Honors, Grants & Awards

  • Diversity Award for Staff Excellence, University of Rhode Island, Multicultural Center, 2014
  • Mini-grant, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, for “Understanding Our Past, Creating Our Future,” Arts & Education Project, 2010
  • Toni Morrison Society Bench by the Road Award, 2005
  • Royal Netherlands Embassy, Sana`a, Grant for “Murshidat,” Yemen Video Project, 1998-99
  • Fulbright Scholar Award (Research in Yemen), Jan-May 1996
  • American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS) Fellowship, 1994
  • New York University Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship and Stipend, 1983-86
  • Social Science Research Council Fellowship (Middle East Program), 1983-84
  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, 1982-83
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Arabic), 1978-1982