Early Career Award, International Social Cognition Network (ISCON)
Rising Star Award, Association for Psychological Science
Early Career Award, International Association for the Psychology of Religion
Distinguished Service Award for PhD Advising, Stanford Graduate School of Business
University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal for Doctoral Studies
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