Mary McLeod Bethune Award for service and commitment to the education and advancement of AOP students (May, 2011).
Literature and science, ethics and bioethics, poetry, 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature, science fiction, cyberpunk, second language pedagogy.
“The Other Ursula Le Guin: History and Time in the Orsinian Tales,” The Athenaeum Review (University of Texas at Dallas). Fall, 2018.
“Russians in the Early Stories of Vladimir Nabokov,” in Forming the Images of Russia and Russians in Western Discourses of the 20th and 21st Centuries. International conference materials. Nauchnaya Kniga, Voronezh (Russia). April, 2018. pp. 430 – 8.
“Two Mysterious Portraits: Gogol and Wilde on Art and Artists,” for an essay collection Quintessential Wilde: His Worldly Place, His Penetrating Philosophy and His Influential Aestheticism. Cambridge Scholars (UK). January, 2017 .
“‘No More Delightful Spirit’: Unlikely Connections with Oscar Wilde,” Wilde’s Wiles: Studies of the Influences on Oscar Wilde and His Enduring Influences in the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge Scholars, 2013.
“Teaching Ethics with Science Fiction: a Case Study Syllabus.” Teaching Ethics, Spring, 2009.
“Designing an Ethics across the Curriculum Program.” (With Robert Baker). Teaching Ethics, Spring, 2009.