2016 Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, JNU, India
2016 American Sociological Association/Asia and Asian American Section’s Contributions to the Field (career) award.
2013 Hirabayashi Book Award for co-edited Human Rights in Our OwnBackyard: Injustice and Resistance in the US (Human Rights Section ofAmerican Sociological Association).
2012 Department of Sociology Graduate Students’ Award for Mentoring. 2011 Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority’s Phenomenal Woman award.
2010 University of Connecticut Alumni Association Teaching ExcellenceAward.
2009 American Sociological Association, Asia and Asian American SectionTeaching Award.
2009 Department of Sociology Graduate Students’ Award for Mentoring.
Other awards and honors: Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Beta Kappa.