Awards & Press

Pictured: Dr. Anu on the cover of Perspectives, a University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences publication

Recent Press, Podcasts & Interviews

"Shame, Anti-racism, and Beyond Guilt Trips," University of Washington Dept of English interview, Oct 2020


  • Beyond Guilt Trips selected as a Finalist for the Washington State Book Award, Foreward Indies Book Award (Bronze Prize in Travel) and Finalist for the Wishing Shelf and Next Generation Indie Book Awards

  • Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” recognition

  • University of Washington’s Distinguished Teaching Award

  • University of Washington Diversity Fellow

  • University of California President’s Dissertation Fellowship

  • Multiple US Fulbright Scholar Grants to collaborate with partners abroad

  • Consultant on the Fulbright Specialist Roster

  • Four-time Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Roster member

  • VONA/Voices Fellow and Hedgebook Alumna with writing featured in YES!, Away and Jaggery magazines.

  • Featured on national radio broadcasts “Travel with Rick Steves” and Peabody-award winning podcast “To the Best of Our Knowledge.”

"Beyond Guilt Trips," Impact Travel Alliance book discussion, Nov 2020