Honors and Awards

  • 2011 – Dodson Dissertation Fellowship from University of Texas at El Paso ($7000.00)
  • 2010 – Selection for International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Travel Grant for IPY Oslo Science Conference.
  • 2009 – SACNAS Travel Fellowship to attend SACNAS National Conference in Dallas, Texas.
  • 2009 – Best poster presentation in Environmental Sciences in UTEP SACNAS Research Expo.
  • 2008 – SACNAS Travel Fellowship to attend SCNAS National Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • 2008 -  Selection for NSF-ARCUS Arctic Researcher/Graduate Student Travel Grant to attend SCNAS National Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • 2008 – Travel Grant from NSF-ARCUS to take one undergraduate minority student to SACNAS National Conference in Salt Lake City.
  • 2007 - Selection to participate in the IPY-ROAM Antarctic expedition.
  • 2006 - National Center for Ecological Assessment and Synthesis (NCEAS) Travel Grant to attend SpecNet Working Group Meeting in Santa Barbara, California. 
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