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FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS 

HONORS 

2017                First Prize, Society for Ethnomusicology: Music and Religion Subsection (Conference Paper: “A Dialogic Musical Analysis of    Shah-jo-Raag—Shah Latif Bhitai’s surs in Post-Colonial Sind, Pakistan.”  

2018           Laura Bassi Editing Press Scholarship 

2016           Frank Henderson Award in Studies of Women and Religion 

2015           The State of Kuwait Award in Islamic Studies  

2013-17    The Institute of Ismaili Studies Doctoral Award  

2006-10     The Institute of Ismaili Studies Graduate Studies Award 

2000-06     Aga Khan Services Education, Pakistan, Humanities  

GRANTS and FELLOWSHIPS 

MUSIC PERFORMANCE 

2019           Canada’s Music Incubators’Artist Entrepreneurship Fellowship 

2015           Cultural Diversity Award from the Edmonton Arts Council  

2015           The Banff Arts Centre, World Music Residency Fellowship  

2014           Flore Shaw Graduate Award in Music, Alberta, Canada  

2009           The Varagur Vaikunta and Sarada Srinivasan Memorial Prize  

ACADEMIC WORK 

INTERNATIONAL 

2019           Ric Trimillos Travel Award, Society for Ethnomusicology  

2017           Music and Religion, Society for Ethnomusicology Travel Award  

2016           The Ginan Studies Association’s Conference Travel Award  

2016           The Institute of Ismaili Studies Ph.D. Workshop Travel Award  

2015           Maud Karpeles Grant, International Council of Traditional Music  

2015           University of Michigan, Sino-Indian Musical Exchanges Conference Travel Award  

2014           University of Cape Breton, Singing-Story-Tellers Conference Travel Award 

2014           University of Chicago, First Ismaili Studies Conference Travel Award,  

INSTITUTIONAL 

2017           Faculty of Graduate Research Travel Grant  

2012-14     Doctoral Recruitment Award 

2012-17     Department of Music, Travel Award 

2012           Green and Gold Leadership and Professional Development Grant  

2012-14     Graduate Student Association Travel Awards 

Former Music Faculty, Semester at Sea, Spring 2020 (Academic Partner: Colorado State University)

Former Music Faculty, Semester at Sea, Spring 2020 (Academic Partner: Colorado State University)