Fellowships & Awards

During my eight years as a graduate student at San Francisco State University (M.A.) and University of California, Santa Barbara (Ph.D.), I was fortunate enough to have been awarded a number of competitive research grants, such as a Fulbright Fellowship in 2018 and a Council for European Studies Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship in 2015, dissertation composition fellowships, including a $24,000 intramural fellowship from UCSB’s Graduate Division in 2017, and a variety of awards, prizes, and honors. The following are my fellowships and grants, awards and prizes, and honors and recognitions.

 

Extramural Fellowships & Grants

Spring 2018 Fulbright Fellowship
∴ A $16,000 dissertation research and composition fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year
∴ Research residency: University of Rome, Sapienza / Rome, Italy
Fulbright U.S. Student Program / Institute of International Education
Spring 2015 Council for European Studies Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship
∴ A $4,000 pre-dissertation research fellowship for Fall 2015
Council for European Studies / Columbia University
Spring 2015; Spring 2014 Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation European Studies Fellowship for Dissertation Research
∴ A $1,300 pre-dissertation research fellowship (2015)
∴ A $2,500 pre-dissertation research fellowship (2014)
Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation / University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Intramural Fellowships & Grants

Spring 2017 Brython Davis Endowment Graduate Fellowship
∴ A $7,500 dissertation composition fellowship for the Fall 2017 academic quarter
Graduate Division / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2015; Spring 2017 Regent’s Dissertation Fellowship
∴ A $7,500 stipend, fees, and health insurance fellowship for the Fall 2015 and Winter 2018 quarters
History Department / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2016 Graduate Humanities Research Fellowship
∴ A $24,000 dissertation composition fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year
Graduate Division / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2016; Spring 2014 Kenneth Mouré and Sara Norquay Graduate Study Fellowship
∴ A $1,500 pre-dissertation research fellowship (2016)
∴ A $1,400 pre-dissertation research fellowship (2014)
History Department / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2014 Humanities & Social Sciences Research Grant
∴ A $1,750 pre-dissertation research grant
Graduate Division / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2014 History Associates Fellowship
∴ A $1,500 merit-based fellowship
History Department / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2011 Paul O’Meara Memorial Fellowship
∴ A $500 merit-based fellowship
History Department / San Francisco State University

 

Conference Presentation Travel Grants

Fall 2011 – Winter 2017 AHA Council Annual Meeting Travel Grant ($200);
UCSB Academic Senate Doctoral Student Travel Grant  ($1200);
IFPH Travel Grant 
($500);
UCSB Graduate Students Association Travel Award 
($200) (2x);
ICHS Mobility Fund Award ($1,000);
SFSU Herodotus Fund for Graduate Travel in History Award ($100)

 

Awards & Prizes

Spring 2015 Dick Cook Memorial Award
∴ An award for outstanding research, teaching, and service to the department
History Department / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2015 William H. Ellison Prize
∴ An award for the best graduate research seminar essay
History Department / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2014 Graduate Students Association Excellence in Teaching Award
∴ One of three recipients for the 2013-2014 academic year
Graduate Students Association / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2012 Graduate Distinguished Scholar Award
∴ An award for outstanding research and service to the department
History Department / San Francisco State University
Spring 2011 Distinguished Achievement Award
∴ An award for outstanding research and service to the department
History Department / San Francisco State University

 

Honors & Recognitions

Spring 2017 “Alternate” for the Fulbright Research Grant
Fulbright U.S. Student Program / Institute of International Education
Spring 2017 “First Alternate” for the Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies
American Academy in Rome
Fall 2014; Fall 2013 Nominated for an Academic Senate Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Academic Senate / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2013 Nominated for a Graduate Students Association Excellence in Teaching Award
Graduate Students Association / University of California, Santa Barbara
Spring 2011 Membership in Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta / San Francisco State University
Fall 2007 Dean’s List
History Department / Sonoma State University