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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Love and Revolution: Queer Freedom, Tragedy, Belonging, and Decolonization, 1944 to 1970, Velina Manolova

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Art and War: Republican Propaganda of The Spanish Civil War, Jason Manrique

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Sighs of the German People: An Emotional History of Musical Sigh-Compositions during the Thirty Years War (1618–1648), Thomas Marks

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The Evolution of the Centaur in Italian Renaissance Art: Monster, Healer, Mentor, and Constellation, Trinity Martinez

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Getting the Benefit of the Doubt: The Effect of Randomization Ratio on the Placebo Response, Taiki Matsuura

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The Role of Fluids in Ore Remobilization at the Balmat Zinc Deposit, NY, Peter D. Matt

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Magic Performances: Rituals and Practice in Italian Theatre and Culture, 1520–1650, Erika Mazzer

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Perceptions of Sexual Violence: An Investigation of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Coercion, and Sexting, Jennifer J. McMahon

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Effects of Primary and Secondary Cigarette Smoke on Auditory Function: A Systematic Review, Hilary McManus

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Anxieties of Incorporation: U.S. Territorialization and the Western Imaginary from the Louisiana Purchase to Moby-Dick, Diana Meckley

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The Growing Middle Class and the Absence of Democracy in China, Danni Mei

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Pretargeted Radioimmunotherapy Utilizing the Inverse Electron Demand Diels-Alder Reaction, Rosemery Membreno

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Remembering Vienna: Mapping Oral Histories of Holocaust Survivors from Austria, Katharina Menschick

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Vanishing Leaves: A Study of Walt Whitman Through Location-Based Mobile Technologies, Jesse A. Merandy

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The Ferguson Effect in Contemporary Policing: Assessing Police Officer Willingness to Engage the Public, Christopher Mercado

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The Origins of the Jones Act of Puerto Rico, Stephanie Mercedes

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Affordances in the Work of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick: Pedagogies of Writing, Reading, and Making, T. Meyerhoff

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The Urban Domestic: Homosocial Domesticity, Literature, And Culture in 19th and 20th Century New York City, Krystyna Michael

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Coordination, Collaboration, and Delegation in EU Migration Management, Nicholas R. Micinski

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Characterization of Extracellular Vesicles from Human Diabetic Retinopathy Retinal Tissue in Vitro and from Urine of Human Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy, Jason Mighty

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La vigencia de lo r/Real: la memoria traumática y el relato policial postdictatorial en Argentina y Chile, 1996–2015, Jelena Mihailovic

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Weaving Modern Forms: Fiber Design in the United States, 1939–1959, Sarah Mills

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Articulation of the Japanese Moraic Nasal: Place of Articulation, Assimilation, and L2 Transfer, Ai Mizoguchi

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Dermatoglyphic Measures in Relation to Depressive Symptoms Among Non-Clinical Adolescents and Young Adults, Yosefa A. Modiano

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Impacts of the Erosion of State Funding for Public Higher Education: Longitudinal Case Studies of Four State Systems – California, Georgia, New York and Wisconsin, Meghan M. Moore-wilk

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El caso de Mateo Alemán: La interaccion entre el derecho y la literatura en el informe de la mina de mercurio de Almaden y El Guzman de Alfarache, Cristina Morales Segura

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This Is What a Feminist Tweets Like: "Women's Language" and Styling Activist Identities in a #YesAllWomen Twitter Corpus, Eleanor A. Morikawa

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Demographic Factors as Domains for Adaptation in Linguistic Preprocessing, Sara Morini

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Across Curriculums: A Need for Audiology Instruction for Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Jenna M. Morishita

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HEARING/s: Will in the Carceral Archive, Kayla Morse

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The Interaction of Attention and Memory on the Reorienting Negativity, John C. Moses

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Caring Choices? Supporting and Dreaming with Students in New York City’s Stratifying High School Admissions System, Megan R. Moskop

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Clinical Characteristics and Neuroanatomical Predictors of Acute Antidepressant Outcome for Patients with Comorbid Depression and Mild Cognitive Impairment, Jeffrey N. Motter

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Dance of Exile: The Sakharoffs’ Visual Performances in Montevideo (1935–1948), Pablo Munoz Ponzo

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Improving Measurement and Expanding Meta-Analytic Knowledge: Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary and Early Childhood, Dana M. Murano

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The Role and Regulation of Alternative Polyadenylation in the DNA Damage Response, Michael R. Murphy

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An Investigation of Alkylboron Transmetallation in Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki Reactions, Benjamin Murray

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The Family, Political Theory, and Ideology: A Comparative Study of John Stuart Mill and Friedrich Engels, David M. Murray Jr.

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The "I" of the Artist-Curator, Natalie Musteata

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The Origin of Power in the Need to Cooperate: Parallels Between Political and Economic Power, David Nagy

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Dynamics of the Family lambda tan z^2, Santanu Nandi

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Transforming Through Power: Teachers and the Negotiation of Authority in Schools, Madhu Narayanan

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Critical Visuality: Workshops for the Examination of Media, Aily R. Nash

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Unlearning Don Carlos: Historical and Fictional Elements of Innovation in César Vichard de Saint-Réal’s 'Dom Carlos, nouvelle historique,' Friedrich Schiller’s 'Don Karlos, Infant von Spanien,' and Giuseppe Verdi’s 'Don Carlos', Maria-Cristina Necula

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Chemotaxonomy of Theobroma and Herrania (Malvaceae) and Ilex (Aquifoliaceae) species, Adam Negrin

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What is the Relationship among Team Psychological Safety, Nursing Agency, and Rapid Response System Activation?, Grace Mingsum Ng

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Cyborgs for Environmental Justice: East Asian American Stories from the 1991 People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit, Lisa Ng

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Quantum Uncertainty Reduction (QUR) Theory of Attended Access and Phenomenal Consciousness, Anatoly V. Nichvoloda

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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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Understanding Human Cognitive Control via fMRI Analysis, Xiuyan 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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Effects of Innovations in Health Care Provision and Financing, Hoda Nouri Khajavi

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Essays on the Economic Consequences of Capital Controls, Richard J. Nugent III

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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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Examining Relations between Executive Functions and Decoding: A Meta-analytic Investigation, Teresa Ober

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

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Sedimenting Territory: A Political Geology of Oil, Earth, and Spatial Politics in Turkey, Zeynep Oguz

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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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Promoting Inclusion in a "Struggling School": Supporting Co-Teachers Through Critical Appreciative-Inquiry Based Professional Development, Louis Olander

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Semi-supervised Regression with Generative Adversarial Networks Using Minimal Labeled Data, Greg Olmschenk

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Cyborgean Horizons: Gender, Disability and Technology in Olympic and Paralympic Sport, An Intersectional Approach, Stephanie O'Neill

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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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Imagining Africa: An Analysis of Tropes and Motifs in Turn of the Century Black Music, Shane Ortale

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A Deep-er Practice for Educators: Reflecting, Unpacking and Confronting Racism through Critical Performative Pedagogy, Natalia Ortiz

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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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Lead and Arsenic Contamination in Urban Soils in New York City, Anna Paltseva

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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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Illicit Psychoactive Medication Use: Experiences of Medicalization and Normalization, Mark Pawson

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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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Prepositional Phrase Attachment Ambiguities in Declarative and Interrogative Contexts: Oral Reading Data, Tyler J. Peckenpaugh

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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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Structure and Function of Dopamine in the Inner Ear and Auditory Efferent System of a Vocal Fish, Jonathan T. Perelmuter

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Neurogenesis is Altered Between and Across Brain Regions After Neurodegeneration and Injury, Alice Perez

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Chamber Music, Cyclic Form, and the Ideal of the Absolute in French Music and Literature, 1890–1918, Naomi Perley

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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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Johann Nauwach's Teütscher Villanellen: A Critical Performance Edition with Performance Practice Commentary, Christopher Pfund

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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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Diet, Inflammation, Gut Microbiome, and Mental Health, Ashley R. Polokowski

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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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Some Non-Human Languages of Thought, Nicolas J. Porot

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Music Making in Iran: Developments Between the Sixteenth and Late Nineteenth Centuries, Amir Hosein Pourjavady

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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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To See Again: Vision And Revelation in American Poetics, Emily C. Raabe

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How We Act Together, Matthew Rachar