2015: University of Richmond PETE Course Transformation Grant: Stipend for revising an undergraduate general education course, “America’s Music and Media” into a survey of how technological media innovations from the late-19th century through the early-21st facilitated the creation and distribution of diverse American musical forms.
2015: University of Richmond Summer Fellowship Award: Stipend for travel to research at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles for Branding Pop: Music, MTV and Pepsi’s ‘New Generation’ of Advertising
2012: Dean's Discretionary Fund: UCLA Humanities: Travel allowance for conference travel, research, and professional development.
2011-2012: Dissertation Year Fellowship: Graduate Division: University-wide competition for yearlong dissertation completion funding.
2011: Herman And Celia Wise Fellowship for Best Dissertation Chapter: Department of Musicology: "When Soda Met Pop: Michael Jackson and Pepsi Make the Deal of the Century."
2011: Distinguished Teaching Award and Stipend: Department of Musicology: Awarded for excellent evaluations from undergraduate students and department faculty.
2010-2011: Collegium of University Teaching Fellows: Office of Instructional Development: University-wide competition for designing and teaching an interdisciplinary general education course: “I Want My MTV: Music Video and The Transformation of the Sights and Sounds of the Music Business.”
2010-2011: Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship: Graduate Division: University-wide competition for yearlong dissertation research funding.
2010: Research Travel Allowance: Herb Alpert School of Music, Student Opportunity Fund: Fred/AlanMTV Network Advertising Collection, 1981-1992: Smithsonian Institution, NMAH.