PhD Alumna Madison Van Oort Recipient of 2019 "Best Dissertation Award"

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Madison Van Oort, Sociology PhD alumna, is the recipient of the 2019 University of Minnesota Graduate School's "Best Dissertation Award" in Social Sciences and Education for her dissertation, "Retail Capital: Laboring in an Era of Fast Fashion".

This is a considerable honor for Madison, for dissertation advisors Teresa Gowan and David Pellow, and for our program, as well as a tribute to Madison's excellent research record. Congratulations, Madison!

Madison currently resides in Minneapolis and is an instructor in sociology at Saint Paul College. 



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