Teaching Incentive Program Award Winner

Shana was one of only 16 faculty members from the University of Central Florida's College of Sciences to receive a Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award in 2022. This award recognizes teaching productivity and excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education.


Women's History Month Honoree

Shana was one of 31 women faculty members honored at the University of Central Florida during March 2020 for Women’s History Month.  Each honoree was nominated by peers and colleagues for her impact on campus and in the community.


AAA Photo Contest Winner

Shana was one of 12 anthropologists to win the 2018 American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Photo Contest. Her photograph taken during fieldwork in Baja California, Mexico, was selected for the AAA's 2019 calendar.