Honors & Awards

Honorable Mention, Geoffrey Marshall Mentoring Award, Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (2014)

Honorable Mention, Senior Book Award, American Ethnological Society, for Being Maasai, Becoming Indigenous (2012)

Research Director, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, Social Science Research Council, for “Gender Justice in the Era of Human Rights,” with Dr. Pamela Scully (2012)

International Scholar, Central Asia Research and Training Initiative (CARTI), Open Society Institute (2010-2012)

Selected for HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute for Women’s Leadership (2010)

Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Graduate School, Rutgers University (2009)

Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, Rutgers University (2001)

Appointed as a “Master Teacher” at Rutgers by Teaching Assistant Project (2004-)

Echols Scholar, University of Virginia. Academic honors program (1979-83)