1992- 93, 1993-94, 1994-95, University Award, University of St. Andrews.
1993- 94, Clan Donald Educational 8c Charitahle Trust Scholarship for Postgraduate Study in Scotland.
1990-91, 1991-92, Bucknell University Graduate Assistantship and Scholarship in English.
Modern Language Association
Modernist Studies Association
Association for Scottish Literary Studies
“Overheard in Embro: Robert Garioch and Modem Urban Scots Poetry,” presented at New Modernisms 2: Second Annual Conference of the Modernist Studies Association, University of Pennsylvania, October 2000.
“Literary I evolution and the Silences of Scottish Metapoetry,” presented at The Nev Modernisms: The Inaugural Conference of the Modernist Studies Association, Penn State University, October 1999.