04/2021 President’s Award for Faculty and Academic Professionals, NAU 2021-2022
03/2020 Research and Creative Activity NAU 2020 Award for Graduate Research Mentorship
03/2019 Nominee, Most Significant Innovation in Technology Transfer of Commercialization, NAU 2019
09/2018 500 Women Scientists
06/2016 Scholar selected for Language Learning Scholar-in-Residence 2016
05/2013 TOEFL Outstanding Young Scholar Award by the TOEFL Grants and Awards based on the numerous professional activities and contributions to the field of language assessment.
09/2012 Most Promising New Scholar at NAU Award. For the demonstration of outstanding achievement in the areas of research, innovation, international scope, collaboration, productivity, external funding, etc.
06/2010 Christopher Brumfit PhD/Ed.D. Thesis 2009 Award by Cambridge University Press and Journal of Language Teaching: Highly competitive both nationally and internationally. The dissertation was recognized for its significant and original contribution to the field of SLA and/or FL teaching and learning.
01/2010 Finalist, Jacqueline Ross TOEFL® Dissertation 2009 Award, by Educational Testing Service: The dissertation was recognized for its contribution to knowledge about second or foreign language tests and testing and/or the use and development of such tests and testing.
12/2005 Virginia Macagone QUIG Scholarship: 2006 Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Conference.
02/2005 Louise McBee Scholarship, Georgia Association for Women in Education
03/2003 M.A. First Class Honors, the University of Auckland
09/2002 Auckland University Partnership Awards, the University of Auckland.