Awards and Honors

Top Four Paper in Communication as Social Construction Division. (2018). National Communication Association. (with H. J. Carmack)

Top Four Paper in Performance Studies Division. (2018). National Communication Association. (with T. A. Vik)

Teaching Recognition Award. (2017-2018). Office of the Provost. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

25 Communications Professors You Should Know (2016). Communications Major. http://www.communications-major.com/communications-professors/

Teaching with Technology Award Nominee (2015). Southern Illinois University’s nominee. Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference. University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Top Four Paper in Communication Apprehension Division. (2014). National Communication Association. (with H. J. Carmack)

Teaching Distinction Award. (2013). Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Top Four Paper in Spiritual Communication Division. (2009). National Communication Association.

Outstanding Graduate Student Award. (2009). Presented by the Ohio University School of Communication Studies faculty for outstanding work by a graduate student.

Top Paper in the Interpersonal and Small Group Communication Division. (2009). Central States Communication Association. (with A. Ledbetter, Y. Mao, J. P. Mazer, K. Meyer, & B. Swafford)