Special Moments

One of the most beautiful places I have ever been with my Mom, Phil, and Mike (Yosemite National Park, New Year’s Eve, December, 2010)…

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An activity I thought I would never try, but soon learned to love (San Fransisco, January, 2011)…

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Receiving the John C. Wright Mentor Award from Dean Anderson and Provost Vitter at the University of Kansas in April 2011 – with letters of support from many graduate students and a wonderful nomination letter from Jenny Guthrie!

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Receiving the Feminist Teacher-Mentor Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) in October 2014! What an honor! Nominated by the great Jimmie Manning!

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This is one of the most memorable experiences of my life – receiving the Francine Merritt Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Lives of Women in Communication at the National Communication Association in Las Vegas in 2015 – supported by many graduate students and nominated by the one and only, Jenny Guthrie!

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Visiting UNLV to give a scholarly presentation about my research, “Relationships, Support, and Advocacy.” What a privilege and a true honor!


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