Yearly High Scholarship Award, 1986–87 (University of Washington).
The Marilyn and Allen Johnson Memorial Scholarship, 1985–86 (University of Washington), 1986–87 (University of Washington), 1987–88 (Pomona College).
The David L. Edwards Memorial Scholarship, for a Pomona student concentrating in English, 1988–89.
Senior Exercise: Distinction, May 1989.
Rotary Foundation Graduate Ambassadorial Scholar, Perth, Australia, 1993.
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (from the University of Oxford) one week in 12/94 (for research at Harvard’s Widener Library on Henry James).
A French government grant to study at the École Normale Supérieure, winter and spring 1995.
Oxford University Scholarship for Overseas Students, 1991–92, Autumn 1992, Winter and Spring 1994, 1994–95.
Overseas Research Student Award from the British government, Autumn 1992, Winter and Spring 1994, 1994–95.
Paris (from the University of Oxford), one week 5/94, one week 5/96 (for research on Honoré de Balzac at the Balzac Research Center–the Maison de Balzac–and on “French theory” and writing).
University of Oxford, UK, (from Charles University) one week stay for comparative cultural research in the Taylor Institution and in the Bodleian Library, 11/07 and 10/12.
Universität Konstanz, Germany, two-week research stays as a visiting scholar (invite mediated by prof. Aleida Assmann): 1/04, 1/05, 1/06, 2/07, 2/08, 2/09 , 1/10, 1/11, 3-4/13, and 6/14.
Paris, France (from Charles University), short stay for comparative cultural research at various institutions including the Library at the Roland Garros Museum, École de la cause Freudienne, & the École Normale Supérieure: 10/11, 10/13 and 10/15.
University of Winchester, Winchester, UK, six one-week stays on an Erasmus teacher-scholar exchange programme (invite from the Director of Internationalisation Alasdair Spark): 1/12, 1–2/13, 1–2/14, 3–4/16, 2/17 and 2/19.
University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel, one-week stay on a scholar exchange program (invited by prof. Shirley Sharon Zisser): 5/12.
Seattle, Washington, USA (from Charles University) comparative cultural research stays to use the Suzzallo library at the University of Washington, 7–9/12, 6–8/13, 7–8/14, 7–9/15, 7–7/16, 7–8/17 , 7–8/18, and forthcoming 7–8/19 (for the lattermost five stays also a Visiting Scholar, English Department, University of Washington; invited by dr. Robert McNamara and prof. Brian M Reedi): officially 15 June–30 September 2015 and again for 1 June–30 September 2016. This Visiting Scholar status with library privileges (including online access) was extended to 30 September 2017 and again for 1 January–31 December 2018 and from prof. Anis Bawarshi, Acting Chair, from 1 January–31 December 2019.
Five-Year University Visiting Research Fellowship, University of Winchester, Winchester, UK, 12/14–12/19.