Awards & Distinctions

Awarded Chelsey G. Magruder Foundation Fellowship. Travel and research grant to study royal patronage and the excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Naples-area, Italy. Spring/Summer 2016.

Organized “Spanish Film Festival” with Grant from Pragda, Valencia College, Spring 2015.

Awarded “Innovative Practice at Valencia College, East Campus,” Spring 2014.

Awarded Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair in the Humanities, Valencia College, 2013.

Led and Organized NEH Summer Institute to Spain, August 2013.

Recipient of the International Dissertation Semester Research Fellowship, Florida State University, Spring 2011 & Summer 2011, Madrid & Seville, Spain.

Recipient of a Teaching Grant from the Junta de Andalucía and Spain’s Ministry of Education, 2010/11 Academic Year.

Recipient of the “David Darst Award for Service and Outstanding Scholarly Achievement in the Humanities,” Florida State University, Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities, April 2010.

Member of the Fellows Society, Florida State University, August 2009 – Present.

Recipient of Florida State University’s Wilson-Auzenne Fellowship, 2009/10 & 2010/11 Academic Years.

Recipient of the “Award for Teaching in the Humanities,” Florida State University,  Department of Interdisciplinary Humanities, April 2008.

Nominated for Florida State University’s “Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award,” Spring 2007 and Spring 2008.

Awarded Two Presentation Grants to Attend the “International Conference on Romanticism” at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan – October 16-19, 2008: 1) Florida State University’s Congress of Graduate Students and 2) Florida State University’s Department of Interdisciplinary Humanities.