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).

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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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Using Transfer Learning in Network Markets, Kai Cai

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An Exposition and Analysis of Kant’s Account of Sublimity, Paulina Simone Calistru

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The Effects of Language Background and Foreign Accent on Listening Comprehension, Sita Carraturo

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Reimagining the Flute Masterclass: Case Studies Exploring Artistry, Authority, and Embodiment, Sarah Carrier

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The Transformation of Women's Roles in Fashion in Eighteenth-Century France: Femininity, Fashion, and Frivolity in Fiction, Christine M. Carter

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A New and Unsettling Force: Information Technology, Popular Education and the Movement to End Poverty, Christopher Caruso

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You Can’t Eat Altruism: Searching for Workplace Democracy at New York City’s Nonprofits, Celia Castellan

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CK2 Negatively Regulates 5-HT4 Receptor Signaling in the Prefrontal Cortex and Mediates Depression-like Behaviors, Julia Castello Saval

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The Ladies' Garment Worker Speaks Volumes for the Woman Worker and Writer, Carolyn J. Cei

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Italian/Americans and the American Racial System: Contadini to Settler Colonists?, Stephen J. Cerulli

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One-Dimensional Excited Random Walk with Unboundedly Many Excitations Per Site, Omar Chakhtoun

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‘Its Something You Do Bro’: Language and Identity on a Male Erotic Hypnosis Messageboard, Eric Chambers

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The Subject of the Novel: Aphra Behn, Charlotte Brontë, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Samuel Beckett, Jin Chang

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Mandarin Assessment in Chinese-English Bilingual Preschoolers, Jennifer A. Chard

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MEN SET ON FIRE. Algernon Sidney & John Adams: Remodeling Anglo-American Republicanism, Deborah B. Charnoff

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An In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of the Anticancer Potential of Resveratrol and Pterostilbene Against HPV-E6 Positive Cancers, Kaushiki Chatterjee

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Recognition by Flickering Components: The Effect of Temporal Modulation on Image Recognition, Alla Chavarga

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Working Lives: Artistic Solidarity in Revolutionary Peru (1960–1980), Jose R. Chavarry

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Shapes and Transitions of the Interest Rate Term Structure, Biwei Chen

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The Determining Factors of the Self-Assembly of Collagen Mimetic Peptide, Fangfang Chen

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Employment Duration and Attrition of Federal and State Inspectors General in the United States, Frank Chen

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Baroque Pianism: Perspectives on Playing Baroque Keyboard Music on the Piano, with Emphasis on Bach’s Fugues in the Well-Tempered Clavier, Chih-tung Cheng

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“Americans All”: The American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, Immigrants' Rights, and Defending the Constitution Under the Red Scare, Michelle Chen

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Sexual Violation, Feminism, and Foucault: Against a Confessional Politics of Truth, Amber M. Chiacchieri

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Examining the Effects of a Multi-Component Neurocognitive Intervention for School-Aged Children with Co-Occurring ADHD and Reading Difficulties, Alyssa L. Chimiklis

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Eugenics in the 21st Century, Jessica Linn Chin

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Humoring Violations: Uncanny Humor in Victorian Sensation Fiction, Christine Choi

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Intergenerational Teenage Motherhood: Memory and Material Culture, Aspen Christian

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Sounds of Alter-destiny and Ikonoklast Panzerist Fabulations, Mette Christiansen

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Exhibition Catalog on Rediscovering the Fashion of Hanboks and Kimonos: The Tale of Kisaengs and Geishas, Sylvia Chung

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Clothing the Black Body in Slavery: What They Wore and How it Was Made, Wanett I. Clyde

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The Effects of An Educational Intervention for Caregivers on Their Knowledge of Child Sleep and Child Sleep Behavior, Rachel Cohen

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Translingual Rhetoric, Lucas Corcoran

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Imagined Futures: Feminist Science Studies in an Era of Climate Change Denial, Emily K. Crandall

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Testimonios in Liminal Spaces: Puerto Rican Women Living in Extended-Stay and Shelter Hotels in New York City After Hurricane Maria, Jessica Crespo

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Essays on Applied Machine Learning for Implied Volatility Interpolation and Artificial Counterfactuals, Pablo A. Crespo

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"He Who is Conscious of the Bright but Keeps to the Dark": The Fame and Legacy of Jack Kerouac, Regina Crotser

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Human Capital: The Moral and Political Economy of Northeastern Abolitionism, 1763–1833, Michael Crowder

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Challenges in Measuring Firearm Prevalence: A Test of Cook's Index Across The Rural–Urban Continuum, Noah R. Cypher

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Coulomb Excitation and Transport Properties of Monolayer Graphene and the alpha-T3 Lattice, Dipendra Dahal

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Cosmopolitan Democracy: Re-evaluation of Globalization and World Economic System, Muhammad Dalhatu

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The Body and Its Signifiers: Bodily Depictions in Niccolò de’ Conti and Odorico da Pordenone, Antonella Dalla Torre

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The Social Cost of Pain: Rejection Sensitivity, Social Rejection, and Cannabis Use in Young Adults, Naomi Dambreville

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Relational Processes in Support-Related Communication Among Young Adults with Cancer, Kathleen Darabos

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The Measure of a Man: A Critical Methodology for Investigating Essentialist Beliefs about Sexual Orientation Categories in Japan and the United States, Brian R. Davis

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A Study of Factors Influencing Hiring Decisions in the Context of Ban the Box Policies, Ronald F. Day

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The Difficulties of Filming Syrian Refugee Populations Living in Jordan: Obstacles to Objectivity and Accuracy in Reporting, Thaddeus E. DeCaprio

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Novel Biobehavioral Methods for Assessing the Anxiety-Related Attention Bias, Samantha Denefrio

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The Development and Validation of an Ideal Point Measure of Work Engagement, Michael M. DeNunzio

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Re-Defining Gender and Sexuality in West African Theatre: Women Artists, Feminist Representations, and Same-Sex Desire in the Twenty-First Century Theatre of Benin, Burkina Faso, and Togo, Heather J. Denyer

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Control of Energy Transfer and Molecular Energetics using Photonic Nanostructures, Rahul Deshmukh

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Meaning Beyond Words: A Musical Analysis of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming, Javier Diaz

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Neural Correlates of Automatic Emotional Processing and Emotion Regulation in Empathy and Psychopathy-Related Coldheartedness, Danielle diFilipo

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Internal Displacement in the United States: A Result of Climate Change and U.S. Policy, Ahmad T. Diop

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Examining Financial Stress and Coping Among U.S. Cancer Patients and Survivors: Quantitative Analyses of Survey Data., Meredith J. Doherty

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The Past is Never Dead: Amorphous Time in Jean-Luc Godard's Notre Musique, Anthony E. Dominguez

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A Series of Acts that Disappear: The Valparaíso School’s Ephemeral Architectures, 1952–1982, Elizabeth Rose Donato

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Development of Highly Efficient Catalyst and Reactions for Organic Synthesis: Monophosphine-Coordinated Palladacycle Complexes for Cross-Coupling Reactions/Polymerizations, Jie Dong

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Youth Voice and the Promise and Peril of Affirmative Governmentality: An Analysis of New York City’s Borough Student Advisory Councils, Hillary R. Donnell

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Broadway Bodies: Casting, Stigma, and Difference in Broadway Musicals Since "A Chorus Line" (1975), Ryan Donovan

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Systematics of Carex section Laxiflorae (Cyperaceae), Jenna Dorey

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A Credible Fear: The Politics of Gang Violence in the Northern Triangle, Jane E. Dowd

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Wolf Packs: U.S. Carceral Logics and the Case of the New Jersey Four, LeiLani Dowell

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Contested Development: A Poor People's Movement for a Better Los Angeles, 1960–2018, Deshonay R. Dozier

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Reclaiming the Musical Burlesque: A Reconstruction of the 1855 Musical Score to John Brougham’s Po-Ca-Hon-Tas: Or, The Gentle Savage, Christopher Drobny

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A Living Experience of Feeling Listened To: A Parsesciencing Inquiry, Teodora Duarte-Quilao

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A Study of the Impact of the Physical Properties of Blood on the Interpretation of Bloodstain Patterns in Forensic Investigations, Ira S. DuBey

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Refusing White Privacy, Olivia Dunbar

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Refracting Immigration Rhetoric: The Struggle to Define Identity, Place and Nation in Southern Arizona, Emily Duwel

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A Volitional Theory of Aesthetic Value, John Dyck

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Characterization of Early Biofilm Formation and Physiology in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Kelly Eckenrode

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Assessment of Third Wave Therapy Assumptions about the Relation between Emotional Schemas and Psychoemotional Functioning, Emily Rachel Edwards

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Internal and External Attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Tehila Eilam-Stock

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Conceptions of Modern Egyptian Childhood During the Period of the “Liberal Experiment” in Egypt, 1922–1952: A Comparative Study of Taha Hussein’s, “An Egyptian Childhood,” and Sayyid Qutb’s, “A Child from the Village”, Nora Elgabalawy

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New Factor Structure Models and Idiosyncratic Volatility, Ossama Elhadary

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Preclinical Evaluation of Gold-Based Chemotherapeutic Candidates for the Treatment of Metastatic Renal Cancer, Benelita Elie

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İbne, Gey, Lubunya: A Queer Critique of LGBTI+ Discourses in the New Cinema of Turkey, Azmi Mert Erdem

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Emotion Processing Deficits in Psychopathy: Does Cueing to Relevant Facial Features Increase Cognitive and Emotional Empathy?, Shawn E. Fagan

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Systems Analysis of Faculty Hiring Process Within Academia, Nicole P. Farrell

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Added Interpretive Centers at U.S. War Memorials and the Reframing of National History, Jennifer K. Favorite

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Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the US-Mexico Borderlands, 1978-1992, Nadiah Rivera Fellah

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Just Borders: The Foundations of Immigration Policy, Cody Fenwick

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Sequential Discrimination Between Non-Orthogonal Quantum States, Dov L. Fields

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The Music in His Words: The Art of Sound and Folk in Louis Armstrong’s Manuscript for Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans, “The Armstrong Story”, Adriana C. Filstrup

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Revolutionary Affinities: Democracy and Revolution in Hannah Arendt’s Portrait of Rosa Luxemburg, Matthew P. Finck

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Oldowan Tool Behaviors Through Time on the Homa Peninsula, Kenya, Emma M. Finestone

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Visualizing the Decline of the Corset Business, Iris Finkel

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Black Women at Work in Corrections in the Era of Mass Incarceration: Documenting Demographic Changes in the New York City Department of Correction, Carolyn Fisher

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The Incorporated Hornist: Instruments, Embodiment, and the Performance of Music, M. Elizabeth Fleming

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Afro-Cuba Transnational: Recordings and the Mediation of Afro-Cuban Traditional Music, Johnny Frias

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Neighborhood Ecology and Recidivism: A Case Study in NYC, Sarah Picard Fritsche

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Presidential Power: Assessing the Unitary Executive as the Strongest Determinant of Presidential Success, Maxwell J. Fuerderer

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Essays on New Keynesian Term Premium Model with Financial Risks, Weiguo Fu

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The Novelist and the Nun: Two Sisters, One Bond, Kathleen J. Gaffney

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Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Iodine-124 Labeled Nucleoside Analogs as Pet Imaging Agents to Predict Response to Gemcitabine Therapy, Kishore Kumar Gangangari

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Context Dependent Roles of MDMX (MDM4) and MDM2 in Breast Cancer Proliferation and Circulating Tumor Cells, Chong Gao

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Desde el margen: Teatro alterno y comunidades hispanas de Nueva York, 1997–2017, Pablo D. García Gámez

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The Role of the Direct and Indirect Basal Ganglia Pathways in the Learning, Performance, and Goal-Directed Control of Action Sequences, Eric Garr

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Poems to Open Palms: Praise Performance and the State in the Sultanate of Oman, Bradford J. Garvey

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The Musical World of Joseph Rumshinsky’s Mamele, D. A. Geller