Selected Awards and Grants

University of Michigan Office of Research (UMOR) Small Scale and Preliminary Projects Grant, 2016-2017, $14, 351

Co-PI, “Rethinking the African Humanities: A Trans-Continental Collaboration.” African Studies Center, University of Michigan and the Witwatersrand Institute for Social and Economic Research, funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, 2013-2017, $1.2 million.


Co-PI, “Distributive Goods and Distributive Politics”, American Political Science Association Africa Workshop, funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, Maputo, Mozambique, July, 2014  $200,000.


International Security and Development Fellowship, Center for International and Comparative Studies, 2010-2011, $16,000

Presidential Scholar, Colgate University, 2006-2007

Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 2003-2004

Small Grants Award, American Political Science Association, 2003