• African Studies Association 2023 Best Book Prize, Finalist (winner to be announced at 2023 Annual Meeting)
  • Paul Sweezy Outstanding Book Award – American Sociological Association Marxist Sociology Section – 2023
  • Book Award – Society for the Study of Social Problems Global Division – 2023
  • Book Award, Honorable Mention – American Sociological Association Sociology of Development Section – 2023
  • Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award, Honorable Mention – American Sociological Association Race, Gender, and Class Section – 2023
  • Distinguished Book Award, Honorable Mention – American Sociological Association Sex and Gender Section – 2023
  • William Cromwell Award for Outstanding Teaching – School of International Service, American University – 2021-2022
  • Best Scholarly Article Award – American Sociological Association Section on Global and Transnational Sociology – 2018
  • Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award – American Sociological Association Section on Race, Gender, and Class – 2018

  • Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship – The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation – 2018
  • Oliver Cromwell Cox Article Award, Honorable Mention – American Sociological Association Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities – 2017

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship – Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse – 2012-2015
  • Jon Rieger Graduate Paper Award – International Visual Sociology Association – 2012
  • UC Dissertation-Year Fellowship – UC Berkeley – 2011
  • Leo Lowenthal Dissertation Fellowship – UC Berkeley (Sociology), 2011 (Declined)

  • Simpson Award – UC Berkeley (Institute of International Studies) – 2011
  • Fall Research Grant – UC Berkeley (Sociology) – 2010
  • Undergraduate Mentorship Recognition – UC Berkeley (Sociology) – 2010
  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, Alternate – Ford Foundation – 2010
  • Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship – UC Berkeley – 2008
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship – National Science Foundation – 2005
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship – United States Department of Education – 2005
  • Graduate Opportunity Program Fellowship – UC Berkeley – 2004
  • Fulbright to India, Finalist – Institute of International Education – 2002-2003
  • Honors in Urban Studies – Columbia University – 2002