GRANTS & HONORS
last update: 02 March 2007
2004–2006 Co-investigator, Wabash Center Barbara Walwoord Study of Best Teachers of the Introductory Religion Course
2005 Kahl Endowment for Internationalizing the Curriculum, John Carroll University 2005 Turkey Institute Project
2004 Nominated to participate in a national study of Fifty Best Teachers of introductory religion/theology courses (Principal Investigator, Barbara Walwoord, University of Notre Dame), sponsored by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religious and Theological Education (Fall 2004–Summer 2006)
2003 Nominated for the Seminar “Teaching About Islam and Middle Eastern Culture” at the American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, Jordan; sponsored by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, the Council of Independent Colleges, and the United States Department of State.
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion Study Leave Grant for the research project: “The Role of the Religious Studies Introductory Course in Supporting the Jesuit Mission in Catholic Higher Education in the 21st Century.” $50,000. Funded for Fall 2003.
John Carroll University Seminar, Education for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, Consultation on Technology and Teaching (August 2003)
John Carroll University Catholic Studies Summer Course Development Fellowship 2003
Grauel Research Fellowship (Spring 2003)
2002 Wabash Center for Teaching & Learning in Theology and Religion, Grant for Workshop on Teaching & Technology
John Carroll University Catholic Studies Summer Course Development Fellowship
John Carroll University Seminar, Peace-Building and Social Justice in International & Domestic Perspective
2001 John Carroll University Summer Research Fellowship
2000 Nomination for the Lucretia Cullicia Award for Excellence in Teaching
Crossroads of Early Christianity Grant for Study-Tour of Turkey
Kahl Endowment for Internationalizing the Curriculum
Wabash Center Grant for research in Turkey
John Carroll University Program in Applied Ethics Grant
John Carroll University Summer Research Fellowship
1999 Ameritech Technology in Teaching Workshop Series
John Carroll University Instructional Grant
John Carroll University Summer Research Fellowship
1998 Kahl Endowment for Internationalizing the Curriculum
John Carroll University Seminar, Teaching as Understanding: An Emphasis on Student Learning
John Carroll University Program in Applied Ethics Grant
1997 Grauel Research Fellowship
John Carroll University Summer Research Fellowship
1996 Regional Scholar for the Eastern Great Lakes and Midwest Region of the Society for Biblical Literature
Kahl Endowment for Internationalizing the Curriculum
John Carroll University Research Grant
John Carroll University Program in Applied Ethics Grant
1995 John Carroll University Research Grant
John Carroll University Instructional Grant
1994 John Carroll University Summer Research Fellowship
John Carroll University Program in Applied Ethics Grant
1993 John Carroll University Seminar, Toward Internationalizing the Curriculum
John Carroll University Research Grant
John Carroll University Minority Course Development Fellowship
1989 Ph.D. Northwestern University, summa cum laude
1982–1985 Northwestern University Research Fellowship
1981 M.A. University of Dallas, maxima cum laude
1980–1981 University of Dallas Merit Scholarship