Awarded College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Scholar Award (2013-2014) RU.
Legion of Honor. (2013). (“The Supreme Council may confer the Legion of Honor upon a Senior DeMolay for outstanding leadership in some field of endeavor, for service to humanity, or for success in fraternal life, including adult service to the Order of DeMolay”).
Nominated for the Richard Tewksbury Award (2013). (Western Society of Criminology Award for significant contributions to scholarship or activism on the intersection of sexuality, crime, and justice)
Awarded Radford University Distinguished Service Award (2012) - RU
Nominated for the Donald N. Dedmon Distinguished Teaching Professor Award (2013-2014; 2009-2010; 2008-2009; 2007-2008; 2006-2007;2005-2006; 2004-2005; 2003-2004; 2002-2003) – RU
Nominated for the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
Distinguished Teaching Award .(2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009) - RU
Nominated for the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Scholarship Award (2013, 2011) – RU
Nominated for the Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award (2005-2006; 2003-2004; 2002-2003; 2001-2002; 1999-2000; 1998-1999; 1997-1998) - RU
Nominated for the Distinguished Creative Scholar Award (2009) - RU
Nominated for Award for Administrative Professional Excellence (2012) (not qualified due to teaching faculty status) - RU
Radford University Faculty Lecture Series (2008) - RU
Greek Advisor of the Year (2005-2006; 2004-2005; 2001-2002) - RU
Nominated Advisory Excellence Award (2001-2002) - RU
Nominated for the Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award (2007-2008) - RU
Nominated for the Radford University Service Award (2002-2003; 2000-2001) - RU
Omicron Delta Kappa (2001) - RU
Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2005-2006; 2004-2005; 2003-2004; 2001- 2002 & 1999-2000 ) - RU
Favorite Professor Award (Sponsored by Radford University Women’s Basketball) (2000-2001) – RU.
Granted Tenure (1999) - RU
Promoted to Full Professor (2003) - RU
Professor of the Year - (1994-1995) - NCWC
Granted Tenure (1995) - NCWC