Induction, Lavender Leadership Honor Society of the University of Maryland

On Monday, April 20, I was inducted into the inaugural cohort for the Lavender Leadership Honor Society at the University of Maryland. ¬†Inductees are selected by a panel based on equal parts their academic scholarship and their community activism, both past and present. ¬†The principles of the honor society are: We seek to create aContinue reading “Induction, Lavender Leadership Honor Society of the University of Maryland”

William and Madeline Welder Smith Research Travel Award, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas

I have received a William and Madeline Welder Smith research travel award for 2015-2016 to fund my travel to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas. ¬†I will specifically be researching¬†the Gladys Heldman papers which are archived there. ¬†Gladys Heldman was the marketing genius behind the Original 9 who formedContinue reading “William and Madeline Welder Smith Research Travel Award, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas”

“Honorable Mention” for the 2013 NASSS Barbara Brown Student Essay Award

I earned “honorable mention” for the 2013 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport’s Barbara Brown student essay award in recognition of my paper, “Towards a Feminist Physical Cultural Studies: Reflections from an ‘Outsider Within.’” I presented the paper at the NASSS annual conference in Quebec City, Canada, November 6-9, 2013.