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 a […]

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 formed […]

“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.