Awards & Honors

2017                Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award, UT-Austin College of Education    
2016                The Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Book Award, Arab American National Museum
2014                American Psychological Association Division 45 (Culture, Ethnicity &
                         Race) Emerging Professional-Contributions to Research Award
2014                Institute for Urban Policy and Research Analysis Faculty Fellow
2013                Warfield Center Outstanding Teaching Award. Warfield Center for
                         African and African American Studies
2012                Summer Research Assignment (SRA) Award, University of Texas at Austin,
                         Educational Psychology                                                     
2011                CWGS Gilbert Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Texas at
                         Austin, Center for Women and Gender Studies
2010                WCAAAS and AADS Summer Research Fellowship, University of Texas
                         at Austin, African & African Diaspora Studies
2009-2010      Center for Women and Gender Studies (CWGS) Faculty Development
                         Program Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
2005                Multicultural Teaching Scholar, University of Missouri-Columbia
2004-2006      CWIL Postdoctoral Fellowship, St. Mary’s College