Listed below are a snapshot of some external awards and honors:
- Archaeological Institute of America Lecturer.
- Archaeological Institute of America Lecturer. (accepted/deferred)
- Coursera. University of Michigan. Programming for Everybody: Python Certification Scholarship.
- Archaeological Institute of America Lecturer. *nomination*
- American Society of Overseas Research, Alexandria Archival Institute, and Open Context. Digging Up Data: Turning an Idea into Digital Scholar.
- Andrew W. Mellon/HILLS Postdoctoral Scholar.
- Fulbright Postdoctoral Researcher.
- W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research. Associate Senior Fellow.
- May 10, 2019. Society of Classical Studies. Dissertation Spotlight: Understanding the Roman Appropriation of Ancient Egyptian Religion.
- September 30, 2019. Herald Palladium. Vivian Laughlin Receives Fulbright Award.
- September 25, 2019. Spectrum. Andrews University Graduate Wins Prestigious Fulbright Award.
- September 23, 2019. ABC 57. Recent Andrews University graduate wins Fulbright Award.
- Forum for Theological Exploration. Dissertation Fellowship.
- William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Minorities. Hearst Dissertation Fellow.
- Forum for Theological Exploration, SBL/AAR Annual Conference Travel Scholarship.
- American Society of Overseas Research, Platt Excavation Fellowship.
- American Center of Research, Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship.
- American Society of Overseas Research, Annual Meetings Student Travel Grant.
- Columbia University, Advanced Program of Ancient History and Art. Hadrian’s Villa Excavation Fellowship.