Awards, Honors & Fellowships

Awards and Honors

Outstanding Educator Award, College of Fine Arts, Florida State University (2016)

Excellence in Online Course Design Award, Office of Distance Learning, Florida State University (2016)

Excellence in Online Teaching Award, with Distinction, Office of Distance Learning, Florida State University (2016)

Faculty Travel Award, American Theatre and Drama Society (2015)

Research Sabbatical, Florida State University (2013-2014)

Distinguished Research Award, College of Visual Arts, Theatre, and Dance, Florida State University (2012)

Publication Subvention Award, American Theatre and Drama Society (2011)

Robert A. Schanke Research Award, Mid-America Theatre Conference (2010)

Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Award, University of Maryland, College Park (2005)

Talent Scholarship, Brandeis University (1999-2001)

University Fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park (2001-2003)

Summer Research Fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park (2002)

The John L. Clark Award in Literary Studies, Illinois Wesleyan University (1999)

Charter Member of Sigma Tau Delta, Illinois Wesleyan University (1996)

Presidential Scholar, Illinois Wesleyan University (1996)

The Patricia W. Smith Scholarship, Illinois Wesleyan University (1995)

 

Fellowships and Grants

“Staging the People: National, Regional, and Community Identity in the Federal Theatre Project,” Small Grant Program, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2010. ($3000)

“Recovering What Was Lost: Plays of the New Millennium.” Primary Source Materials Program, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2008. ($6000)

“A Nation in Need: Pioneering Disaster Relief in the Federal Theatre Project,” First Year Assistant Professor Grant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2007. ($16,000)

Provost Faculty Travel Grants, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. ($7200 total)