Awards, Grants, and distinctions

  • 2016: SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Connection Grant for the Canadian Writing Centres Association’s annual conference, May 26-27, 2016 in Calgary, AB
  • 2015: Faculty of Arts Conference Grant for the Canadian Writing Centres Association’s annual conference, May 26-27, 2016 in Calgary, AB
  • 2015: Kule Dialogue Grant, Kule Institute for Advanced Study, University of Alberta
  • 2013: International Writing Centers’ Association (IWCA) Research Grant for “Long-term impact of writing centre tutoring”
  • 2011: University of Alberta, Faculty of Arts’ Support for the Advancement of Scholarship (SAS) grant for “Writing Centre Philosophy vs. English as a Second Language Student Needs”
  • 2010: Professional Enhancement Fund from the University of Alberta’s Department of English and Film Studies for the International Writing Centers’ Association conference
  • Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, fall 2014: Graduate Research Assistants funded by the University of Alberta’s Department of English and Film Studies
  • 2008: Ryerson University, Faculty of Arts SRC (Scholarly, Research, and Creative) Travel Award for “Research Development across TESOL Entities: Actions, Impact, Future Directions,” (invited colloquium speaker), TESOL International Conference
  • 2007: Ryerson University, Faculty of Arts SRC Travel Award for “ESL Students’ Attitudes Towards NESTs and NNESTs,” TESOL Conference
  • 2007: TESOL Award for an Outstanding Paper on Nonnative English-Speaking Teachers (NNEST) Issues for “ESL Students’ Attitudes Towards NESTs and NNESTs”
  • 2005, 2006: Purdue University, Research Foundation, Summer Grant
  • 2005: TESOL International Research Foundation (TIRF), Doctoral Dissertation Grant
  • 2005: Purdue University’s Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Teaching
  • 2005: Purdue University’s Graduate School E-portfolio Contest Award
  • 2004: Purdue University’s Exemplary Teaching Portfolio, Certificate of Recognition
  • 2004: Purdue University’s Library Fellowship Award, Information and Computer Literacy Integration Program
  • 2004: Purdue University’s Woodman Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2004: Purdue University, College of Liberal Arts’ Walter J. Johnson Award for a paper on ESL issues