- 20081101 Advanced Doctoral Student Participant (one of 10 selected to participate), NSF-Sponsored Early Career Symposium: Building a Technology Research Agenda.
- 20040801-20080701 Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Fellowship.
- 20070501 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Research.
- 20040501 Outstanding Service Award, Educational Services and Programs.
- 20020401 Northern Illinois University Outstanding Woman Student Award.