Honors

Northeast Modern Language Association Graduate Editor and Accessibility Fellow, NeMLA, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo, August 2021 – May 2022.

Herstory Coalition for Community Writing Graduate Fellowship: Teaching for Justice and Peace, Partnership between the Herstory Writers Workshop and the Humanities Institute at Stony Brook University, September 2020 – August 2021.

Finalist for the Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize, Utica College (Final Judge: Sarah Freligh), 2020.

Departmental Syllabus Award Honorable Mention, Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies, University at Buffalo, Spring 2020.

Departmental Travel Grant, Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies, University at Buffalo, Spring  2020.

Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, $500, Graduate Student Association, University at Buffalo, Spring  2019.

Teaching Assistantship, Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies, University at Buffalo, August 2019 – Present

2015-2016 Mary Cay Talbott Scholarship, $375, Department of Counselor Education, Western Illinois   University, Fall 2015. (Relinquished upon withdrawal from CNED program: August 2015.)

2014 Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award, $750, Conference on College Composition and  Communication, March 2014.

Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Award, $600, School of Graduate Studies, Western Illinois University, October 2013.

Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Award, $500, School of Graduate Studies, Western Illinois University, March 2012.

Teaching Assistantship, Department of English and Journalism, Western Illinois University, 2012-2014.

Departmental Scholar, Dept. of English & Journalism, Western Illinois University, Fall 2006.

WEOG Summer School Grant Awardee, $500, University Scholarship Committee, Western Illinois University, Summer 2006.

Cordell Larner Poetry Award, First Place, Dept. of English & Journalism, Western Illinois University, April 2006.

TEAMLEAD Leadership Award Nominee, “Going against the Grain: Leadership is Responsibility,” Western Illinois University, April 2006

Lowell Grabill Undergraduate Research Award, Second Place, Phi Kappa Phi, Western Illinois University, March 2006

Paper Title: “Realistic Solutions to Feminist Fears: A Personal-Political Analysis of Theory and Activism.”

Alfred Lindsey Scholarship for Writing, $1000, Department of English and Journalism Scholarship Committee, Western Illinois University, March 28 2006.

Theatre Scholarship, Department of Theatre Studies, Niagara University 2003.

Transfer Scholarship, Department of Theatre Studies, Niagara University 2003.