Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award (Community Leadership), 2018. Raving Raven recognition for Teaching Excellence, September 2018. FASS Early Career Award for Research Excellence (2017). Capital Educators’ Award, 2016. Carnegie Diaspora African Diaspora Scholar Fellowship to Delta State University, Nigeria (Summer 2015 and 2016). University nominee, eCampus Ontario Project Grant of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), 2016. Carnegie Diaspora African Diaspora Scholar Fellowship (June 8 – August 31, 2015) to Delta State University, Nigeria. Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (June 2012 – June 2014). Postdoctoral Fellowship, Brown University (2011-2012 academic year). Nominee, Governor General’s Gold Medal for academic distinction and outstanding doctoral dissertation (2011). James Patrick Folinsbee Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing (2010). Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship (2009). William Rea Scholarship (2009). Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize for Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2008.) Professional Development Research Grant (2008). Fellowship, The William Joiner Centre for War and Social Consequences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA. (2007). University nominee, Trudeau Scholarship, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2007). FS Chia Doctoral Scholarship (2006).