2015    Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Psychology, UMass Lowell

2015    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award, UMass Lowell

2015   Center for Women and Work Strategic Scholarship, UMass Lowell

2014    Recognition for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Teaching, UMass Lowell 

2014    Illinois Distinguished Qualitative Award, International Association of Qualitative Inquiry 

2013    Best Dissertation in Community Psychology, Society for Community Research and Action  (APA Div. 27)

 2011    Herman Eisen Award for Outstanding Professional Contributions in Psychology, University of Illinois