Grants and awards

  • American Academy of Religion Collaborative Research Grant (2016)
    • Funded one-week research trip to Bangalore, India to study Ayudha Puja festival
    • Leading to a collaborative research paper with Dr. Renny Thomas
  • Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Award (2012-2013)
    • Funded five months of research at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India
    • Leading to multiple presentations and publications, including a book in progress
  • National Science Foundation, EAGER #1144028 (2011-2014)
    • Funded the Virtually Meaningful Project, a study of player experiences in virtual worlds and videogames
    • Produced multiple conference presentations and publications by undergraduate researchers (solo or co-authored)
  • International Society for Science and Religion Library Project Grant (2011)
  • William A. Coolidge Scholar, Association for Religion and Intellectual Life (Summer 2010)