Coverdell Distinguished Fellow of Policy Studies. Department of Government and
College, GA. Fall 2019.
Fellow. Institute for the Study of International Migration. Edmund A. Walsh
School of Foreign Service. Georgetown University, Washington, DC. 2016-17.
Marino Family International
Writers’ Academic Workshop Faculty Mentor. Genocide and Ethnic Violence Thematic Focus. Georgetown
Jesuit Universities Humanitarian
Action Network (JUHAN) Faculty Fellow. Fellowship supporting faculty teachingcourses related to humanitarian
action/assistance, and their moral/ethical connections and implications to
humanitarian crisis. Georgetown
Jesuit Commons – Higher Education
at the Margins. (JC-HEM) Invited Participant. Program providing education
services to refugees in camps served by Jesuit Refugee Services and assistance
with refugee applications. Georgetown
University, Fall 2016.
W.K. McClure Scholarship for the
Study of World Affairs Award. PhD
Fieldwork Travel Award to Nepal as Faculty Mentor and Doctoral Student Co-PI.
Anthropology Department.University of Tennessee. Spring 2013.
Jon Spear Competition Award. Award granted as Faculty Mentor
of student winning research on “Hmong Children in America: Comparing Ethos of
Reception & Geographical Locale”. University
of Tennessee. Spring 2012.
Chancellor’s Research Grant. Awarded toward the completion of
manuscript of African Childhoods
book. University of Tennessee. Spring
Visiting Research Fellow. John
Hopkins University. “The Child on the Wing Project – A Study on Children
and their Families under Conditions of Ongoing Political Violence and/or
Economic Uncertainty”. John Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD. 2010.