Geological Society of America Bulletin, Exceptional Reviewer, 2017.
Best Paper Prize, 2015, “Himalayan Cambrian brachiopods”, Papers in Palaenotology, Systematic monograph series of UK Palaeontological Association.
Verner Z. Reed Professor of Natural Sciences, Colorado College, 2010–2013
Geological Society of America Fellow, 2010.
Geological Society of America Bulletin, Exceptional Reviewer, 2008.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacAurthur Professorship at Colorado College, 1990-1992. Position includes release time, summer salary, equipment purchases, travel expenses, publication costs, and research assistance.
Best Paper Award for the Journal of Paleontology, 1989, presented by the Paleontological Society Council for “The Placentian Series: appearance of the oldest skeletalized faunas in southeastern Newfoundland” by Landing, E., Myrow, P., Benus, A., and Narbonne, G.