Awards

  • Finalist, Gerrard and Ella Berman Memorial Award, the Jewish Book Council’s 2009 National Jewish Book Awards [for Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries] (2010)
  • Second Prize, British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize for Middle Eastern Studies, Brirtish Society for Middle Eastern Studies [for Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries] (2009)
  • Honorable Mention, first annual Benjamin L. Hooks Outstanding Book Award Contest, Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, University of Memphis [for Records of Dispossession] (2004)
  • United States Institute of Peace Grant (2003-2004)
  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Research and Writing Grant (granted through the Friends of the Institute for Palestine Studies, 2000-2001)
  • Rashkind Endowment Grant, Randolph-Macon College (1999, 2007, 2015)
  • Walter Williams Craigie Teaching Endowment Grant, Randolph-Macon College (1994, 1996, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017)
  • Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Fellowship, Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (1996, 2008, 2011, 2014)
  • Thomas Branch Award for Excellence in Teaching, Randolph-Macon College (1995, 2018)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, Joint Committee on the Near and Middle East of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council (1990-91)
  • Fulbright Student Program Fellowship (1989-90)
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University (1987-92)
  • Scholarship, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University (1984-86)