning, Petra Vospernik

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The Effect Of Malintent On Visual Attention, David Brian Wallace

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Quantum Crystallography of Hydronium Cations, Sonjae Sycoria Wallace

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Organic pi-stacking Semiconducting Material: Design, Synthesis and the Analysis of Structure and Properties, Bin Wang

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An experimental investigation into the mechanisms of bacterial evolution, Zhenmao Wan

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On the Same Page: The Strong Teacher Professional Community at the Heart of a Good New York City Public Middle School, Nathan Warner

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Cognitive and Emotional Abnormalities in People with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Philip Watson

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Systematic Comparison Of Cross-Lingual Projection Techniques For Low-Density Nlp Under Strict Resource Constraints, Joshua Waxman

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Clue, Code, Conjure: The Epistemology of American Detective Fiction, 1841-1914, Jennifer Weiss

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Comparing Hitler and Stalin: Certain Cultural Considerations, Phillip W. Weiss

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Standard Deviations: Reality, Reproducibility, and Politics in Performance Art since 1989, Jonah Westerman

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A Feminist Inheritance? Questions of Subjectivity and Ambivalence in Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelley and Robert Gober, Marisa White-Hartman

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Computational analyses of the components of Sinorhizobium meliloti ExoR-ExoS/ChvI pathway: the ExoR and ExoS proteins, Eliza M. Wiech

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Ralph Shapey and the Search for a New Concept of Musical Continuity, 1939-66, Barry Wiener

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On Becoming a Teacher (or Not): Students of Color's Perceptions of Teachers' Work, Consideration of Teaching as a Career, and Implications for Diversifying the Teaching Force, Amanda Lee Winkelsas

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A Parametrization-Based Surface Reconstruction System for Triangular Mesh Simplification with Application to Large Scale Scenes, Adriana Wise

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Affective Language and Attitudes Toward Public Policy, Rachel A. Wolitzky

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At the Threshold: Edgard Varese, Modernism, and the Experience of Modernity, Robert Jackson Wood

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Venomic Characterization of the Terebridae and Novel Terebrid Neuropeptides, Mary Elizabeth Wright

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Expanding Political Space In Contemporary China: A Comparative Study Of The Advocacy Strategies Of Three Grass-Root Women's Groups, Weiting Wu

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Identification and characterization of protein phopshatases regulating the Sma/Mab pathway in C. elegans, Sheng Xiong

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Numerical Study of Canopy Flows in Complex Terrain, Xiyan Xu

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Fabrication and Characterization of Sol-Gel Based Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery, Reeta Yadav

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Guatemalan Spanish As Act Of Identity: An Analysis Of Language And Minor Literature Within Modern Maya Literary Production, Kenneth Yanes

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Clothing and Social Movements: The Politics of Dressing in Colonized Tibet, Dicky Yangzom

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Text Extraction From Natural Scene: Methodology And Application, Chucai Yi

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Adding Students' Voices to the Discourse on Effective Teaching, Jennie H. Yi

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Psychic Collapse and Traumatic Defense: How the Mind Mediates Trauma Living in the Body, Patricia Kim Yoon

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Acts of Belonging: Perceptions of Citizenship Among Queer Turkish Women in Germany, Ilgin Yorukoglu

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Self-referentiality in Constructive Semantics of Intuitionistic and Modal Logics, Junhua Yu

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On the Merits of Deploying TDM-based Next-Generation PON Solutions in the Access Arena As Multiservice, All Packet-Based 4G Mobile Backhaul RAN Architecture, Syed Rashid N. Zaidi

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Reconstructing the Nation: African American Political Thought and America's Struggle for Racial Justice, Alex Zamalin

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Wild NYC: Building Biodiversity in Fresh Kills and City Parks, Melissa Zavala

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Mechanisms Of Deadenylation Regulation Under Different Cellular Conditions, Xiaokan Zhang

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Identification and Characterization of Protein Kinase C Substrates in Human Breast Cells, Xin Zhao

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The Effect of Population History on Hominoid Intraspecific Cranial Shape Diversity: Combining Population Genetic and 3D Geometric Morphometric Data, Julia Marie Zichello

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Voir Dire Efficacy In Highly Publicized Criminal Cases, David Zimmerman

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Mind, Media, and Techniques of Remediation in America, 1850-1910, Dominique Zino

Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2013

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Dissociation and Potential Space on the Rorschach as Predictors of Concurrent PTSD and Substance Dependence Treatment Outcomes, Stephen John Anen

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Boronic Acids as Penicillinase Inhibitors, Juan F. Barquero

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Contact-Induced Changes in Word Order and Intonation in the Spanish of New York City Bilinguals, Carolina Barrera-Tobón

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Producing Bodies, Knowledge, and Community in Everyday Civilian Struggle over Surveillance, Michelle C. Billies

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Ideology and Decision Making in School-Based Counseling, Michelle Klein Brenner

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The Lived Experiences of Transition to Adult Healthcare in Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy, Ellen McLaughlin Carroll

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Writing the Visual in "Baroni: un viaje" and Other Recent Work by Sergio Chejfec, Margaret Carson

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The Advantage of Mapping Gentrification with Geographic Information Systems: Comparisons of Three New York City Neighborhoods, 1980 - Present, Chung Chang

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Pathways to High-Lethality Suicide Attempts, Megan Schaffer Chesin

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Teachers Working with Families: Natural Enemies or Necessary Allies?, Kirsten Cole

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The Graying of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Organizational Efforts of Community Service Providers in Adapting Facilities and Programming to Meet the Needs of Older Adults, Donna M. Corrado

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Reflective Functioning and Differentiation-Relatedness During Pregnancy and Infant Attachment Outcomes at One Year, Amy Elizabeth Daley

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Le Bâillonnement de la Révolution haïtienne dans l’imaginaire occidental à travers des textes fictionnels des dix-neuvième et vingtième siècles, Claudy Delné

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Ladakhi Traditional Songs: A Cultural, Musical, and Literary Study, Noe Dinnerstein

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Who Governs the Internet? The Emerging Policies, Institutions, and Governance of Cyberspace, Robert J. Domanski

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MyDigitalFootprint.ORG: Young People and the Proprietary Ecology of Everyday Data, Gregory Thomas Donovan

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The 'Silent Arrival': The Second Wave of the Great Migration and Its Affects on Black New York, 1940-1950, Carla J. Dubose-Simons

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Scaling Food Security: A Political Ecology of Agricultural Policies and Practices in Bukidnon, Philippines, Ryan Ehrhart

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From Property Abandonment to Predatory Equity: Writings on Financialization and Urban Space in New York City, Desiree Justina Fields

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Can We Get Along, Long Enough to Collaborate?, Martha Lucia Garcia

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Hypertension Knowledge, Expectation of Care, Social Support, and Adherence to Prescribed Medications of African Americans with Hypertension Framed by the Roy Adaptation Model, Andrea Maria Grant