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AWARDS & HONORS

Book Awards

 

  • 2014 Outstanding Qualitative Book Award by the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry for Sweetwater (Award presented May 24, 2014, Champaign, IL)

 

  • 2013 Best Monograph/Book Award from the National Communication Association Ethnography Division for Sweetwater (Award presented November 22, 2013, Washington, D.C.).

 

  • 2013 Inaugural H. L. "Bud" Goodall, Jr. and Nicholas Lee Trujillo "It's A Way of Life" Award in Narrative Ethnography, co-sponsored by the National Communication Association Ethnography Division and the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry for Sweetwater.  (Award presented May 17, 2013, Champaign, IL).

 

Affiliate Awards

 

  • Five Lessons From My Mentor, featured in Storytelling, Self and Society 10(1), which received the 2015 "Best Special Issue" Award from the Ethnography Division of the National Communication Association

 

  • On Teaching and Telling:  Two Sides of a Teaching (Cassette) Tape, featured in C. Dillard and C. L. Okpalaoka's (Eds), Engaging Culture, Race and Spirituality in Education: New Visions, which won the 2014 American Educational Studies Association’s Critics’ Choice Award

 

  • "Sit With Your Legs Closed!”  And Other Sayin’s From My Childhood, featured in S. Holman-Jones, T. Adams & C. Ellis’ (Eds), Handbook of Autoethnography, Left Coast Press​, which received the 2013 "Best Edited Book of the Year" Award from the Ethnography Division of the National Communication Association.

 

  • Blackgirl Blogs, Auto/ethnography and Crunk Feminism, featured in Liminalities, 9(2), which received the 2013 "Best Special Issue" Award from the Ethnography Division of the National Commuication Assocation.

 

  • Gray or For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Chasing Rainbows:  Race and Reflexivity, featured in Cultural Studies<=> Critical Methodolgies, 11(2), which received the 2012 "Best Special Issue" Award from the Ethnography Division of the National Communication Association.

 

 

 

Writing Awards

 

  • 2009, Illinois Qualitative Dissertation Award, The International Center for Qualitative Inquiry

  • 2007, Ruth and Frank Coleman Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, University of South Florida

 

Teaching/Research Awards & Honors

  • 2019, Sojourner Truth Award from George Mason University

  • 2017, Article of the Year Award from the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus of the Central States Communication Association (co-author, Tony E. Adams)

  • 2015, C&IS Board of Visitors Teaching Excellence Award, University of Alabama

  • 2014, Last Lecture Series Award Recipient, Graduate School, University of Alabama (lecture available on itunes)

  • 2011, Honorable Recognition, Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Education, Office of Research on Teaching in the Disciplines, College of Education, University of Alabama

  • 2010, Anderson Society, Honorary Member, University of Alabama

  • 2009, Distinguished Graduate Achievement Award, Graduate and Professional Student Council, University of South Florida

  • 2008, Golden Bull Award (for leadership and service), University of South Florida

  • 2008, International Communication Association Graduate Teacher of the Year Award

  • 2008, Apple Polishing Award, University of South Florida Ambassadors

  • 2007, Honorable Mention, Ford Diversity Dissertation Fellowship

  • 2007, Arthur P. Bochner Award in Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in Doctoral Studies, Department of Communication, University of South Florida

  • 2006, Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching By A Graduate Teaching 

 

Fellowships

 

  • Richard F. Pride Fellowship, Institute on Black Life, University of South Florida, 2003-2007

  • USF Women in Leadership and Philanthopy Graduate Fellowship Award, University of South Florida, 2006-2007

  • John Robinson Fellowship, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002-2003