Awards & Media


  • Community Action Award, Greater Washington Community Foundation (2020)
  • Provost Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentor for Undergraduate Research (2019)
  • Faculty Award (for work to end gender-based violence), She’s the First Student Organization (2018)
  • Community Partner Award, United Planning Organization, Washington DC (2018)
  • Sexual Assault Working Group Faculty Recognition Award (for biennial survey) (2017)
  • New Scholar Award, American Society of Criminology’s Division on Women and Crime (2016)
  • Outstanding Service to the University Community, American University (2016)
  • Alice Paul Award to a Faculty Member, American University, Women & Politics Institute (2016)
  • Teaching with Research Award, American University, Center for Teaching Research and Learning (2016)
  • Faculty of the Year Award, American University, Student Government (2015)
  • Award for Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level, American University, Department of Justice, Law & Society (2013)
  • Alice Paul Award to a Graduate Student, American University, Women & Politics Institute (2013)
  • American University Dissertation Fellowship Award (2012)
  • Neil and Ann Kerwin Doctoral Fellowship Award (2012)
  • Gerry T. Hotaling Memorial Student Research Award, International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference (2012)