2016 National citation for outstanding contributions to student learning, Australian Awards for University Teaching. Recognised for: ‘developing the capability of emerging public sector leaders and the quality of government through industry-engaged and research-led learning in the Graduate Certificate in Policy Analysis.
2015 Griffith Excellence in Teaching Award for ‘Programs that Enhance Learning’ for leadership of the GCPA.
2012 Pro Vice Chancellor’s Service Award for Community Service, Griffith Business School.
2012 Outstanding Media Work Award – Business, External RelationsCommunications Group, Griffith University.
2010 National Fellow, Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA). Awarded for services to the study and practice of public administration in Australia.
2009 Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Award, Griffith Business School.
2007 Australasian Political Studies Association Mayer Prize for best article in the Australian Journal of Political Science 2006.
2005 Academic excellence for perfect examination results in doctoral thesis, Griffith University http://www.griffith.edu.au/ogs/
2000 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship, Griffith University.
1999 Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence for results in Honours.