AWARDS

Grants

    • Humanity United ($25,000), 2016-2017
    • World Bank ($20,000), 2015-2017
    • U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs Grant ($1 million), 2014-2019
    • USAID Counter-Trafficking in Persons Campus Challenge Research Grant ($222,026.58), 2013 – 2015
    • Humanity United Foundation Grant ($210,071.32), 2013 – 2015
    • Vanderbilt University Discovery Grant ($50,000), 2013 – 2015
    • Terre Des Hommes Grant ($31,710), 2013 – 2015
    • The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Action Fund Grant ($49,925), 2013 – 2014
    • Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow Research Grant ($6,750), 2009 – 2012
    • American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting Travel Grant, 2010
    • Stanford Philanthropy and Civil Society Center Research Grant ($2,500), 2010
    • PLAN International Research Grant ($5,000), 2010
    • Stanford Graduate School of Business William Miller Research Fund Grant ($2,500), 2010
    • Stanford Graduate School of Business Human Subjects Grant ($1,000), 2009-2010
    • Stanford Community Engagement Grant ($1,500), 2009
    • International Society of Political Psychology Junior Scholar Travel Award, 2009
    • Stanford Graduate School of Business Behavioral Research Fund Grant ($2,000), 2008
    • Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis in Education Workshop Travel Award, Spencer Foundation, 2008
    • Harvard Center for International Development Research Grant ($1,500), 2006
    • Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Research Grant ($2,500), 2006

    Honors & Awards

    • American Political Science Association Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior Section Award: Best Article published in Political Behavior in 2015, 2016
    • American Political Science Association Franklin L. Burdette / Pi Sigma Alpha Best Paper Award, 2015
    • Vanderbilt Research Scholar Fellow, 2015 – 2016
    • Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Presidential Fellow (full-tuition and stipend), 2009 – 2012
    • Michelle R. Clayman Gender Research Dissertation Fellow, 2010 – 2011
    • Stanford University GSB Fellow (full-tuition and stipend), 2006 – 2011
    • Harvard Master of Public Administration / International Development Fellow (half-tuition), 2006 – 2008
    • Harvard University BOK Center Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2006
    • Loyola Marymount University (LMU) Graduate of the Year, 2006
    • LMU Graduate School of Education Fellow (full-tuition), 2004 – 2006
    • Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award, 2004
    • USA Today All-USA First College Academic Team Award, 2002
    • USC Order of Laurel & Palm, 2002
    • USC Trustee Scholar (full-tuition), 1998 – 2002
    • University of Southern California (USC) Renaissance Scholar Award, 2002
    • Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (full-tuition and stipend), 2002 (declined)
    • Honor Societies: Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, Skull & Dagger Honor Society.