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Awards and Honors


University of California-Los Angeles

Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) (2017-2018)

National Conference of Black Political Scientist (NCOBPS)

Graduate Assistantship Program Scholarship (2016) (2017)

Institute of American Cultures

Dissertation Research Grant (2016)


Midwestern Political Science Association (MPSA) Women’s Caucus

Graduate Student Travel Award (2016)


National Conference of Black Political Scientist (NCOBPS)

Founders Scholars' Symposium Graduate Student Award (2016)


Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship,

Honorable Mention (2013)


University of California-Los Angeles

Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship, (2013-2017)


Mayo Clinic

Quality Fellow, Bronze Level (2010)

POSSE Foundation

Four Year Full- Tuition Leadership Scholarship to Denison University (2003-2007)


Denison University Black Student Union

1st Annual Legends & Legacy Award Honoree (2007)


Denison University

Distinguished Leadership Award (2007)


Denison University Black Alumnae

Leadership Scholarship (2004,2005, 2006)


Apostolic Faith Church

Scholarship Award (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)


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