2017
Received one-year research assistant stipend from Bonn’s Maria von Linden-Förderprogramm.

2016
Head of a sub-project (Teilprojekt) of the new Sonderforschungsbereich “Macht und Herrschaft – Vormoderne Ordnungen in transkultureller Perspektive.” Four years of funding for one full-time postdoctoral position.

2016
Shortlisted for the James Beard Foundation’s MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award.

2016
Inducted into the Junges Kolleg of the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste (4 year term, 10,000 Euro per year)

2012
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2 years, 54,000 Euro total)

2012
American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship ($30,000), declined

2012
Invited to selection conference for “Post-doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at Universities and Research Institutes in Germany,” VolkswagenStiftung/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, withdrew from competition.

2012
Post-doctoral Mellon Fellowship, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto (35,000 CAD), declined

2012
Early Career Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center ($45,000), declined

2012
Stipended External Newhouse Faculty Fellowship, Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College ($50,000), declined

2012
Research and Travel Grant, University Research Council, SMU

2010
Summer Salary Research Grant, URC, SMU

2009
James A. Veech Prize for best dissertation, Yale English Department

2008
Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities

2008
Mellon /ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, declined

2008
Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship, declined

2008, 2007
Co-winner, Noah Webster Prize for best essay on the history of the English language, Yale

2008, 2007
John F. Enders Award for summer dissertation research, Yale

2004
First Honorable Mention, Noah Webster Prize

2003
A. Bartlett Giamatti Fellowship, Yale

2003
M.Phil. Fellowship in Medieval Studies, Yale

2003-2007
Yale University Fellowship

2003
Grand Prize, Early English Books Online in Undergraduate Studies Essay Competition for 2002

2003
Arthur Barker Prize for Highest Standing in the English Specialist Programme, Trinity College, University of Toronto

2003, 2002
George Gray Falle Scholarship for High Achievement in English, Trinity College

2001
John Pettigrew Scholarship in English, Trinity College

1999
Chancellor R.C. Berkinshaw Scholarship, Trinity College

1999
University of Toronto Scholar

1999
Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation/Bank of Montreal Regional Award

1999
Miller Thompson Foundation Scholarship