Awards & Honors

Most Influential Faculty Member, SDSU, Department of English and Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature Faculty (2019)
English Faculty (2018)

“N. Katherine Hayles Award for Literary Criticism of Electronic Literature” an award given by the Electronic Literature Organization for the best work of criticism, of any length, on the topic of electronic literature. With Mark C. Marino and Jeremy Douglass, for our book, Reading Project: A Collaborative Analysis of William Poundstone’s Project for Tachistoscope {Bottomless Pit}

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Start-Up Grant from the Office of Digital Humanities, 2015-2016
Project title: “Building and Broadening the Digital Humanities Through a Regional Network”
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SDSU Area of Excellence “Digital Humanities and Global Diversity” (awarded May 2015)

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)  2012-2013
Collaborative Research Fellowship, for “Transmedial Collaboration: Literary Criticism as Digital Humanities Scholarship” with Mark C. Marino and Jeremy Douglass

Morse Fellowship Research Sabbatical, Yale University 2011-12
Yearlong research-leave to complete research on second book project.

Sarai Ribicoff Teaching Excellence Award, Yale College 2010
Awarded to a member of the Yale College faculty in the humanities “whose
instruction and character reflect the qualities of independence, innovation, and originality.”

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Visiting Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 2007-2008 (Declined)                                                                 

-Distinguished Dissertation Award, UCLA Graduate Division’s Humanities Nominee 2007
-Chancellor’s Dissertation Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division 2006-2007
-UC Humanities Research Institute Summer Scholarship 2006
-Beverly Berg Dissertation Fellowship 2004-2005
-Departmental Nominee for campus-wide UCLA Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award 2004
-Outstanding TA Teaching Award  2004-2005

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