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.
I have had a paper accepted for presentation at the North American Society for Sociology of Sport annual conference to be held in Quebec City, Canada, November 6-9, 2013.
I won the 2013 International Sociology of Sport Association’s graduate student paper award. The award is in recognition of my paper “Serena Williams: Gender, Race and (the Perception of) Violence in Women’s Professional Tennis.” I will present this paper at the ISSA World Congress of Sociology of Sport in Vancouver, Canada, June 12-15, 2013. To facilitate my attendance, I was awarded a Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Grant and the International Conference Student Support Award from the Graduate School of the University of Maryland. For more information, visit the ISSA website at: http://www.issa.otago.ac.nz/awards.html#GPA.
I won the James H. Humphrey Graduate Student Published Research Award from the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland on May 10, 2013. The award is in recognition of my paper published in the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, “Judith Butler Redux – The Heterosexual Matrix and the Out Lesbian Athlete: Amélie Mauresmo, Gender Performance, and Women’s Professional Tennis.”
I was one of ten people who was selected to participate in the “Performance Studies and Contemporary Sports” seminar this spring term. The seminar is jointly organized by the Canadian Association for Theatre Research and the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
The Women’s Studies Department at the University of Colorado publishes their own newsletter each quarter. For November, 2012, the newsletter featured me in the alumni spotlight.