Grants/Awards

Screen Shot 2017-02-22 at 7.48.34 PM.pngEXTERNAL GRANTS AND AWARDS
International Center of Medieval Art International Center of Medieval Art
2018 Medieval Art in the Moment: Scholarly Research and Public Discourse, with The Material Collective

The Getty Center
2016 Invited Visiting Scholar, 2-week stay (deferred)

International Society of Anglo-Saxonists
2015 Best Book Prize for Asa Simon Mittman and Susan M. Kim, Inconceivable Beasts: The Wonders of the East in the Beowulf Manuscript (Tempe: ACMRS, 2013)

International Center of Medieval Art and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
2014 ICMA-Samuel H. Kress Research Award for Cartographies of Exclusion: Mapping Jews in the Middle Ages

American Philosophical Society
2014 Franklin Research Grant, Cartographies of Exclusion: Mapping Jews in the Middle Ages

College Art Association
2013 Millard Meiss Publication Grant for Inconceivable Beasts: The Wonders of the East in
the Beowulf Manuscript (Tempe: ACMRS/Brepols), co-authored with Susan M. Kim

Columbia University, Department of Art History and Archaeology
2012 Visiting Scholar (Fall semester)

National Endowment for the Humanities
2015 NEH Summer Stipend, Terrors, Aliens, and Wonders: Medieval Monsters at the Morgan, campus nominee to national competition
2012 Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, DM Resource, with Martin Foys and
Shannon Bradshaw (Co-Directors)
2009 Digital Start-Up Grant, Digital Mappaemundi: A Resource for the Study of Medieval
Maps and Geographic Texts, Digital Humanities Initiative, with Martin Foys (Co-
Director), chosen as exemplary model for 2010 application

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
2011 Scholarly Communications Grant, Digital Mappaemundi, Project Director, in collaboration with Martin Foys and Shannon Bradshaw (Co-Directors)
2010 Digital Resources Grant, Digital Manuscripts Uses and Interoperability Grant, Digital Mappaemundi and ParkerWeb Interoperability Use Case, Project Director, in collaboration with Martin Foys and Shannon Bradshaw (Co-Directors), $16,000

International Center of Medieval Art
2012 Official Sponsorship, “Active Objects I & II: Optics & Transparency and Agency & Phenomenology,” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo
2008 Official Sponsorship, “Unnatural World I & II” International Medieval Congress,
University of Leeds
Glasgow Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
2009 Official Sponsorship, “Exploring the Monstrous I & II,” International Medieval Congress,
University of Leeds
2009 Official sponsorship, “Unnatural World III & IV” International Medieval Congress,
University of Leeds

INTERNAL GRANTS AND AWARDS
California State University System Wide Award
2015 Quality Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT) Course Certification: Art Appreciation: Multicultural Perspectives

California State University, Chico
2017 Chico Leadership Initiative Faculty Learning Community
2016 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award, “Terrors, Aliens, and Wonders: Medieval Monsters at the Morgan”
2015 College of Humanities and Fine Arts Discretionary Funds Award, Medieval Studies Workshops in Manuscript Illumination and Gothic Calligraphy
2014 Early Promotion to Full Professor
2014 HFA International Fellows Award, “Cartographies of Exclusion: Mapping Jews in the Middle Ages”
2012 Competitive Sabbatical for “Cartographies of Exclusion”
2011 Early Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor
2010 Exemplary Online Instruction Award: Art Appreciation: Multicultural Perspectives
2010 Research Foundation Scholar, Course Release
2010 Center for Teaching and Learning Grant for the Enhancement of Instruction, Classroom Technology Redesign for Art History Teaching, lead author, with Matthew Looper and Elise Archias
2010 Grant from Humanities and Fine Arts/The Provost’s Office, Redesign for Art History Teaching
2010 Faculty Learning Community Grant, “Mind-Brain” GE Pathway concept, with Eric Gampel and Eddie Vela
2009 Lead Experimental Grant for the Development of Alternative Course Delivery Mode, Office of the Vice Provost for Information Resources/CIO
2009 California Arts and Letters Distinguished Visiting Scholar grant, with Jessica Clark
Arizona State University
2006-07 Herberger College of the Arts Competitive Research Award (College’s highest award for research)
2006-07 Competitive Seed Grant, Institute for Humanities Research
2007 Top-Five Overall Best Professors, State Press Magazine
2006 Winner, Top-Five Favorite Teachers, College Affair Magazine
2006 “Classes Without Quizzes” Honorary Speaker, Arizona State University
2006 Merit Based Pay Increase
2005-6 Honors Disciplinary Faculty

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