2012 Appointed Timor-Leste Country of Origin Expert • Fahamu Refugee Programme, UK
2012 AppointedHonorary Research Fellow • Kathleen Lumley College, Adelaide University for “work and contribution to the scholarly and international communities” concerning research on Timor-Leste.
2010 Endeavour Research Fellowship Award • Australian Department of Education (DEEWR)
2007 Post-doctoral Fellowship Award • Monash University, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Anthropology Department
2001-2004 Honorary Appointment to the Board of Directors • Alola Foundation (East Timor and Australia)
2002 Volunteer Service Certificate • Australian Volunteers International
2001 Service Certificate for Volunteers to East Timor • Australian Department of Foreign Affairs
2000 Latrobe University, Politics Department • Top Ranked Scholarship Prize & Australian Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award