accolades

grants, scholarships, and fellowships

Provost's Honors College Merit Award, UWM Honors College, 2019
Louise J. Kordus Memorial Scholarship, UWM Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, 2018
Undergraduate Research Travel Award (Baltimore, MD), UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018
Undergraduate Research Travel Award (Berkeley, CA), UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018
Senior Excellence in Research Award, UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018
Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows, UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018
Dr. Donna Decker Scholarship, UWM College of Letters and Science, 2018
Lubar Scholars in Film Travel Award (Prague, Czech Republic), UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, 2017
Education Grant, Stiftelsen Anna Whitlocks Minnesfond, 2017
Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows, UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017
GMF Journal Foundation Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Scholarship, UWM Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, 2017
Robert A. Nelson Film Portfolio Scholarship, UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, 2017
Helmut W. Hampel Scholarship, UWM LGBT Resource Center, 2017
Education Grant, Stiftelsen Anna Whitlocks Minnesfond, 2016

awards

Honorable Mention, Ruback Prize for Distinguished Writing, UWM Honors College, 2019
Best Student LGBTIQQ Film, Splice Film Fest, 2018
Outstanding Undergraduate Research and Service Award, UWM English Department, 2018
First Place, Upper-Level Division, Honors College Essay Competition, 2017
Diploma project of the year, Ljud- och Bildskolan Kristianstad, 2015
Entrepreneur of the year, Ljud- och Bildskolan Kristianstad, 2014
Video production of the year, Ljud- och Bildskolan Kristianstad, 2014


Honorable Mention, Ruback Prize for Distinguished Writing
"The Menstruous and the Monstrous in Stephen King's Carrie"

UWM Honors College, 2019
"The judges praised the work as 'mature,' noteworthy for its 'wide-ranging theoretical component.' They called it 'quite sophisticated,' with one offering 'kudos for ambition and savvy.'"

First Place, Upper-Level Division
"The Feminine Threat: Reconsidering the Damsel in Distress in Early Disney Films"

UWM Honors College Essay Competition, 2017
"The judges particularly liked the piece's 'smooth writing' and 'risk-taking, clear argument.' One praised its 'distinctive voice,' saying 'it sounds like someone with wit, cleverness, and sensitivity to language,' while another felt 'the author is seeing the connective tissue between representations.'"

Diploma project of the year
"The Basics of Stop Motion"

Ljud- och Bildskolan Kristianstad, 2015
"For a thorough, well-nuanced and well written work about the creative process, the historical development and the camera's importance to the Stop Motion film. The work is of very high quality and had with no trouble received the highest grade at a university. Both the linguistic quality and the scientific quality is high and the work is the result of extensive and solid research. Straight through, a high-class well done work."

Entrepreneur of the year
"Kristianstad Ă–sterlen Airport"

Ljud- och Bildskolan Kristianstad, 2014
"For having taken his own initiative during the class of "Film- and TV-production" and therefore created a significant collaboration with Kristianstad Airport. During this work, the student has shown characteristics that distinguish a skillful entrepreneur, namely resourcefulness, courage and ability of initiative."

Video production of the year
"Kremlin Empire"

Ljud- och Bildskolan Kristianstad, 2014
"To have, with both creativity and commitment, created a different and interesting film which has required both a great amount of preparatory work, accuracy and precision."