Catholic Press Association 3rd Place, Category of "History" for co-edited 2009 Orbis Book publication, Religion and Society in Latin America: Interpretive Essays from Conquest to Present.
Provost's Award for Excellence in Advancing Global Learning, University of Scranton, 2009.
Luso-American Foundation Scholarship (Program in Portuguese), University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 2007
Catholic Press Association 1st Place, Category of "Reference Work" for co-edited 2006 Orbis Book publication, Religion in Latin America: A Documentary History.
"Who's Who Among America's Teachers," 2006.
Internal Research Grants, University of Scranton, 2001 - 2009.
Faculty-Directed Student Summer Program (Mexico City), 2001; (Scranton), 2007.
Search Associates International School Teacher of the Year, 1998 - 1999.
The Donald B. Hoffman Graduate Scholarship Award, Phi Alpha Theta, 1991.
The Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere, American Historical Association, 1991.
Fulbright-Hays Foundation Fellowship to Mexico, 1989-90.
U.S. Department of Education Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for 1987 - 88 (Guatemala).
U.S. Department of Education Title VI Fellowship for Intensive Language Study, 1986 (Spain).
Dr. Lee Penyak
Department of History
University of Scranton
St. Thomas Hall, Rm. 308C
Scranton, PA 18510
Tel: (570) 941-4369
Fax: (570) 941-6369