2011, MLA's Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Studies

Chinese Shakespeares

2010, Joe A. Callaway Prize for the Best Book in Drama and Theatre--Honorable Mention
International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS) Colleagues' Choice Award [PDF]
2010, American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) research fellowship
SSHRC 2012-2017 SSHRC grant for A Web Edition of Shakespeare’s King Lears, PI: Michael Best; with Alex Huang, Andrew Griffin and Lynne Bradley
2012, Folger Institute (Washington, D.C.) short-term fellowship
Mercator 2012, Stiftung Mercator grant for Weltliteratur und Welttheater
GW 2012, George Washington University Office of the Vice President for Research University Facilitating Fund research grant
Elliott School 2012, George Washington University Sigur Center for Asian Studies research grant

2010 Association for Asian Studies outreach grant for the symposium “Asia and Global Digital Media" and conference grant for the Mid-Atlantic Region AAS annual conference

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, publication subsidy award for monograph Chinese Shakespeares
2006, International Shakespeare Association Travel Grant
2010, Penn State University Institute for the Arts and Humanities research grant
2008, Best Paper Award, Inaugural Conference of Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
2009 and 2011, Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Comparative Literature, Penn State University
2004, Mellon Foundation grant to participate in the Technology & Language Instruction Certificate Program, Middlebury College Center for Educational Technology
2007, National Science Council Grant (Taiwan) for Short-term Visiting Scholars
2002, Shakespeare Association of America (SAA) graduate student travel award
2004, Association of Asian Performance Emerging Scholar Award