USF Creative Scholarship Grant, “A New Logic: Social Movement Politics from the 1990s to the Present” ($10,000)
USF World Faculty Mobility Grant 2016 for Research on: “From the World Social Forum to Olympic Protests: An Examination of Shifting Social Movement Strategies in Porto Alegre,” Brazil, 2016 ($2,500)
USF-CAS Faculty International Travel Grant 2016, International Sociology Forum, Vienna, Austria, July 10-14 ($1,500)
USF-CAS Faculty International Travel Grant 2016, International Communication Association Annual Convention, Fukuoka, Japan, June 2016 ($1,500)
USF The Humanities Institute/Exeter Travel Grant 2015/2016, Faculty Exchange, March 2016 ($3,000)
USF Pilot Grant 2015, Fieldwork on the Umbrella Revolution and its Aftermath, Hong Kong, Fall 2015 ($2,000)
USF Faculty International Travel Grant 2015, Global Studies Conference, Prague November 2015
USF-CAS Faculty International Travel Grant 2015, Democracy Rising Conference, Athens July 2015
USF Faculty International Travel Grant 2014, Fieldwork in Europe & “Revolutions: The Only Thing Worth Globalizing is Dissent, Cairo March 2015
USF-CAS Faculty Development Grant, “Fourth Global International Studies Conference,” Frankfurt, August 2014
"Rhizomatic Logics: The Contemporary Wave of Social Movement Politics from the Zapatista to the Arab Spring," Humanities Institute Summer Grant, University of South Florida, 2014
"21st Century Social Movements: The Role of Old and New Media in Sustained Movement Building," New Researcher Grant, University of South Florida Research Council, 2012/2013
"Social Movements and the European Union: From Critic to Opposition?" Research Award, Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence, Florida International University, 2012.
"The World Social Forum and the Global Social Forum Rhizome," Research & Development Grant, University of South Florida, College of Arts and Sciences, 2011.
"Alternative Media and Democratic Praxis," Large Collaborative Grant in Media and Communications, Social Science Research Council, Principle Investigator, 2007/2008.
"The World Social Forum," Research Grant, International Studies Association - International Political Economy Section, 2007.
"Governing and Resisting Global Capitalism: The World Social Forum and the Re-Making of the 21st Century Working Class," Research Grant, Christopher H. Browne Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
"The Genealogy of Global Governance and the World Social Forum," Summer Research Grant, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2005.