• Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor Fellowship, School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, Spring 2014.
  • Fellow, Center for Research into the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University, Easter term, 2010.
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, Easter term, 2010.
  • Kayden Research and Publication Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009.
  • European Union Commission, Washington, DC. 3-year grant to establish a European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Co-PI. ($450,000), 2008-2011.
  • Leadership Education and Promotion Award, University of Colorado at Boulder, spring 2007.
  • Senior Research Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies, 2002-2003.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Research Grant, 1998.
  • Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, Committee on Learning and Academic Support, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001.
  • Honorable Mention for Silent Urns: Romanticism, Hellenism, Modernity, Harry Levin Prize for books in literary history and criticism published 1999-2001, American Comparative Literature Association, 2001.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, 1990-91.