ISU Bioethics Program Small Grant Competition, title: “Why Civilizations Fall: Reductionism and Holism in Theories of Ecological and Social Collapse”, for one month of summer support in 2006.

Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research Grant (w/ Arnold van der Valk), title: “Holism and Reductionism in Theories of Ecological Change”, for one month of summer support in 2006.

ISU Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Research Scholarship Grant. For travel expenses to Towson University, MD, for a workshop on strategies for integrating holistic and reductionistic approaches to ecological succession, 2004.

ISU Council on Scholarship in the Humanities Research Grant. For expenses relating to research on methodological issues in biocomplexity and agroecology, 2003.

ISU Research Fellowship in Ethics and Plant Sciences. For expenses relating to research on life-based approaches to environmental value theory, 2001.

ISU Foreign Travel Grant. For travel expenses to the Philosophy of Science Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, April 10-14, 2000.

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) doctoral fellowship awarded for academic years 1994/1995 through 1996/1997.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship Award (OGS), 1992/1993.

Special University Scholarship, University of Western Ontario, 1991/1992 through 1996/1997.

Ontario Graduate Admission Scholarship, University of Western Ontario, 1991/1992.

Graduate Tuition Award, University of Western Ontario, 1994/1997.