Scholarly Referee, Manuscript and Grant Reviews:

2015                      Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

2013-                     Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

2013-                     Wadsworth / Cengage Learning, Higher Education

2013-                     Flat World Knowledge

2012-                     Journal of American History, Organization of American Historians

2012-                     Routledge Press, Taylor and Francis Group

2012-13                 Undergraduate Research Journal, University of Nebraska at Kearney

2011-                     Folklore: Journal of The Folklore Society

2010-                     Oxford University Press

Professional Service:

2015-                     Utah State History Day Judge

2014-2015              Michael P. Malone Award Committee, Western History Association

2014                      Phi Alpha Theta Wyoming Regional Conference Judge, University of Wyoming

2013-                     Fellow, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska

2013-14                 Western History Association Annual Conference Program Committee Member

2008-09                 President, UNL History Graduate Student Association.

2006-08                 Senator, Graduate Student Association, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Grants, Fellowships and Assistantships

2009-10                 Addison Sheldon Fellowship, UNL Department of History.

2008                       Grant-in-Aid Research Fellowship, Center for Great Plains Studies.

2008                       Barnes Fund Research Travel Grant, UNL Department of History.

2008                       Graduate Studies Research Fellowship, UNL College of Graduate Studies.

2006-07                 Research Assistantship, UNL Bureau for Sociological Research

2005-06                 Teaching Assistantship, UNL Department of History.

2005                       Fellow, Colonial Williamsburg Summer Teacher Institute.

2004-05                 Research Assistantship, UNL College of Education.

2004                       Research Assistantship, UNL Department of History.

2004-10                 Graduate Nonresident Fellowship, UNL College of Graduate Studies.

Awards and Honors:

2009       Walter Rundell Graduate Student Award, Western History Association.

2009       Best Graduate Student Paper Prize, Northern Great Plains History Conference.

2009        University Libraries Influence Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.

2008        Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, UNL Teaching Council and Parents Association.