Affiliations (Memberships): American Sociological Association; African Studies Association; Society for Symbolic Interaction, San Francisco Asian Art Museum; Society of Asian Arts, California Academy of Sciences.
Awards: Inducted into Tapestry of Diverse Talents (2006); Presidents Development Award, American Sociological Association (2006); Presidents Professional Development Award, Womens World, Kampala, Uganda (2002); Bison Ambassadors Teaching Award, North Dakota State University (1999); Bison Ambassadors Teaching Award, North Dakota State University (1997); Anthony Fellow, University of California, San Francisco (1988); First Place Award, Graduate Student Research Day, Social Science Division, University of California, San Francisco (1987)
Creative Works: Speaker, California Pacific Medical Center (2018-Present); Author, Journal, Book Chapter, \”Repairing Broken Rules: Care Seeking Narratives for Menstrual Problems in Mali,\” Medical Anthropology Quarterly (1998); Editor, SWS Network News, Society for Women Sociologists (1997-2000); Co-Author, Journal, Book Chapter, \”Refugees in the Fargo Community: A Research Agenda\” (1996); Author, \”Healing Through the Use of Symbolic Technology Among the Dogon of Mali,\” High Plains Applied Anthropology (1996); Author, Journal, Book Chapter, \”Field Work and Subjectivity: On the Ritualization of Seeing a Burned Child\”, Symbolic Interaction (1995); Contributor, Articles to Professional Journals, Book Chapters
Civic: Part of Liberation Group, (-Present); Leader, Coordinator, Runs/In Charge, Family Caregivers Support Group, (2018-Present); Society of Asian Arts, Board Member, San Francisco, CA (2019); Storyteller, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA (2010-Present); Docent, School Kids, Asian Art Museum, since (2010-Present); Docent, California Academy of Sciences (2008-Present);
Book Editions: Who’s Who in American Education – 2007-2008, 8th Edition (pub. 2007);
Who’s Who in American Education – 2006-2007, 7th Edition (pub. 2005);
Who’s Who of American Women – 2004-2005, 24th Edition (pub. 2004);
Who’s Who of American Women – 1997-1998, 20th Edition (pub. 1997);