Honors/Awards

In 2017, Our Black Sons Matter was listed by Booklist as a Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction book.

In 2016, "Dear White America" in The Stone (The New York Times) won the American Philosophical Association Committee on Public Philosophy's Op-Ed Contest.

In 2014, "Walking While Black in the White Gaze" in The Stone (The New York Times) won the American Philosophical Association Committee on Public Philosophy's Op-Ed Contest.

2012 NEH Award through the McAnulty College Graduate School of Liberal Arts

2012 Nominated for the Duquesne University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship

2012 Duquesne University McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Award for Excellence in Scholarship.

2009 Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award

2008 Honorable Mention from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights

2008 Nominated for the Duquesne University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship

2008 Duquesne University McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship.

2006 Wimmer Family Foundation Grant to complete authored book, Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race, Duquesne University

2006 First junior faculty member at Duquesne University to receive Honorable Mention for College Excellence in Faculty Scholarship, Duquesne University

2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award

2004 Duquesne University Dissertation Writing Fellowship

2003 Distinguished Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship, New York University

2000 Award for Excellence in Scholarship by a Graduate Student, Duquesne University

1999 Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award

1999-2003 First graduate student to receive the distinguished McAnulty Fellowship in
the Department of Philosophy, Duquesne University

1987-1990 Yale University Fellowship






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