Awards and Fellowships

 

  • University Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2019-2022, $15,000 annually)
  • CAMWS Ovatio (2017)
  • Langan Professorial Scholar (2016-2019, $10,000 annually)
  • SCS Excellence in Teaching Award (2016)
  • Campus Distinguished Promotion Award (2015, $3,000)
  • LAS Centennial Scholar (2013-2016, $10,000 annually)
  • Center for Advanced Study, Associate Fellow (2014-2015)
  • LAS Research Assistantship Award for ICS (AY 2012-2013, $4,000)
  • UIUC Research Board Award for a Research Assistantship (December 2011, $3,150)
  • University of Illinois, List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students (Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2010)
  • University of Illinois Conference Grants (April 2010, $15,000)
  • Oxford University, Visiting Scholar, Corpus Christi College (Michaelmas Term 2008)
  • Baylor University Sabbatical Leave (Fall 2008)
  • Baylor University Arts and Humanities Faculty Development Grant (Fall 2008, $3000)
  • Baylor University Summer Sabbatical Fellowship (Summer 2008)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2006)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2006)
  • Nominee for Adviser of the Year 2005-2006
  • Baylor University Sabbatical Leave (Spring 2005)
  • University Research Grant (2001-2002)
  • Mortar Board Circle of Achievement- Professor Recognition (November 2004)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2004)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2004)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2003)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (May 2003)
  • Honorary Mention at Phi Beta Kappa Zeta Chapter Initiation Ceremony (August 2002)
  • Baylor University Summer Sabbatical Fellowship (Summer 2002)
  • Honored by Phi Kappa Chi at Baylor University (April 2002)
  • Honorary Member of the Gamma Omega Chapter of Eta Sigma Phi (2001-present)
  • Honorary Member of the Delta Theta Chapter of Eta Sigma Phi (2000-2001)
  • Wilbour Endowment Dissertation Fellowship (Spring 2000)
  • Brown University Fellowship (1995-1996)
  • Dretakis’ Award-Nomination of the Best Student of the Year (1994)
  • Fellowships from the National Foundation for Fellowships (Greece, 1990-1994)