History Graduate Students Association Faculty Excellence Award, Virginia Tech, 2013
Outstanding Dissertation Award, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, U-M, 2011
Doctoral Student Award, Doctoral Program in Architecture, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, U-M, 2009
Building the Ivory Tower: Universities and Urban Development in the 20th Century (book manuscript under contract with University of Pennsylvania Press, expected pub 2016)
“Students and the Second Ghetto: Federal Legislation, Urban Politics and Campus Planning at the University of Chicago,” Journal of Planning History 10:1 (February 2011), 59-86.
“The Gravity of Capital: Spatial and Economic Transformation in Muncie, Indiana, 1917-1940,” After the Factory: Reinventing America's Industrial Small Cities, James Connolly ed. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010: 115-140.
Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Diversity Grant, 2014-2015 “New Town: Space and Society 1900-1940”
Current Research: University growth and urban development in U.S. cities
20th Century U.S. History
Board of Directors, Urban History Association
Project Co-director, Classicizing Chicago
Historic American Buildings Survey, Sally Kress Tompkins Fellow, 2005