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Fellowships and grants

New Directions Fellowship, Mellon Foundation (2022-2023)


Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars Grant, Louisiana Board of Regents (2017-2018)

Monroe Fellow, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South (2015-2016)

William L. Duren '26 Professorship (2015-2016)

Scholarly Retreat, A Studio in the Woods (2015) 

University of Michigan Society of Fellows (2014-2017) [declined]

Mrs. Giles Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities (2013-2014) 

John Morton Blum Fellowship for Graduate Research in American History and Culture (2013)

Henry S. McNeil Fellowship (2012-2013)

Tulane University Global South Fellowship (2012) 

Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies Policy Fellowship (2012-2013)

Archibald Hanna, Jr. Fellowship in American History at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (2012) 

Yale Seminar Fellow [teaching fellowship] (2012)

Yale Conference Travel Fellowship (2012)

Helena P. Bulkley Fellowship in American History (2009-2010, 2011-2012) 

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven [for the New Haven Oral History Project] (2004)

Oral History Association Annual Meeting Scholarship (2004) 

Jonathan Edwards College Mellon Grant for senior essay research (2002)

Yale College Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship (2002) 

Yale University President’s Public Service Fellowship (2000)



Awards and honors

Fellow, Center for Louisiana Studies (2020-2025)

C. Vann Woodward Prize for best dissertation in Southern history, Southern Historical Association (2015)

George Washington Egleston Historical Prize for best dissertation in American history at Yale University (2015)

Finalist, Society of American Historians' Allan Nevins Prize for best-written dissertation on an American subject (2015, Yale's nominee)

Yale Prize Teaching Fellowship (2012-2013 and 2013-2014)

Hopkins School Alumni Fellow (2009)

Yale Club of New Haven Scholar (2009-2013) 

Fellow, Jonathan Edwards College (2003-2008) 

Jonathan Edwards College Ellsworth Prize for best senior essay in the humanities (2003)

Jonathan Edwards College Student Marshal for highest scholarship (2003)

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