Grants & Awards 

Spring 2017: GSU Honors College Course (ENGL 3260) Award for Summer 2018

GSU University Research Services and Administration’s Conference Grant (2017Award) in Collaboration with Johannes Gütenberg Obama Institute: Spring 2018 Symposium, “The Post Obama Ethos: Transnationalism and The US in the Aftermath of Hope.”

CENCIA AWARD (2016-17) "Religion, Race, and Gender in the Transforming Transnational US South," A Film Screening and Discussion in collaboration with Atlanta's Auburn Avenue Research Library. March 22,2017.

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Visiting Professorship (Fall/Winter 2013/14), in the American Studies Department at Johannes Gutenberg University. Mainz, Germany.

Scholar-in-Residence, Department of African and African-American Studies (AAAS), Dartmouth College. May 22 – June 2, 2012. (Research and Readings in Afro-Hispanic Literature)

American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2002-2003

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