2018. Sociology Open Access Recognition.  SocArXiv.

2018. The Szymanski-Young Graduate Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association’s Section on Marxist Sociology.

2018. Honorable Mention. Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award. American Sociological Association’s Section on Sociology of Development Section

2017. Honorable Mention. Critical Realism’s Publication Recognition Award for Postdoctoral and Graduate Students, Critical Realism Research Network.

2016. Honorable Mention. Terence K. Hopkins Best Graduate Student Paper Award. American Sociological Association’s Section on Political Economy of World-System (PEWS).


2019. Applied Sequence Fellowship, Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

2018. Global China Initiative Fellowship, Global Policy Development Center, Boston University.

2018. Adam Smith Fellowship, Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

2017. Summer Research Fellowship. Middle East Institute (MEI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

2017. Asian Graduate Student Fellowship for US Based Graduate Students, Asian Research Institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

2016. Critical Realism Summer Fellowship. Critical Realism Network, Yale University.

2015. Gilman Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University

Research Grants

2019. Doctoral Writing Fellowship (American Region). Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.

2019. World Politics & Statecraft Grant. Smith Richardson Foundation.

2018. Corrosive Capital Project Grant (multiyear until 2020). National Endowment for Democracy-CIPE.

2018. International Fieldwork Grant. East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University. 

2016. Pre-dissertation Fieldwork  Grant. Southeast Asia Research Group (SEAREG).

2016. Summer Research Grant. Program in Islamic Studies, Johns Hopkins University.