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Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
Hirsch Research Initiation Grant, 2021-2023
EnviroLab Asia Curricular Innovation Award, Henry Luce Foundation, 2020
Andrew W. Mellon Grant for Digital Humanities, 2016-2019
Hahn Fund for Innovative Teaching with Technology, 2016-2017; 2018-2019; 2020-2021
Language Learning Dissertation Grant, 2015
Modern Languages Department Dissertation Completion Scholarship, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014-2015
Barbara F. Freed Award for Research on Language Learning in a Study Abroad Context, 2014-2015