Grant “Topic Modeling for Humanities Research” selected as sample narrative by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Office of Digital Humanities for potential grantees to emulate. 2011. http://www.neh.gov/grants/odh/digital-humanities-start-grants
Graduate Student Essay Award, North American Society for Sport History, Thirtieth Annual Conference, French Lick, IN, May 2002.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student recipient of the 2003 Committee on Institutional Cooperation selective seminar on “Nineteenth-Century Native American Representations,” at the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian Studies at the Newberry Library, under the direction of Susan Sleeper-Smith, Michigan State University.
Campus-Wide List of Teaching Excellence, Fall 2002, Fall 2007, Summer 2008. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Department of History Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 2005 to December 2005.
Department of History Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 2007 to May 2007.