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Grants & Financial Support for Scholarship

I am thankful for the funding that has allowed me to work with and among community members to conduct research, publish scholarship, and manifest community based projects.

CSU Northridge 

Community Engagement Research Creative Activity Grant

CSU Northridge

Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Scholar-in-Residence

Council on International Education and Exchange: Faculty-Led International Experiences Grant

CSU Northridge

Michael D. Eisner College of Education Research Award

CSU Northridge Judge Julian Beck Learner-Centered Instruction Project 

CSU Northridge Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award

CSU Northridge Center for Teaching and Learning

CSU Northridge Diversity & Equity Iniative Grants

National Science Foundation: 

Ford Postdoctoral Fellowship

CSU Northridge Community Engagement Grant

Thank you!

Selected Awards & Recognition


Iowa State Outstanding Young Professional Award  (2018)

CSUN Blenda Wilson Diversity in Education Award  (2018)

Elevate Fellow  (2018)

Exceptional Levels of Service to Students Awards  (2016)

ACPA Coalition Advocate Award  (2016)

ACPA Excellence in the Academy-New Scholar  (2016)

NASPA Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation of the Year Award (2015)

NBDissertation of the Year Award- First Runner Up  (2015)

AERA Division J: Dissertation of Year Finalist  (2015)

ACPA Research Excellence Award (2014)

ACPA Annuit Coeptis  (2013)

Iowa State Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Award  (2013)

ACPA Jodie Castanza Outstanding Service Award  (2013)

ACPA Disability Ally, Standing Committee on Disability Award  (2013)

ACPA Burns B. Crookston Doctoral Research Award  (2013)

ACPA Exemplary Social Justice Contribution (2012)

Advancing One Community Award  (2012)

NWSA Outstanding Women of Color Scholar  (2011)

Women of Achievement Award  (2011)      

Iota Iota Iota Women’s Studies Honorary (2010)

CSUN Outstanding Staff of the Year (2007)      

NASPA Rising Star Graduate Award  (2005)

UD Award of Excellence: Outstanding Graduate Student  (2005)

University Honors Scholar, Summa Cum Laude  (2002)

Bachelorate Social Work Student of the Year  (2002) 

Alpha Delta Mu Social Work Honorary (2001)

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