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2019-2020, Kopenhaver Center Fellow, Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, Florida International University, 2019-2020
2019, Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity award, Academic Affairs Faculty Awards, Northern Kentucky University
2018, Second place top paper award, Mass Communication and Society division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: “Errors and corrections in digital news content.”
2018, Distinguished Reviewer Award, Journal of Media Psychology
2017-2018Page and Johnson Legacy Scholar Award, The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, The Pennsylvania State University: “Errors and corrections in digital news content.”
2015, Djung Yune Tchoi Memorial Excellence in Teaching Award, The Pennsylvania State University
2012, Top student paper award for Communication and Social Cognition division, National Communication Association: "Stereotype priming through news story headlines: Use of the word terrorist to prompt implicit associations with Muslims.”
2011-2015, University Graduate Fellowship, College of Communications, The Pennsylvania State University
2007, Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing, Missouri School of Journalism
2004-2008, Walter Williams Scholar (inaugural class), Missouri School of Journalism
2002, Excellence Award in Feature Writing, Journalism Education Association

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