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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Essays on Paid Family Leave in the United States, Beila R. Leboeuf

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Subjective Experience of Autonomy and Psychological Well-Being: A Cross-Cultural Study with Korean American and European American Young Adults, Esther J. Lee

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Facial Identification: A Meta-Analysis of 50 Years of Research, Jungwon Lee

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Structural Studies on Calcium/calmodulin-dependent Activation of Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Kinase, Kwangwoon Lee

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Reverse the Curse: Colonialist Legacies of the Magic Poem, Karen E. Lepri

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Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation or Relocation: Barbuda as a Case Study, Martha B. Lerski

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Sex, Scents, and Cephalopods: Factors That Affect Social and Reproductive Behavior in Chambered Nautilus and Oval Squid, Naomi J. Lewandowski

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Intimate Partner Violence Among Expectant Adolescent Couples: Psychological and Relational Predictors and Sexual Risk, Jessica Lewis

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Essays in Health Economics, Chiao-Han Lin

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The Water/Energy Nexus: Climate, Consumption and Ecosystem Services, Hildegaard D. Link

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Inference of Language Functional Network in Healthy, Cancerous and Bilingual Brains by fMRI and Network Modeling, Qiongge Li

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In Her Own Hands: How Girls and Women Used the Piano to Chart their Futures, Expand Women's Roles, and Shape Music in America, 1880–1920, Sarah F. Litvin

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The Superstitious Heuristic in Strategic Decision-making, Jing Liu

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The Moving On Program and Supportive Housing Residents with Histories of Homelessness, Kimberly Livingstone

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Place-Making by Black and Latinx Students in Predominantly White Institutions: Participatory Design and Meaning Making Through a Social Enterprise, Joshua P.H. Livingston

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A Purely Defeasible Argumentation Framework, Zimi Li

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Basis for a Critique of International Human Rights and Constitutional Law: Foundations, Speech Acts and Analytic Limitations, Luis H. Llanos Gil

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Synthesis and Characterization of Multifunctional Transition Metal Oxide Nanoparticles through a Modified Sol-Gel Method with Application in Energy Storage, Julien Lombardi

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Towards a Pedagogy of Life Purposes, Manny Lopez

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Claiming the Remains of the Past: The Return of Cultural Heritage Objects to Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, Pierre Losson

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Sylvia Plath and "the bigger things": War, History, and Modernism at Midcentury, Reagan Lothes

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The Impact of Racial Microaggressions and Major Discriminatory Events on Mental Health, Florence Lui

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Objectively-measured and Subjectively-perceived Financial Literacy, Wenyi Lu

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A Narrative Inquiry of Associate Degree Nursing Students' Stories About Their Experience of Academic Misconduct, Bridget Anne Maley

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Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Supramolecular Assemblies in Biology and Bionanotechnology, Anjela Manandhar

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Cognitive Models of Defense Behaviors in Hosts of Brood Parasites, Thomas J. Manna

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Stabilizing Forces in Acoustic Cultural Evolution: Comparing Humans and Birds, Daniel C. Mann

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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