Excellence in Teaching Award (professional)
For the Southeast Division, awarded by the Association of American Geographers.
Jepson Fellowship (professional)
Awarded by Mary Washington College.
Distinguished Member (professional)
Awarded by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Fulbright Fellowship (professional)
Awarded by Institute for International Education.
Queen's University: Ph.D., Geography 1998
Dissertation Title: “‘Forward to a Farm’: The Back-to-the-Land Movement as a Relief Initiative in Saskatchewan during the Great Depression.”
University of Maine: M.A., Canadian History 1990
Thesis title: “The Transformation of a Northern Alberta Frontier Community.”