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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Making Sense of Missing Sessions: Attendance Patterns in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorder Treatments, Margaret Rauen

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A Conceptualization of the Body in Psychodynamic and Body-Based Psychotherapies: Areas of Overlap and Possibilities for Integration, Aleksandra Rayska

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Region, Nation and Gastronomy: Regionalism in Gastronomic Texts of the Early 20th Century (1900-1939), Lauren Reches

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The Nature of Introspection, Adriana Renero

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Re-visualizing Care: Teachers' Invisible Labor in Neoliberal Times, Victoria G. Restler

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Sacralizar lo efímero: Configuración del amante y el amado en Luis Cernuda y César Moro, Lena R. Retamoso Urbano

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Brief and Extended Experimental Analysis of Spelling Deficits, Kimberly Reyes-Giordano

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Jazz and Recording in the Digital Age: Technology, New Media, and Performance in New York and Online, Dean S. Reynolds

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Dancing Silhouettes: Lotte Reiniger's The Adventures of Prince Achmed: A Critical Study, Maria N. Rhodes

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Cochlear Implantation in Adults with Neurofibromatosis Type II: Outcomes, Benefits, and Limitations, Lydia Riehl

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“Just Get it Done”: How the New York City High School Admissions Process is Re-defining the Work & Identities of Professionals in Screened High School-Programs, Heather Rippeteau

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Women in the Workplace: The Impact of Earning Potential Empowerment and the Work-Life Balance, Alysha-Beth Rodriguez

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Essays on the Economic Well-Being of Women, Timothy A. Roeper

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The Conflict of Progressive and Conservative Tendencies in the Film Work of Steranko, James H. Romberger

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The Impact of State-Promoted Participation in Democracy and Development: A Comparison of Venezuela and Mexico, Domenico Romero

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Contesting Victimhood: A Linguistic and Legal Anthropological Analysis of Defendant Experiences in New York’s Human Trafficking Intervention Courts, Mark T. Romig

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Asymptotic Counting Formulas for Markoff-Hurwitz Tuples, Ryan Ronan

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Deconstructing Rape Culture Through An Exploration of Consent, Desire, and Pleasure, Yael Rosenstock

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Roles of GABAB, Muscarinic and Nicotinic Receptor Signaling in the Acquisition and Expression of Fructose and Fat-Conditioned Flavor Preferences and Acquisition of Quinine-Conditioned Flavor Avoidances in Rats, Francis M. Rotella

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Imperial Butterfly, Dagmar Rothschild

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Letter to the President: Longitudinal Critical Discourse Analysis of Academic and Hip Hop Genres in a Rap Narrative Program, Debangshu Roygardner

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Embodying Rhythm Nation: Multimodal Hip Hop Dance as a Site for Adolescent Social-Emotional and Political Development, Lauren M. Roygardner

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Medical Student Knowledge Regarding Age Related Hearing Loss and Amplification, Max L. Rubin

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University Education for the Creation of the Black Middle Class: Kigali, Rwanda, Chrystina L. Russell

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Choteo Cubano: Humor as a Critical Tool in Twentieth-Century Cuban Theater, Rebecca L. Salois

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Reflections on the Implementation of Improved Outcomes for Children and Its Impact on the Capacity of Child Welfare Workers to Deliver Services, Rita Sanchez-Torres

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Culturas emocionales: Narrativa escrita por mujeres cubanas durante el periodo especial (1992-2005), Laura Sandez

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A Playful Context Enhances Bilingual and Monolingual Preschoolers’ Mastery Motivation and Private Speech, Jeremy Sawyer

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A Combined Computational Strategy of Sequence and Structural Analysis Predicts the Existence of a Functional Eicosanoid Pathway in Drosophila melanogaster, Michael Scarpati

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The Conceptualization of a Crime Event as a Process to Analyze Crime Commission and Behavioral Consistency in Serial Sexual Assaults, Kimberley R. Schanz

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Closer Ties: The Dutch Caribbean and the Aftermath of Empire, 1942-2012, Chelsea Schields

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Patriarchy and Varieties of Violence Against Women: A Contextual Analysis, Margaret Schmuhl

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Ludic Conceptualism: Art and Play in the Netherlands, 1959 to 1975, Janna Therese Schoenberger

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Do Tax Directors Face Consequences from Tax Avoidance?, Liora Y. Schulman

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Communicationists and Un-Artists: Pedagogical Experiments in California, 1966-1974, Hallie Rose Scott

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Diophantine Approximation and The Atypical Numbers of Nathanson and O'Bryant, David Seff

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Scholasticism and Formal Structure in Camille Saint-Saëns's Fugues for Keyboard, Pedro Segarra-Sisamone

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Evaluative Mind: Extraneous Influences on Morality, Aesthetics, and Perception, Angelika Luiza Seidel

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"Resisting from Within": (Re)imagining a Critical Translingual English Classroom, Kate Anna Seltzer

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Culture and Mental Health: Considering the Role of the Complex Cultural-History in Irish-American Population, Tiffinie Patricia Sesko

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Machine Learning Approach to Retrieving Physical Variables from Remotely Sensed Data, Fazlul Shahriar

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Dinosaurs for the Digital Age: Democratic Party Organization in the Twenty-First Century, Aaron B. Shapiro

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Second Harmonic Generation – A Novel Approach in Retinal Imaging, Denis Y. Sharoukhov

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Writing for Strangers: Structural Transformations of the Public Letter, 1640-1790, Shang-yu Sheng

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No More False Heavens: In the Wake of Campus Sexual Violence, Destry Sibley

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Examining the Concurrent and Predictive Relations of Working Memory in Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Ashley N. Simone

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Féminisme Oblige: Katharine Susan Anthony and the Birth of Modern Feminist Biography, 1877-1929, Anna C. Simonson

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Noodling Changes: The Development of Xylophone Improvisation in New York City (1916-1942), Jonathan D. Singer

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Characterizing the Impacts of Contaminants on Fish Embryogenesis and Revealing an Alternate Molecular Mechanism of AHR Mediated Cardiac Defects, Corinna Singleman

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Aesthetic Geographies: Art, Crises, Urban Imaginaries, Erin Siodmak

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Aspects of Biological Explanation, Derek J. Skillings

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Community, Identity, and Tradition within a Progressive Christian Congregation, James W. Skinner

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ES-ESA: An Information Retrieval Prototype Using Explicit Semantic Analysis and Elasticsearch, Brian D. Sloan

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"The Engine of Free Expression": The Political Economy of Copyright in the Colonial British Atlantic and Early National United States, Nora Slonimsky

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Writing the Projected Image: American Fiction and Early Screen Culture, Yair Solan

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Essays on the Law of One Price in Financial Markets and the Recent Financial Crisis, Igor Sorkin

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Parallels of Love and Hate Defined by Attachments, Nicole Spann

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Customer Management in the Internet Age, Joshua Sperber

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The Financial Crisis and White-Collar Crime: An Examination of Brokerage-Failure and Its Link to Ponzi Schemes, Marie Springer

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Local Immigration Enforcement Entrepreneurship in the Punishment Marketplace, Daniel L. Stageman

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Essays on Capital Structure and Public Debt Markets, Viktoriya Staneva

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For Narrativity: How Creating Narratives Structures Experience and Self, Natallia Stelmak Schabner

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Early American Cookbooks: Creating and Analyzing a Digital Collection Using the HathiTrust Research Center Portal, Gioia Stevens

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Sick Systems: How Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Became Practically Incurable in Romania, Jonathan Stillo

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Mutagenesis of Human Alpha-Galactosidase A for the Treatment of Fabry Disease, Erin Stokes

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Nomadic Dispossessions: Representations of Land, Labor, and Mobility, 1780-1815, Maria Ah Hyun Stracke

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Literary Theories of Circumcision, A. W. Strouse

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The End of AIDS: Gender, Race and Class Politics in New York's Campaign to End the Epidemic, Lauren Suchman

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Control of Light-Matter Interaction in 2D Semiconductors, Zheng Sun

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Moving Forward: Railways in Puerto Rico, Gricel M. Surillo Luna

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Travel Mode Identification with Smartphone Sensors, Xing Su

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Lexical Access in Children with Specific Language Impairment and Auditory Processing Deficits, Laura E. Sylvia

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Underrepresentation of Women in Politics: Focus on New York City, Yuliya Szczepanski

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The Space of Alterity: Language and National Identity in Theodor Adorno and W.G. Sebald, Agata Szczodrak

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Continuum Electrostatics Analysis of the Kok Cycle of Photosystem II, Witold Szejgis

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Lyrical Mysticism: The Writing and Reception of Catherine of Siena, Lisa Tagliaferri

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Culture and Class in Marginalized Minority Educational Attainment, Alan R. Takeall

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The Role of T-box Proteins in Vertebrate Germ Layer Formation and Patterning, Sushma Teegala

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What is the Language of Islam?: Reform, Translation, and Secularism in Turkey, Yunus Dogan Telliel

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An Experimental Investigation of Emotional Labor Display Rules and Performance in a Human Resources Sexual Harassment Interview Simulation, Jolie M.B. Terrazas

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The Protagonist's Experience: Temporality, Narrative, and Harmonic Process in Brahms's Solo Lieder, Loretta Terrigno

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Affordable and Accessible Hearing Healthcare Interventions in the United States: A Literature Review and Prospective Analysis, Garrett Thompson

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Physiological Correlates of Affective Decision-Making in Anxiety and Depression, Louisa I. Thompson

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Foreign-Born Artists Making “American” Pictures: The Immigrant Experience and the Art of the United States, 1819-1893, Whitney Thompson

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The Dream Deferred: The School-to-Prison Pipeline and the Destruction and Potential Resurrection of the Black Male, Alexandria L. Timoll

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Schoenberg's "Phantasy" Form, Lisa A. Tipton

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The Personal Is Political: Promoting Empathy Through the Exchange of Personal Narratives About Gender Towards Social Change, Emily Tobey

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Land Change History of Oil Palm Plantations in Northern Bengkulu Province, Sumatra Island, Reconstructed from Landsat Satellite Archives, Atsushi Tomita

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Labeling Histories: Mental Disability in American Schooling, Kylah Torre

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Toxic Gas Sensing on Nanoporous Carbons, Nikolina-Eleni Travlou

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The Fight for Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Parenting Rights in The United States, Nancy Tresil

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Sewing Garments, Sowing Lives: Two Generations of Migrant Workers' Back and Forth to the Chinese Coast, Alice Tzou

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Is There a Secular Tradition? On Treason, Government, and Truth, Ali M. Uğurlu

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The Bourgeois Crown: Capitalism and the Monarchy in Thailand, 1946-2016, Puangchon Unchanam

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Left and Right: Politics and Images of Motherhood in Weimar Germany, Michelle L. Vangen

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American Civil Associations and the Growth of American Government: An Appraisal of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America (1835-1840) Applied to Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and the Post-World War II Welfare State, John P. Varacalli

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Decidedly Uncertain, Sophia I. Varosy

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Dehumanization: A Case Study, Regina Varthi

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The Odyssey of African American Women in Films: From the Silent Era to the Post-War Years to the 1950s, Elvera L. Vilson

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Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism in New York City During the Long Sixties, David C. Viola Jr.