Kate Harlin (English, PhD '20) Wins 2021 MU Distinguished Dissertation Award

Kate Harlin (PhD '20) has won the 2021 “MU Distinguished Dissertation Award” from the Graduate School for her dissertation, “'One Foot on the Other Side': Suicideality in Contemporary African Diaspora Fiction,” which was directed by Prof. Christopher Okonkwo. This award is given to “the top ranked dissertation across all disciplines.” 

You can see this year's virtual Graduate School award ceremony here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1W0Lk0XkRA (Kate’s award is at approximately 8:44).

Congratulations, Dr. Harlin!