Honors & Awards


Humanities and Social Sciences Dissertation Award (NCSU)
My dissertation was selected the best work in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at North Carolina State University in 2017.

Thank a Teacher Recipient
North Carolina State University created the Thank a Teacher Program as a way to honor faculty who have made a difference in students’ lives.

CRDM Program Nominee to the NCSU Graduate Research Symposium
A committee of professors at the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program selected my research to represent the department at the NCSU Graduate Research Symposium.

HASTAC Scholar
2014 – 2015
The HASTAC Scholars Fellowship is a student-driven initiative that fosters collaboration across disciplines. As a member of the 2014-2015 cohort, I facilitated online discussions about education in the 21st century and presented at the HASTAC Conference.

São Paulo State University Extension Fellowship
2007 – 2008
I received a fellowship from São Paulo State University to promote their research production among a lay audience.

6th FIAT Education Award
The FIAT Foundation granted me an award in recognition of my excellent academic performance.