AWARDS & HONORS
2013
Selected a "First Scholar" for the special summer session at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
2011
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)
2011
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
2010
Dark Green Religion selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice.
2006
The American Library Association’s Outstanding Reference Source award, for the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
2005
Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title of 2005 for the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
2004
Rosebush Professorship, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, highest faculty award for research, teaching, and service
2001
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
1992
University of Wisconsin System, Regents Teaching Merit Award