Peer Mentorship Award for Teaching Excellence in Teaching Composition – Selected by the Peer Mentorship Committee and based on a classroom observation and course design. Awarded 2015.
Ueltschi Course Development Grant - Competitive, merit-based, university-wide $1,500 grant available to both faculty and graduate students for development of a service-learning course. UNC-Chapel Hill. Awarded 2012.
Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: expected winter 2017.
M.A. English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fall 2011
Thesis: “‘Under the same coverlid of Nature’: the Aesthetics of Mixture in the Imperial English Conscious in Behn’s Oroonoko”
Director: Ruth Salvaggio
B.A. English and Romance Languages, Summa Cum Laude, University of Georgia, December 2006
Honors Thesis: “Melville’s Philosophical Qualms for Progress in Battle-Pieces”
Director: Kristin Boudreau