Distinguished Humanities Educator Award, Community College Humanities Association, 2012
Service Award, Community College Humanities Association, 2011
Faculty Member Award Nominee, Association of Community College Trustees, Central Region, 2005
MODEL (Motivating Others, Developing Excellent Leaders) Award, Student Activities, WashtenawCommunity College, 2004.
Pushcart Prize nomination, 2015
Best of the Net nomination, 2012
Best Indie Lit New England nomination, 2012
Rhysling Award nomination, Science Fiction Poetry Association, 1993