• National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funding to participate in the summer institute “The Alhambra and Spain's Islamic Past” in Granada, Spain, 2015
  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Dissertation Fellowship, 2013
  • Tinker/Nave Summer Research Grant, Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, UW-Madison, 2011
  • Vilas Research Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2011
  • Honored Instructors Award, UW-Madison, 2010 & 2011
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Arabic at UW-Madison), U.S. Department of Education, 2009-10
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Arabic at Al-Akhawayn University, Morocco), U.S. Department of Education, 2009
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Arabic Immersion Program at UW-Madison), U.S. Department of Education, 2008