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).

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 Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects by Program page.

Follow


Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2021

PDF

Plainchant Accompaniment and Modal Harmony in Nineteenth-Century France, Ruka Shironishi

PDF

Acoustic Changes Following Clear Speech Intervention, Polina Shuminsky

PDF

Contributions of Reward Identity and Time Prediction Errors to Pavlovian Learning, Daniel B. Siegel

PDF

A Discursive Geography of Repair: Exploring Regional and National Claims for Reparative Justice in the Caribbean, Zaira S. Simone

PDF

Essays on Communication, Shawn M. Simpson

PDF

The Painter and His Poets: Paul Gauguin and Interartistic Exchange, Aaron Slodounik

PDF

The Federalist Papers' Account of Human Nature, Jeffrey P. Smith

PDF

Informed Consent: Foundations and Applications, Joanna Smolenski

PDF

Negotiated Access: Haccessibility, Autonomy, and Infrastructure in the Age of the Abstraction, Patrick Smyth

PDF

Microstructural Characteristics of Deformed Quartz Under Non-Steady-State Conditions, Hamidreza Soleymani

PDF

Poems of Debate and Praise: Women as Published Authors in Sixteenth-Century France, Anna Soo-Hoo

PDF

Alcohol And Its Long-Term Effects On Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review, Talia Sowalsky

PDF

Detection and Morphological Analysis of Novel Russian Loanwords, Yulia Spektor

PDF

Pedagogy and Love: Preservice Teacher Perspectives, Eleni Stellatos

PDF

Factors Associated with Health-Promoting Behaviors of Adult Protective Service Workers and Professionals Who Support Vulnerable Adults, Cynthia Sterling-Fox

PDF

Performing Empowerment: Children's Rights and Musical Participation in Dakar, Senegal, Lynne Stillings

PDF

Fighting Words: Slurs, Semantics, and the Law, Richard Stillman

PDF

The Victims’ Voices: A Routine Activity Approach to Jail and Prison Victimization, Victor St. John

PDF

Examining Probation and Judicial Adherence to the NYC Disposition Matrix, Susruta Sudula

PDF

Information Justice: The Histories and Futures of Technology and Social Categories, Patrick Sweeney

PDF

Characteristics of Non-Residential (Commuter) Colleges and Factors Affecting Bachelor’s Degree Completion in a Non-Residential College, Sangdong Tak

PDF

Intent to Stay, Moral Distress, and Nurse Practice Environment Among Long-Term Care Nurses, Amil Tan

PDF

Young People’s Perception of Opportunities to Participate in Democratic Governance, Jennifer Nga Yu Tang

PDF

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Self-Assemblies in Nature and Nanotechnology, Phu Khanh Tang

PDF

Towards Automated Software Evolution of Data-Intensive Applications, Yiming Tang

PDF

Optimization of Materials for Magnetic Refrigeration and Thermomagnetic Power Generation, Anthony N. Tantillo

PDF

Understanding the Influence of Zinc on Grain Cadmium Accumulation and Bioaccessibility in Rice, Michael A. Tavarez

PDF

Developing Supramolecular Tripeptides with Sequence Tunable Visible Absorbance and Emission, Mona Tayarani Najjaran

PDF

Baccio del Bianco at the Court of Spain: Early Modern Scenic Design in Context, Pamela Thielman

PDF

Cross-sectional Variation of Stock Options Behavior, Meng Tian

PDF

Essays in Applied Microeconomics, Laxman Timilsina

PDF

The Making of an Avant-gardist: A Study of Rafael Aponte-Ledée’s Early Life and Works (1957–1966), Noel Torres-Rivera

PDF

Computational Representation of Russian Aspectual Morphology with a Focus on Perfective Prefixation, Natalia Tyulina

PDF

Cell Cycle Progression Effects of Albumin, Sharmeen Uddin

PDF

The Influence of Text on Coherence of Story Retells, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary Acquisition, and Eye Gaze: A Computer-Based Story Telling Task with Eye Tracking, Nicholas J. Ullrich III

PDF

Mother’s Understanding of the Newborn Infant Hearing Screening (NIHS) and the Audiologist’s Role in Healthy Hearing, Chaya T. Ungar

PDF

Countersexuality in Times of Neomachismo: Representations of Gender in Contemporary Spanish Performance (1988–2019), Mara I. Valderrama

PDF

Tools and Strategies for the Patterning of Bioactive Molecules and Macromolecules, Daniel J. Valles

PDF

Diffraction-Based Studies of Magneto- and Baro-Caloric Materials, Steven P. Vallone

PDF

Own Your Politics: The Entanglement of Resistance and the Luxury Fashion Industry, Brent A. Van Horne

PDF

Discursos institucionales y manuales de texto de la American Association of Teachers of Spanish (1912–1944): Un estudio de la historia política de la enseñanza del español en Estados Unidos, Inés Vañó García

PDF

The Role of Estrogen Receptor Alpha in Regulating Messenger RNA 3’ End Processing and Controlling Gene Expression in Breast Cancer Cells, Sophia Varriano

PDF

Development of an LCMS Analytical Method with Applicability to Determination of Trace Level Explosives in Environmental Waters, Cristina I. Veresmortean

PDF

The Role of Authoritarianism in the 2020 Election, Brandon Vigil

PDF

The LinkNYC Kiosk: Phone Booths, Urban Culture, and the Neoliberal Dream for New York City, Michael A. Villanova

PDF

Predictors of Lexical Accessibility of Common and Proper Nouns in Older Age: Evidence from the Tip-of-the-Tongue State, Amy Victoria Vogel-Eyny

PDF

Emulating the "Country Fiddler": A Performance Analysis of Fiddle Parodies and Impressions in Charles Ives's Second Violin Sonata, Emily Vold Weiss

PDF

Which Way South? A Chronicle of the Autoworkers’ Ill-Fated Quest for a Land Route from Detroit to Chattanooga (with a Brief Sojourn in Germany), Abraham Walker

PDF

Compromised Values: Charlotte Posenenske, 1966–Present, Ian Wallace

PDF

Applying Deep Learning on Financial Sentiment Analysis, Cuiyuan Wang

PDF

New Chinese Music in New York City: From Revival to Musical Transnationalism, Serena Yiai Wang

PDF

Nation(s) and Narrative(s) in Forms of Chinese Culture, Angela Chun Ling Wei

PDF

How Psychotherapists Practice In the Digital Era, Josh Weinstein

PDF

Insights into Leptopilina Spp. Immune-Suppressive Strategies Using Mixed-omics and Molecular Approaches, Brian Wey

PDF

Who Pays? New York State Political Donor Matching with Machine Learning, Annalisa Wilde

PDF

What Do You Think She’s Gonna Do With a Set of Real Claws?: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Onscreen Portrayals of Women Werewolves, Ashleigh K. Williams

PDF

From the Voices of Five African American Teenage Girls: Demystifying the Role of Stress in School, Selena M. Williams-Yii

PDF

The Ambiguity of Diversity: How Parents Understand and React to School Desegregation Efforts, Adam Wilson

PDF

Enhanced Platinum (II) Drug Delivery for Anti-cancer Therapy, Marek T. Wlodarczyk

PDF

What We Owe to Our Audience: The Hermeneutical Responsibility of Fiction Creators, Kathryn Wojtkiewicz

PDF

Teaching Choral Music of the African Diaspora in the United States: Toward a “Living Black History”, H. Roz Woll

PDF

Progress Narratives in Trans Internationalism: Surveying a Collected Archive of the Global Trans Movement, 2008–2018, Flora P. Wolpert Checknoff

PDF

Essays on How Cultural Factors Affect the Sentiment and Behavior of Financial Market Participants, Runze Wu

PDF

Gay for English: Postcolonial In(queer)ies into Contemporary Hindi Cinema, Hardik R. Yadav

PDF

Refugee Higher Education and Participatory Action Research Methods: Lessons Learned from the Field, Hadas Yanay

PDF

The Compressed Modernity of Legalizing Same-sex Marriage in Taiwan: Digital Activism, Human Rights Discourse, and Intertwined Sexual, Political and National Identities, Jyun-Jie Yang

PDF

Three Essays on Spatial Econometrics: the Matrix Exponential Spatial Specification, Ye Yang

PDF

The Role of Placental Genes on Intellectual Disability and Developmental Delay, Maedot A. Yidenk

PDF

Institutions, State Capacity, and Intra-State Conflict: Evidence from a Decade-Long Civil War in Nepal, Nishant Yonzan

PDF

From Psychology to Phylogeny: Bridging Levels of Analysis in Cultural Evolution, Mason Youngblood

PDF

Contracting in Direct Asset Sales, Xin Yuan

PDF

Place Branding as a Mode of Urban Governance and Verticalisation: The Case of Tokyo and New York, Z. Ruya Yuksel

PDF

The Hamite Must Die! The Legacy of Colonial Ideology in Rwanda, Awa Princess E. Zadi

PDF

Targeting AMPA Receptor Modulation during Early Life Adversity: A Mediator for Threat Associated Memories, Roseanna M. Zanca

PDF

Novel Hybrid Resampling Algorithms for Parallel/Distributed Particle Filters, Xudong Zhang

PDF

The Emotional Illusion of Music: Contemporary Western Musical Aesthetics in Dialogue with Ancient Eastern Philosophy, Yin Zhang

PDF

Monte Carlo, Molecular Dynamics and Network Analysis of The Gramicidin Water Channel and Proton Transfer Pathways to QB in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers, Yingying Zhang

PDF

Essays on Economic Uncertainty and Housing Market in China, Humenghe Zhao

PDF

Automated Code Engine for Tensor HyperContraction: Derivation, Optimization and Implementation of Rank-reduced Coupled Cluster Theories, Yao Zhao

PDF

Anti-Cancer Effects by Interleukin 24, Xuelin Zhong

PDF

Essays on Investor Sentiment, Media, and Trading, Changyun Zhou

PDF

Instrumentalizing the Past: The Politics of Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Poland, Jonathan Zisook

PDF

Evolution and Development of the Seed Coat in Gymnosperms, Cecilia Zumajo

PDF

How Frustration Impacts the Relationship Between Potential for Child Physical Abuse Perpetration and Emotion Processing, Amanda L. Zwilling

PDF

Daily Benefits of Leader Dogs in Addition to Medical Treatment For Individuals With Usher Syndrome: A Case Study, Samantha H. Zwolan

Dissertations/Theses/Capstones from 2020

PDF

Production, not Dependence: The Metaphysics of Causation and its Role in Explanation, Responsibility, and the Law, Yuval Abrams

PDF

In Search of Trojan Horses: The United Nations Culture War, Patricia Ackerman

PDF

Essays in Macroeconomics of Emerging Markets, Miguel Acosta Henao

PDF

Measuring Preschool Parents’ Attitudes Towards Science: Development and Psychometric Evaluation of a Parent Version of the Dimension of Attitudes Towards Science Instrument., Alexandra E. Adair

PDF

If It Wasn’t for the Women: An Exploration of Works by Renita Weems, Wil Gafney, & Kelly Brown Douglas, Charlene Adams

PDF

Symmetric Rigidity for Circle Endomorphisms with Bounded Geometry and Their Dual Maps, John Adamski

PDF

The Racial Position Model as a Framework to Understand Friendship Formation between Latinx Americans and Other Racial Minorities, Darren Agboh

PDF

Traditions and Transformations in the Work of Adál: Surrealism, El sainete, and Spanglish, Margarita J. Aguilar

PDF

Después del exilio: El regreso y el retorno en la autoficción latinoamericana del siglo XXI, Joan C. Aguirre

PDF

Elucidating the Role of APL-1, the C. elegans Ortholog of the Human Amyloid Precursor Protein, Adanna G. Alexander

PDF

Building Baghdad: The Construction of Urban Space in Iraq, 1921–1963, Andrew S. Alger

PDF

Mandated to Report: The Role of the Nationalist Press in Reporting Zionist Land Expropriation and Labor Conquest in Palestine During the 1930s, Walaa AlGhussein

PDF

Shock and Awe, Sectarianism, and Violence in Iraq Post-2003, Sarim Al-Rawi

PDF

Popular Education in the Civil Rights Movement: Bridging Depth and Scale, Amanda Altman

PDF

Glotopolítica de la Desigualdad: Ideologías del Mapudungun y el Español en Chile (2009–2019), Gabriel E. Alvarado Pavez