Innovation Grant, joint participant along with team from Western Seminary, “Leading Change around Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Two Theological Schools.” Awarded by Duke University. April 20-21, 2016.

Certificate: “Striving for Excellence in College and University Teaching.” Awarded by the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning upon completion of five teaching workshops. University of Notre Dame. June 26, 2012.

Teaching Assistant for the course: “Following Jesus,” fall 2011, taught by Prof. Brian Daley of the Theology Department of the University of Notre Dame.

Teaching Assistant for the college seminar: “Faith, Doubt and Reason,” fall 2010, taught by Prof. Mark Roche, concurrently appointed in the German and Philosophy Departments of the University of Notre Dame.

Full-time English instructor at Yantai University, Shandong, China. Fall 2004-spring 2005.