AWARDS AND HONORS
Lifetime Achievement Award, International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture. Ceremony April 2017, New York City.
Rachel Carson Senter Alumni Fellowship, University of Munich.
Term Professorship (for “distinguished records of research and scholarship”), University of Florida, three years.
Graduate Mentor Award Nominee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida
Humanities Enhancement Research Grant, University of Florida
Selected a “First Scholar” for the special summer session at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Selected as a Carson Fellow, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
2010 – 2012
Awarded University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship ($18,000 research stipend)
Selected National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar core faculty member, for the week long “Reclaiming an Old Idea: The Humanities and Sustainability,” hosted by Arizona State University
Dark Green Religion selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice.
The American Library Association’s Outstanding Reference Source award, for the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title of 2005 for the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
Rosebush Professorship, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, highest faculty award for research, teaching, and service.
First Prize, Curriculum Innovation Award, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, for Biodiversity and Bioregionalism course.
1997 – 2001
Oshkosh Foundation Endowed Professorship, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
1994 – 1995
Research Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin Madison
University of Wisconsin System, Regents Teaching Merit Award