Grants/Awards

Grants and Research Awards

  • Awarded a research sabbatical to work on book project, Constructions of Kingship (Spring 2019)
  • Grant Recipient, Dean’s Fund for Scholarship Excellence for publishing subvention (2017: $580)
  • Grant Recipient, Dean’s Fund for Scholarship Excellence for publishing subvention (2016: $800)
  • Café Course Development Grant, VP Debate for Gender and Politics course (Fall 2016: $2,000)
  • Visiting Scholarship, St. John’s College, Oxford (15 July– 20 Aug. 2016: Lodging/College Residency)
  • Grant Recipient, Dean’s Fund for Scholarship Excellence for conference travel to Austria (2015: $1,200)
  • Grant Recipient, Faculty Development Grant for research and NCS conference in Iceland and Leeds, England (2014: $5,000)
  • Grant Recipient, Dean’s Fund for Scholarship Excellence for fieldwork in the Isle of Man (2013: $1,500)
  • Grant from the Department of English/Modern Languages for fieldwork in the Isle of Man (2013: $1,500)
  • Grant Recipient, Dean’s Fund for Scholarship Excellence for publishing subvention  (2011: $1,000)
  • Awarded a research sabbatical to work on book project, Castration and Culture
    (fall 2011)
  • NEH Summer Research Stipend (2010–2011: approx. $4,000) nominated
  • NEH Summer Research Stipend (2009-2010: approx. $4,000) nominated
  • Faculty Initiative Grant, Office of Graduate Studies, Longwood University
    (2009: $1,700)
  • Grant Recipient, Dean’s Fund for Scholarship Excellence for manuscript microfilm (2008: $180)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Teaching Institute, University of Maryland (2005: $3,700)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Research Seminar, Yale University
    (2003: $3,700)
  • Kathy Mincer Scholarship for Journalism (1994: $500)

Awards

  • Longwood University Graduate Faculty Research Award (2016)
  • Longwood University Outstanding First Year Student Advocate (2015–2016)
  • The Sixteenth Century Journal Bronze Medal Book Reviewer, 2000–2015 (2016)
  • The Southeastern Medieval Association Award for Scholarly Achievement (2015)
  • The Provost’s Scholarship Award (2015) 
  • State Council on Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Award (2015) second round-nomination (university level) 
  • State Council on Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Award (2014) first round-nomination (department level)
  • Provost’s Scholarship Award (2014) nominated
  • Waverly Cole Award for Undergraduate Research Mentorship (2013)
  • Fields Award for Best Essay, Explorations in Renaissance Culture (2012)
  • Longwood University Outstanding First Year Student Advocate (2010–2011)
  • Longwood University Outstanding First Year Student Advocate (2009–2010)
  • Longwood University Junior Faculty Award (2010) nominated
  • Blackwell Scholars, Longwood University (2009)
  • Longwood University Junior Faculty Award (2009) nominated
  • SEMA Teaching Award (2009) nominated
  • Student Educators of Active Leadership (S.E.A.L) Recognition (2009)
  • Longwood University Citizen Leader Award (2008) nominated
  • Longwood Student Athletics Certificate of Recognition (2006)
  • Seminole Torchbearers Leadership Society (1995)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society (1994)
  • Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (1991)