Fulbright Scholar Award, University of Liverpool: “Empire at Home: The Inspiration & Legacy of Imperial African Administration in Northwestern England.”

•Honorable Mention, The American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards), European and World History, for The Rule of Empires. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

•John M. Olin Faculty Fellowship: "The 1964 Army Mutinies and the Making of Modern East Africa"

•Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program:"Social Implications of the African Boy Scout Movement in Anglophone Africa, 1900-1970"

•Spencer Foundation Research Grant: "Social Implications of Colonial Education and the African Boy Scout Movement in Anglophone Africa,"

•HP Technology for Teaching Leadership Grant

•Phi Alpha Theta, Washington University Chapter, 2002 Professor of the Year Award

•Kemper Course Development Grant, Washington University

•Arts & Sciences Technology and Curriculum Initiative, Washington University

•Special Recognition, Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, Washington University

Timothy H. Parsons - Professor of African History - Washington University in St. Louis