National

San Jose State University

  • Semester Sabbatical (Spring 2012), to continue work on literary history monograph
  • Leader, English Department Cohort of Faculty using Innovative Technology in Pedagogy, San Jose State University, to aid in instructional design for faculty using experimental computer classroom, awarded December 2009 for Spring 2010 & Fall 2010
  • Member, Technology and the Classroom Faculty Learning Group, San Jose State University, invited to join group of faculty to discuss technology and pedagogy best practices, awarded January 2010 for Spring 2010
  • College of Arts & Humanities Release Time, San Jose State University, one course release for Fall 2008 to draft and present two conference papers and continue adding content to the “Forget Me Not Archive,” awarded April 2008
  • Student Success Grant, San Jose State University, one course release in Fall 2007 to create a General Education Digital Literature course, complete a Digital Humanities Center proposal and discover best pedagogical practices for a technology-rich classroom environment, April 2007
  • Jr. Faculty Professional Development Grant, San Jose State University, to fund student assistant’s work on scholarly collection of Gothic short stories from literary annuals, April 2007
  • Grant Development Program, San Jose State University, one course release in Spring 2007 to prepare an NEH Scholarly Editions grant for submission in Nov. 2007, awarded December 2006
  • College of Arts & Humanities Release Time, San Jose State University, one course release to conduct research and continue drafting articles and a book manuscript in Spring 2007, awarded December 2006
  • California State University Research Grant, San Jose State University, to continue research and assembly of Forget Me Not! The Popular Phenomenon of Literary Annuals book manuscript, awarded November 2006
  • Small Faculty Grant, San Jose State University, for Fall 2006 Graduate Assistant work on “Forget Me Not Hypertextual Archive,” awarded May 2006
  • California State University Research Grant for further work on “Forget Me Not Hypertextual Archive,” awarded November 2005
  • Graduate Student Assistant Program Grant for Spring 2006 Graduate Assistant for further work on “Forget Me Not Hypertextual Archive,” awarded Jan. 2006

The Graduate Center CUNY

  • Carolyn G. Heilbrun Dissertation Prize, Women’s Studies Certificate Program & Center for the Study of Women & Society, The Graduate Center CUNY, 2005
  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Queens College CUNY, 2004-2005
  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Hunter College CUNY, 2002-2003
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Dickens Universe, UC Santa Cruz, 2003
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship funded by Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women, The Graduate Center CUNY, 2003-2004
  • Doctoral Student Fellowship, The Center for Place, Culture & Politics, The Graduate Center CUNY, 2001-2002
  • Writing Fellow, Hostos Community College CUNY (2000-2002)
  • Helena Rubinstein Foundation Award, Women’s Studies Certificate Program, The Graduate Center CUNY, 2000-2001
  • Tuition Fellowship, Ph.D. Program in English, The Graduate Center CUNY, 2000-2004

NYU & CSULA

  • Teaching Fellowship, Expository Writing Program, New York University, 1998-1999
  • Alumni Award for Academic Excellence, English Department, California State University, Los Angeles, 1994
  • Clayton/Patricia Matthews Scholarship, English Department, California State University, Los Angeles, 1993-1994
  • Susan B. Wilstein Scholarship, English Department, California State University, Los Angeles, 1992-1994