Grants and Awards

  • “Bradley Fellowship,” Montana Historical Society, 2012
  • John Topham and Susan Redd Butler Off-Campus Faculty Research Award,” Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • Northern Arizona University Faculty Grant Program, 2011
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, Maryland Chapter, 2002; Montana Chapter, 1982
  • Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, 1982
  • Apple Polisher Award, Teacher Advocate Recognition by Sun Devil’s Advocate Organization, Arizona State University, 2009
  • Rundell Award, Highest achievement of US History Graduate Student, University of Maryland, 2001
  • Snouffer Dissertation Fellowship, University of Maryland, 1999-2000
  • Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 1997
  • Hearst Research Grants (two), University of Maryland, 1997 & 1998
  • Graduate Student Fellowship, University of Maryland, 1994-96
  • Honors Scholarship, Montana State University, 1980-82

In addition to the above fellowships and honors, the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources,  MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, U.S. Department of Education, Arizona Board of Regents, and Virginia Foundation for the Humanities have funded my work on public history and educational projects.