Service and Awards

Service

Program Chair. 2019 Spring Multi-Simulation Conference,Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS).

Lecture. “Migration & Mobility.” Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Program. Kilmarnock, Virginia. March 22, 2019.

Lecture. “Migration & Mobility.” Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Program of Hampton Roads. Norfolk, Virginia. February 23, 2019.

Lecture. “Migration & Mobility.” Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Program. Deltaville, Virginia. February 15, 2019.

Head of Projects Team. Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues (ESPMI) Network. August 2016 – August 2018.

General Chair. 2018 Spring Multi-Simulation Conference, Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS).

Conference Co-Chair. 2017 Swarmfest Conference.

Program Chair. 2017 Spring Multi-Simulation Conference, Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS).

Lecture. “Migration.” Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Program. Deltaville, Virginia. March 11, 2016.

Lecture. “From camps to durable solutions: Refugee resettlement in developed countries.” ODU Model United Nations Faculty Forum. Norfolk, Virginia. February 13, 2016.

Lecture. “Migration.” Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Program of Hampton Roads. Virginia Beach, Virginia. February 6, 2016.

Presentation. “Refugees, Forced Migration, and Resettlement in Hampton Roads.” Thalia Lions Club. Virginia Beach, Virginia. December 3, 2014.


Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Old Dominion University Medical Modeling & Simulation Seed Funding, “Health Dynamics in Protracted Refugee Situations,” August 2017 – July 2018. $70,000. (Co-PI: Jose J. Padilla).

Principal Investigator, Program for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, “Social Justice & Transportation Equity,” January – December 2016. $8,086.10

Co-Principal Investigator, Virginia Department of Emergency Management, “Workshop on Long-term Degradation of Interdependent Critical Infrastructures in Hampton Roads,” January – March 2016. $20,100. (Co-PIs: R. Michael Robinson, Barry Ezell, and Andrew J. Collins)


Awards & Recognition

1st Place – Safety & Security, D4R Data for Refugees Challenge, Team lead, with M.Y. Sener, R. Gore, C. Boshuijzen-va Burken, E. Bozdag, & C. de Kock, January 2019

ODU Faculty Exchange, Selected Participant, University of Kitakyushu, Japan, August 2018

Graduate Workshop in Computational Social Sciences, Selected Participant, Santa Fe Institute, 2015

Shining Star Recognition, Student-nominated teaching recognition award, Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, Old Dominion University, 2015

Pay it Forward: A Workshop of Women Helping Women in International Relations, Selected Participant, International Studies Association Annual Conference, 2014

Anita Clair Fellman Endowed Service Learning Scholarship, Friends of Women’s Studies, Old Dominion University, 2012-2013

1st Place Paper Award for Excellence in M&S Research, 2012 Student Capstone Conference, Medical Modeling Track, 2012

Nancy Topping Bazin Graduate Scholarship, Friends of Women’s Studies, Old Dominion University, 2011-2012

Modeling and Simulation Graduate Assistantship, College of Arts and Letters, Old Dominion University, 2011-2012

Old Dominion University College of Arts and Letters Dean’s Education Abroad Award, 2011