Awards, Honors, Grants


2002. John Segenthaler Chair of Excellence, Presented by Tennessee State University’s School of Communication.

2002. Resident Scholar at the University of California Irvine’s Humanities Research Institute.

1997. Resident Scholar at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center. Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. Bellagio, Italy.


Public Lecture or Forum Participation:

2014. "The Culture of Work, Cultural Work: Changing Conceptions of Work,” for the UC Humanities Research Institute in Mexico City, Mexico. INVITED

2014. Co-Convener for the Annenberg Summer Institute for Diversity and Media at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. INVITED

2013. Panel Discussion: Reflections on "The Stuart Hall Project" at the University of California – Santa Cruz. INVITED

Papers Presented at Professional Meetings:

2014. "Creative Industries, Marketing Diversity and Managing Difference," presented at the Trajectories and Local Logics of Screen Media Labor Society for Cinema and Media

2013. Chair, Comment of the Sonic Ledgers of Dissent Panel at the American Studies Association in Washington, D.C. INVITED

2012. "The Politics of Representation: Should the Politics of Representation be History,” Presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Boston. PEER REVIEWED/INVITED