GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, & NOMINATIONS
2021: Research Grant
CLIMATE HISTORY AND HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION IN EQUATORIAL EASTERN AFRICA, C.1780-1900
SSHRC Insight Development Grant. Includes funds for undergraduate research assistants and for travel related to research and dissemination.
$66,070 CAD over 2 years
2018: Travel Grant
CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION
Social Sciences Research Council.
Roundtable participation: Africa-Asia – A New Axis of Knowledge. University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 18-20 September.
Approx. $3,000 CAD.
2015: Award Nomination
DIRECTOR'S TEACHING PRIZE FOR INNOVATIVE TEACHING, SOAS
This nomination was for my role as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in 2014-15 for the course, Introduction to the History of Africa. It reflected my ‘significant contribution’ in assessment and teaching delivery, which enhanced the student learning experience by using imaginative ways of teaching and by including new media to support seminars
2013: Academic Prize: Honourable Mention
INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE HISTORICAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
Awarded 'Honourable Mention' for my paper, 'Ujiji: Urban frontier in the era of long-distance commerce, East and Central Africa, c.1830-1890' in the category of 'Best Paper by a non-Central Michigan University student.'
2012-15: PhD Funding
WOLFSON POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN THE HUMANITIES
Funding for full cost of PhD, including a travel allowance.
£75,000 over 3 years.