Selected Academic & Professional Honors  (since 2004)

2009                 Honoree, The University of Texas System Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

2009                 Nominee from the College of Liberal Arts, Piper Professorship (declined)

2008-2012      Candidate, Fulbright Specialists Program; available for short-term projects sponsored by the Fulbright Program

2008                 Winner, "Excellence in Board Leadership," Center for Nonprofit Management, Dallas, TX

2007                 Founding President and Charter Member, Chapter 300 of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, UT Arlington

2006                 Inductee, Academy of Distinguished Teachers, UT Arlington

2002-06           Honoree, Who's Who Among American Teachers, Editions 7, 8, 9, 10

Selected Grants and Fellowships  (since 2004)

2005-06          Dental Health and Cultural Assimilation among the Dinka & Nuer Refugee Populations of Nebraska.
                            Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation, Nebraska Department of Public Health (PI: Mary Willis, U of Nebraska)

2004                 Faculty Development Leave, UT Arlington  (full salary, fall semester 2004)

2004                 Fieldwork Grant, Korea Foundation (6,000,000 for the period September-December 2004)

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