AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & HONORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

C&IS Strategic Funding, The University of Alabama

Project: Digital Storytelling Workshop with Women of Color

 

C&IS Strategic Funding, The University of Alabama

Project: Crunk Feminist Collective Retreat (2018)

 

2018

2015 -

2017

Faculty Research Grants Committee
The University of Alabama Office of Sponsored Programs

Project: In Her Hands: Professional Development and Narrative Screenwriting

 

2014

The Art of Healing
Black Warrior Film Festival
Role: Producer
  • Best Editing for Documentary

  • Best Cinematography for Documentary

2013

The Board of Visitors Teaching Excellence Award
The College of Communication & Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

The Board of Visitors of the College of Communication and Information Sciences, recognizing excellence in teaching, presents two awards annually to individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the College’s teaching mission at both/either the undergraduate and graduate levels.

2013

Art to Life Promo - Award of Excellence (Mixed Video)
BEA Festival Of Media Arts

The Festival is an activity of BEA conducted as a major showcase for the creative works of full-time faculty. It helps you build a stronger tenure and promotion portfolio, while offering recognition, accolades, feedback, networking, and an abundance of reward opportunities for your creative work products.

2013

Gifted's "Superstar" - First Place Music Video
BEA Festival Of Media Arts

The Festival is an activity of BEA conducted as a major showcase for the creative works of full-time faculty. It helps you build a stronger tenure and promotion portfolio, while offering recognition, accolades, feedback, networking, and an abundance of reward opportunities for your creative work products.

2013

Faculty Seminar Fellow
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Faculty Seminar offers college professors opportunities to see how television entertainment works behind the scenes.

Twenty faculty members – chosen by a selection committee - will be invited to Los Angeles for five days of discussions, presentations and interactions with major studios, production companies, the networks and their top production and programming people.

 

2010

Faculty Research Grant Recipient
The University of Alabama Office of Sponsored Programs

Funding for, "Speaking the Global Frequencies: A Southern Space for Digital Storytelling". 

2009

The Rachel Raimist Feminist Media Center Dedication
The Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
The University of Minnesota

The Rachel Raimist Feminist Media Center (RRFMC) is a a teaching classroom and open lab for Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and GLBT Studies students, faculty and staff, and a multimedia training and production facility. This lab provides the physical space and infrastructure to support a variety of instructor and faculty training, curriculum development, and research efforts for the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, GLBT Studies, and the broader community of feminist, gender, and sexuality studies scholars at the University of Minnesota.

2008

Sharon Doherty Award Recipient
Office for University Women and the Office of Equity and Diversity
The University of Minnesota

The Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award is given to a University of Minnesota student who has demonstrated outstanding volunteer service concerning women's issues on campus or in the broader community.

2008

Community Collaboration Grant  for Stories of the Cities with Tish Jones
Minnesota State Arts Board

This program is designed to enhance the artistic and career development of artists of color. It supports collaborative projects between two individual artists, or between an artist and an organization. To help promote the work of grantees, each recipient will be expected to present some type of public event or exhibition as part of his or her project.

2004 -

2006

Instructional Technology Fellowship
The University of Minnesota

The Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award is given to a University of Minnesota student who has demonstrated outstanding volunteer service concerning women's issues on campus or in the broader community.

2003

Women In Film / The Verna Fields Memorial Fellowship
The University of California, Los Angeles

Open to female graduate students in Directing given to assist with the editing and screenwriting of thesis project.

1997 -

1998

Graduate Division Fellowship
The School of Theater, Film & Television
The University of California, Los Angeles

Awarded to Film and Television graduate students showing academic merit and financial need.

 

1996

The Ion Pictures Endowed Fellowship
The School of Theater Film & Television
The University of California, Los Angeles

Awarded to Film and Television undergraduates showing artistic merit and financial need.