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 2017

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Recreational Music Exposure and Music-Induced Hearing Loss: A Systematic Literature Review, Carolyn Lindenbaum

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Making the Gigantic Suburban Residential Complex in Beijing: Political Economy Processes and Everyday Life in the 2010s, Pengfei Li

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Computational Investigation of the Pore Formation Mechanism of Beta-Hairpin Antimicrobial Peptides, Richard Lipkin

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Trump’s “America First” Trade Policy and the Politics of U.S. International Investment Agreements, Jesse Liss

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Olfactory Receptor Antagonism in the OR-I7 Aldehyde Receptor and the Mammalian Olfactory System, Min Ting Liu

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Cruising Borders, Unsettling Identities: Toward a Queer Diasporic Asian America, Wen Liu

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Fabrication and Applications of Multifunctional Superhydrophobic Surfaces Based on Surface Chemistry and Morphology, Yang Liu

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Physical Mechanisms and Biological Consequences of Voltage-gated Sodium Channel Modulation by FHF Proteins, Yue Liu

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Archaeology of Void Spaces, Cory Look

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Like A Natural Woman - Black Women’s Theatre Aesthetics: Agency & Resistance on the Chitlin’ Circuit, Adrienne R. Lotson

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Surplus Consumption, Habit Utility and Moody Investors, Jun Lou

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The Relationships Among Different Traits of Masculinity and Intimate Partner Violence, Jennifer E. Loveland

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El Spill de Jaume Roig. Estudio de relaciones semióticas con la picaresca, Raul Macias Cotano

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Cognitive and Affective Control Deficits in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Melissa-Ann Mackie

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Queering Addiction, TaraRose Macuch

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Why Do Negative Employment Outcomes for Workers with Disabilities Persist?: Investigating the Effects of Human Capital, Social Capital, and Discrimination, Martine Maculaitis

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Body Size Regulation via BMP Signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans, Uday Madaan

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Affective Afterlives: An Ethnography of Activism Between Movements, Manissa Maharawal

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Elogio del amateur: Traducción y resistencia en la era del Panamericanismo (EE.UU. 1889-1945), Maria Soledad Marambio Castro

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Latino/a Adolescents and Young Adults Coping with Parental Cancer within a Cultural Context, Amanda Mia Marin-Chollom

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A Study of Nikolai Medtner's Compositional Technique: Form and Narrative in Tales, Oliver H. Markson

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Vim Parat: Patterns of Sexualized Violence, Victim-Blaming, and Sororophobia in Ovid, Melissa Marturano

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Pirandello Proto-Modern: A New Reading of L’Esclusa, Bradford Masoni

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Stereospecific Electrophilic Fluorination of Alkylcarbastannatrane Reagents, Xinghua Ma

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The Effects of Tilted Magnetic Fields on Quantum Transport in 2D Electron Systems, William A. Mayer

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Dominance & Survivance: Urban Latino Communities and Education in Racial Neoliberal Urbanism, Edwin Mayorga

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Creating an Unbroken Line of Becoming in Live Music Performance, Bonnie B. McAlvin

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Exhibitions of Outsider Art Since 1947, Christina McCollum

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Mónica Mayer: Translocality and the Development of Feminist Art in Contemporary Mexico, Alberto McKelligan Hernandez

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Post-transcriptional Regulation of the Drosophila Anterior Determinant, Bicoid, John McLaughlin

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Beyond the Biological: William Beebe, the Bronx Zoo, and U.S. Biological Field Stations in British Guiana, Katherine F. McLeod

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A Survey of Athenian Block Grants of Citizenship, Mary Jean E. McNamara

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A Whole New Wurld? How Unusual Brand Name Spelling Negatively Affects Sensory Perceptions of New Products Through Cognitive and Affective Processing, Ann E. McNeel

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Potential Modifications to Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Anderson-Fabry Disease, Mariam Meghdari

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Modulation of Spasticity by Trans-Spinal Direct Current Stimulation in Animals with Spinal Cord Injury, Wagdy Mekhael

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Methods and Professionals Involved in Evaluating Postural Control in the Autism Spectrum Disorder Population: A Systematic Review, Christina Melora

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Decomposing Time Effect on Valuation and Choice, Yan Meng

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Lipid Sensing by Mammalian Target of Rapamycin, Deepak Menon

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The Effects of Parametrically Manipulating the Ratio of Complimentary to Constructive Feedback Statements on Performance, Amanda Mentzer

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Cyber Counterproductive Work Behaviors: Measurement, Prediction, and Means for Reduction, Brittany K. Mercado

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The Under-Explored Role of Tiredness in Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk-Taking Among Gay and Bisexual Men, Brett M. Millar

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A Political Ecology of Information: Media and The Dilemma of State Power in China, Michael L. Miller

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Hatred Simmering in the Melting Pot: Hate Crime in New York City, 1995-2010, Colleen E. Mills

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On Subcomplete Forcing, Kaethe B. Minden

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"Marie Manje La Pom Nan." Examining the Cognitive Process of Restructuring and Advantage Selection in the Definite Article System in Haitian Creole Among U.S. Born Heritage Speakers of Haitian Creole, Marie-Michelle Monéreau-Merry

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Motivating Morphological Constituents: A Learning-Based Analysis of Hebrew, Navajo, and Spanish, Ignacio Lorenzo Montoya

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Optical Forces Generated by Plasmonic Nanostructures, Matthew A. Moocarme

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Desisting in Prison: Myth and the Council for Unity Model, Kevin Moran

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Hearing Related Concerns Among Parkinson’s Patients and Their Care Partners, Samantha Morgan

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Dark Stars of the Evening: Performing African American Citizenship and Identity in Germany, 1890-1920, Kristin L. Moriah

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The Relationship Between Clinical Teaching Effectiveness and Emotional Intelligence in Clinical Nurse Faculty in Pre-licensure Baccalaureate Programs in New York State, Caroline K. Mosca

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The Short Story and the Photographic: Twentieth-Century Imagetexts In and Of the Americas, Lucienne Muller

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Clemence of Barking and Valdes of Lyon: Two Contemporaneous Examples of Innovation in the Twelfth Century, Lisa Murray

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Stayin' Alive: Transnational Sanctuary and Insurgency, Matthew Murray

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Genealogy of the Concept of "Hate Crime": The Cultural Implications of Legal Innovation and Social Change, Roslyn Myers

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Theatre Translation as Historiography: Projections of Greek Self-Identity Through English Translations During the European Crisis, Maria Mytilinaki

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Denial: A Sociological Theory, Christina Nadler

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Past Peer Victimization Experiences and Current Psychological Well-being and Ethnic Identity Among South Asian College Students, Rejitha Nair

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Pharmacological Antagonism and the Olfactory Code, Mihwa Na

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Max Kowalski's Japanischer Frühling: A Song Collection from the Period of the Jewish Cultural Alliance in Nazi Germany, Nils Neubert

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Black Models Matter: Challenging the Racism of Aesthetics and the Facade of Inclusion in the Fashion Industry, Scarlett L. Newman

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Social Work Students' Endorsement of Recovery-Oriented Principles and Practices When Working with Consumers Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness, Jennifer M. Nikou

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Exploring the Relationship between Sequence Learning, Motor Coordination, and Language Development, Rita Obeid

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The Expansion of the Mandarin Mind, Tyler Okney

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Do Spellings of Words and Phonemic Awareness Training Facilitate Vocabulary Learning in Preschoolers?, Robin O'Leary

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An Examination of the Needham Question: Why Didn't China Have a Scientific Revolution Considering Its Early Scientific Accomplishments?, Rebecca L. Olerich

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Things We Dare Not See: Media Revisions of Incestuous Relationships, Mattheus M. Oliveira

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Structural and Biochemical Studies of the DNA Replication Initiation Mechanism of the Second Chromosome of Vibrio cholerae, Natalia Orlova

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Toward a Reoriented Radicalism: Black Marxism and Orientalism, Alexandros Orphanides

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Ecology, Evolution, and Sexual Selection in the Invasive, Globally Distributed Small Indian Mongoose (Urva auropunctata), M. Aaron Owen

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Between Speech & Song: Clarifying the Sprechstimme of Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire, Sara M. Paar

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The Recycling GTPase, RAB-10, Regulates Autophagy Flux in Caenorhabditis elegans, Nicholas J. Palmisano

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Naturally-Derived Molecular Ensembles in Medicine, Materials Science and Evolutionary Biology: An Interdisciplinary Study, Silvio Panettieri

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Trypanosome Lytic Factor Mediated Immunity Against Leishmania sp., Jyoti Pant

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Desire, Curiosity, and the Search for Truth in Proust, Moreno, and Bechdel, Santiago Parga Linares

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Three Essays on Inequality in the United States, Gowun Park

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Masculinity and Disproportionate Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System: Findings from a Select Sample of Low-Income Black Males in New York City, Michael G. Pass

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Therapeutic Exploitation of Metabolic Checkpoints In Cancer Cells, Deven S. Patel

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Constructing Music of Rebellion in the Triumphant Empire: Punk Rock in the 1990s United States, David Pearson

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An Examination of Therapeutic Alliance During Prolonged Exposure in the Treatment of a Comorbid PTSD and SUD Population, Annelisa Pedersen

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Procedural Justice for Youth: Discrepancies in the Provision of Defense Counsel for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Emily K. Pelletier

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Critical Play: Agency, Interdependency, and Intersectionality in an Early Childhood Classroom, Maria Persons

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Thresholds of Atrocity: Liberal Violence and the Politics of Moral Vision, Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton

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Individual Levels of Bias and Immigration Policies in the United States: A Test and Extension of the Dual Processing Model of Bias, Lorraine Phillips

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Housing Market Liquidity and the Effect on Unemployment in the United States: An Application to the U.S. Housing Market, Isolating Regional Housing Market Liquidity and the Associated Effect on Unemployment, Lindsey M. Piegza

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Cortical Thickness Abnormalities Within the Salience and Reward Networks in Older Depressed Adults with Apathy, Monique A. Pimontel

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Becoming Ghosts: The Public Veiling of Puerto Ricans in New York City, Samantha Pina Saghera

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Encountering Place, Pedagogy, and Culture: Study Abroad and Experiential Learning in Morocco and Indonesia, Jennifer M. Pipitone

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Feature Selection From Large Acoustic Feature Sets in Computational Paralinguistics, Dara Pir

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The Role of Dietary Highly Unsaturated n-3 Fatty Acids in Northern Quahogs, Mercenaria mercenaria, Through Decreasing Temperature, Sixto E. Portilla

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Open Source Micro Diplomas: New Credentials for New Learning, Jack F. Powers

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Social Media Use and Media Literacy in Relation to Adolescents' Understanding of the Internet, Kasey L. Powers

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Climate-Driven Habitat Shifts in South America: Biogeography, Historical Demography, and Population Genomics of Anole Lizards, Ivan Prates

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Genre, Representation, and Memory in Spanish Civil War Texts by Women from Spain and the United States, Jennifer Prince

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Syntax and Semantics of Perceptual Representation, James K. Quilty-Dunn

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Approximation Algorithms for Effective Team Formation, George Rabanca

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Merchandise, Promotion, and Accessibility: Keith Haring’s Pop Shop, Amy L. Raffel

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Smita Patil: Fiercely Feminine, Lakshmi Ramanathan

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Stress as a Cultural Tool in Higher Education, Nadia Ramjit

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Washington Square Park: Struggles and Debates over Urban Public Space, Anna Rascovar