University of Connecticut, Teaching Excellence Award, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, January, 2017

University of Connecticut, Facilitator of the Year, UConnConnects, August, 2013.

University of Connecticut Director’s Award for Exceptional Contribution to the UConn Avery Point Campus, May, 2013.

University of Connecticut – Universitas21 travel grant September 2012

Digital Humanities Conference, Lund, Sweden

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 2012-2013

University of Connecticut Humanities Institute

Grant – Faculty Study Group in Digital Humanities

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 2012-2014

Provost’s Online Initiative Grant – teaching Maritime Studies 1200 Introduction to Maritime Culture fully online

Six-month educational leave granted by the Provost, University of Connecticut 1/05-7/05

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Graduate Assistant – Editorial Assistant

  • Prepared, edited, and proofed manuscripts for publication in the Oral History Review
  • Coordinated the referee and reviewing process of articles for the editor
  • Compiled a computer data-base of survey results received from 183 members of the Oral History Association


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Graduate Assistant – Teaching Assistant

  • Prepared review sessions for class examinations
  • Assisted students during weekly office hours
  • Evaluated student progress by grading examinations and papers