Awards

Online Learning Course Development Grant for the course “AMST 396 Critical Approaches to American Popular Culture,” American University, 2012 + 2013

AHA-NASA Fellowship in Aerospace History, American Historical Association; supported by the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), 2011-2012

A. Verville Fellowship, National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011

SHOT Fellowship in the History of Space Technology, supported by NASA, 2009-2010

National Science Foundation (NSF): Science, Technology and Society Program (STS), Dissertation Improvement Grant, Project ID: 0823163, 2008-2009

Richard and Jeannette Sias Graduate Fellowship in the Humanities, 2008-2009

Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C., Feb – July 2007

External funding for travel expenses to present at academic conferences in Maryland, California, Ontario, Indiana, and Pennsylvania

Professional Experience