Awards and Fellowships

Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Discourse and Writing in the Discipline, Smith College, July 2019 — present ($140,000 + benefits)

Team Member, New York Six Upstate Global Collective Working Group grant, sponsored by Mellon Foundation for “Religious Freedom and Human Rights in Pluralist Societies,” with colleagues from Colgate, Skidmore, Union, and Hobart & William Smith Colleges,  June 2014 – August 2017

Faculty Development Grant, Skidmore College, December 2016 ($600)

Best First Book, Mormon History Association, 2015 ($1,000)

Smith Pettit Best Book Award, John Whitmer Historical Association, 2015 ($1,000)

Tang Museum Mellon Faculty Seminar, Skidmore College, May 20-21, 2014

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Christianity, Bowdoin College, fall 2011- spring 2013 ($110,000 + benefits)

Graduate Fellow, Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Year Fellowship, The University of Iowa, fall 2009 – spring 2010 ($22,000 + benefits)

Marcus Bach Fellowship for Graduate Students in the Humanities, The University of Iowa, fall 2009 (declined) ($9,000)

Graduate College Summer Fellowship, The University of Iowa, summer 2009 (declined) ($1,000)

E. P. Adler Award for Teaching Excellence, the Department of Religious Studies, The University of Iowa, 2010

Rex E. Montgomery Award for Academic Excellence, the Department of Religious Studies, The University of Iowa, 2008

Article of the Year, the John Whitmer Historical Association, 2007 

New Voices: Awards for New Writers, the Dialogue Foundation, 2007

Alice Marguerite Blough Best Graduate Essay Award, the Department of Religious Studies, The University of Iowa, 2007

Juanita Brooks Award for Best Graduate Paper from the Mormon History Association, 2004 ($800)