Grants, Fellowships and Awards

FELLOWSHIPS:

2011, springTownsend Center for the Humanities Associate Professor Fellowship, UC Berkeley

2008 – 2009ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA

2008American Philosophical Society Sabbatical Fellowship, declined

2003 – 2004J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art and the Humanities

2002 – 2003Townsend Center for the Humanities, Assistant Professor Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley

2000 – 2001Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania, declined

1995 – 1998David E. Finley Predoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1995 – 1996Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, one year dissertation research grant, Harvard University

1994Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute Fellowship in recognition of Charles Upchurch Harris, two-month research grant at CAARI, Cyprus

1993Mellon II Fellowship, six-month travel and research fellowship, Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University

1993Mellon I Fellowship, three-month research fellowship, Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University

1991 Lazarus Fellowship, summer travel fellowship, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

1990 – 1995Mellon Fellow in the Humanities, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation


GRANTS:

2010-2011UCHRI Working Group “The Material World in Social Life,” with Chandra Mukerji (UCSD)

2007-2008France-Berkeley Fund grant for workshop “Luxury Goods: Production, Exchange, and Heritage in the Near East during the Bronze and Iron Ages,” UC-Berkeley

2007-2008Townsend Center for the Humanities, conference grant for workshop “Luxury Goods: Production, Exchange, and Heritage in the Near East during the Bronze and Iron Ages,” UC-Berkeley

2006-2007Faculty Research Grant, UC-Berkeley

2006-2007Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

2005-2006Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

2004-2005Hellman Family Faculty Fund, “The Shared Culture of Wall Paintings in the Eastern Mediterranean, 2000-1500 BC”

2004-2005Classroom Technologies Grant, Office of Media Services, for digitization of teaching slide collection

2004-2005Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

2004-2005Junior Faculty Mentor Grant, UC-Berkeley

2004Stahl Endowment Grant for book illustrations, Archaeological Research Facility, UC-Berkeley

2004Millard Meiss Author’s Grant for book illustrations, College Art Association

2004Instructional Minigrant for course development, Office of Student Life-Educational Development, UC-Berkeley

2003-2004Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

2002-2003Junior Faculty Research Grant, UC-Berkeley

2002-2003Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

2002Instructional Minigrant for course development, Office of Student Life-Educational Development, UC-Berkeley

2001-2002Junior Faculty Research Grant, UC-Berkeley

2001Classroom Technologies Grant, Office of Media Services, UC-Berkeley

2001-2002Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

2000-2001Junior Faculty Research Grant, UC-Berkeley

2000-2001Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC-Berkeley

1999Conference Support Grant, for the symposium “Courtly Ambiguities: Harems and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean,” Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC-Berkeley

1999 Instructional Minigrant for course development, Office of Student Life-Educational Development, UC-Berkeley

1999 springMellon Conference Travel Grant, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC-Berkeley

1999 fallMellon Conference Travel Grant, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC-Berkeley

1996Graduate Student Council Conference Travel Grant, Harvard University

1991Graduate Student Council Summer Research Grant, Harvard University


ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS:

2010Visiting Professor, University of Heidelberg (June 2010)

1995 Alternate for American Research Center in Egypt Fellowship

1995 Alternate for Pomerance Traveling Fellowship, Archaeological Institute of America

1995Second alternate for Olivia James Travel Fellowship, Archaeological Institute of America

1993Nominated for Harvard Merit Fellowship by Department of Fine Arts

1990Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia University

1988 – 1989Junior Year Abroad at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, England