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Madison Dell

Madison Dell

Doctoral Student
BIS, Integrated Studies, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
MA, Education, Louisiana State University

Madison Dell is a PhD student in Economics of Education at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education. She is a recipient of the Institute of Education Sciences Predoctoral Training Fellowship in Quantitative Education Policy Analysis and the Stanford Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a master’s degree from Louisiana State University. Before coming to Stanford, Madison worked in Academic Affairs at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and as a research analyst at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. Her research interests lie at the intersection of higher education, economics, and public policy, including topics such as behavioral interventions that increase student success, the impact of state and federal policy on student outcomes, and optimal allocation of financial aid and institutional resources to support college access and completion. Madison aspires to do work that improves students’ access to and success in higher education and empowers policymakers and practitioners to create environments in which students can thrive.