Principal Investigator, “Flourish: Community-Engaged Arts for Social Wellness.” Clusters of Scholarly Prominence Program, University of Toronto Scarborough. ($528,440; 2020-2023).

University of Toronto Early Career Teaching Award, 2020. Recognizes faculty members who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to student learning, pedagogical engagement, and teaching innovation. 

UTSC Teaching Award – Assistant Professor, 2019 (one of three campus-wide awards).

The Inaugural University of Toronto Scarborough and Jackman Humanities Institute (UTSC-JHI) Digital Humanities Fellowship, 2017-18. ($45,000)

The Connaught New Researcher Award, 2017. ($10,000)

Decanal Special Merit Award, University of Toronto Scarborough (recognizes faculty who have demonstrated leadership in their field and/or outstanding achievement), 2016.

Professor of the Year (Arts, Language, and Literature), University of Toronto Scarborough student journal The Underground, 2016.

Decanal Special Merit Award, University of Toronto Scarborough, 2015.

The John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature, 2014. ($20,000)