Affiliations, Awards, Media

Affiliations & Service Highlights

Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric & Composition

  • Advancing the Agenda Webinar Series, Chair (2022-2023)

  • Feminist Scholarship Webinar Series (2021-2022)

  • Storytelling as Method & Methodology Pod (2021-2022)

  • Mentor to emerging scholars (2017-Present)

  • Executive Board Nominating Committee (2017)


Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research

  • Steering Committee Member (2021-2023)

  • Programming Subcommittee (2021-2022)

Rhetoric Society of America

  • Institute participant (2013, 2015, 2019, 2021)

  • Active member

University of Wyoming

  • Committee to Develop Black 14 Smithsonian Exhibit for the
    National Museum of African American History and Culture
    (2020-Present)

  • Inside English 1010 Faculty Director (2018-2022)

  • University Studies Committee (2021-2024, Chair 2022-2023)


Awards & Grants

University of Wyoming

  • College of Arts & Sciences Extraordinary Merit Teaching Award (2022)

  • Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research: Research Fellowship (2021)

  • Sorority Life Faculty Advisor of the Year (Phi Sigma Rho) (2020)

  • College of Arts & Sciences Travel Award Grant (2019)


Texas A&M at Qatar

  • Teaching Excellence Grant (2015)

  • Special Projects Grant for Establishing "Women's Faculty Forum" (2015)

  • Dean's Leadership Award (2014)

  • "Best Faculty Member" in Liberal Arts (2014)

  • Student Engineering Council: Best Professor in Liberal Arts (2013)


Texas A&M University

  • Student Led Awards of Teaching Excellence (2010)

  • Honors Curriculum Development Grants (1996, 2001, 2007)

  • Distance Education Development Grant (2004)

  • Quality Enhancement Plan Assessment Grant (2003)


Kenneth Burke Society: Top Five Papers (NCA Conference, 2013)