Research Awards

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (ECU) – Greenville, NC
      2009 Faculty Senate Research and Creative Activity Award ($13,000 – – This proposal received the top score in the applicant pool at ECU)
     2007-2008, 2009-2010 Outstanding Scholarship Award, Department of Criminal Justice

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY– Tallahassee, FL
     FSU Council on Research and CreativityFirst Year Assistant Professor Award ($10,000)–5/02

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN– Ann Arbor, MI
     Henry J. Meyer Scholarship Award– Joint Ph.D. Program in Social Work & Social Science — 10/99
     National Institute on Aging Pre-Doctoral Fellowship - Joint Ph.D. Program in Social Work and Social Science (~$12,000/year in stipend with full tuition waiver)– 9/95 through 9/99