Grants and Awards

Grants and Fellowships

Awarded

Women & Hollywood sponsored attendee to the TheWrap’s Power Women Summit. Funds covered by Amazon Studios. November, 2018.

Humanities and Arts Research Program Production Grant. Michigan State University. 2018.

College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate Research Initiative Award. Michigan State University, 2018-2019.

Hub Faculty Fellowship. Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology, Michigan State University. May 2018-December 2019.

Diversity Research Network Launch Award. Michigan State University. 2018.

DH@MSU Summer Seed Grant. Michigan State University. 2018.

Diversity Research Network Launch Award. Michigan State University. 2017.

College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate Research Initiative Award. Michigan State University, 2017-2018.

Humanities and Arts Research Program Development Grant. Michigan State University. 2017.

College of Arts and Letters Faculty Summer Fellowship. Michigan State University, 2016.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures Summer Research Funding. 2016.

College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate Research Initiative Award. Michigan State University, 2014-2015.

College of Arts and Letters Research Award. Michigan State University, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016.

Humanities and Arts Research Program Production Grant. Michigan State University, 2014.

Purdue Research Foundation Summer Research Grant. Purdue University, 2012, 2013.

Purdue Doctoral Fellowship. Purdue University, 2008-2011.

Service Learning Grant for Archives & Digital Humanities course, co-proposer. Purdue University, 2010.

Finalist

From the Heart Productions. “Roy W. Dean Grant.” Spring 2019 and Fall 2018.

Not Awarded

Derek Freese Film Foundation. Derek Freese Documentary Fund. 2019.

Chicken & Egg Pictures. (Egg)celerator Lab. 2019.

Tribeca Film Festival. “Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund.” 2019.

Firelight Media. “Documentary Lab Fellowship.” 2019 and 2018.

Sundance Institute. “Sundance Documentary Fund.” 2019.

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. “Adán Medrano Legacy in Film Award.” 2018.

The Rogovy Foundation. “Miller/Packan Film Fund.” 2018 and 2017.

Tribeca Film Festival. “Tribeca All Access.” 2017.

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival. “CrossCurrents Doc Fund – Theatrical Stream.” 2017.

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant. “Diverse and Inclusive Scholarly Publishing in Digital Environments.” Malea Powell and Jackie Rhodes (PIs) and Dànielle DeVoss and Alexandra Hidalgo (Co-PIs). 2017.

Humanities Without Walls Mellon Foundation Grant. “Transforming the Humanities: Establishing and Imagining Deliberately Inclusive Digital Publishing Spaces.” Malea Powell (PI), and Alexandra Hidalgo, Margaret Price, and Jennifer L. Bay (Co-PIs). 2016.

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant. “Constellations: Inventing a Collective Scholarly Publishing Space.” Malea Powell (PI) and Bill Hart-Davidson and Alexandra Hidalgo (Co-PIs). 2015.

Awards and Honors

(See General Interest Documentaries and Book section for project-based awards)

Foreign Languages & Literatures Award for Cultural Analysis, Honorable Mention for “National Identity, Normalization, and Equilibrium: The Rhetoric of Breast Implants in Venezuela.” Purdue University, 2012.

Dean’s Choice for Best Instructor Project, Corecipient. Introductory Composition at Purdue Showcase. Purdue University, 2011.

College of Liberal Arts Diversity Action Committee Award, Honorable Mention for “Bridges, Nodes, and Bare Life: Race in the Twilight Saga and its Film Adaptations.” Purdue University, 2011.

Quintilian Award (for instructors in the top ten percent of student evaluations). Purdue University, 2009.

Pushcart Prize Nominee, 2004.

Zora Neale Hurston Award. Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, 2003.

Study Abroad Scholarship. Ohio University, 1998 and 2000.

Honors Tutorial College Scholarship. Ohio University, 1997-2000.

Dean’s Scholarship. Ohio University, 1997-1999.

Pearl H. Gamertsfelder Philosophy Prize. Ohio University, 1997.

Philosophy Book Award. Ohio University, 1996 and 1997.

Participation in Research Groups

Film and Documentary Research Group
Michigan State University, September 2019-present.

Film and Video Production Research Cluster
Michigan State University, March 2015-May 2016