Ballerini’s cross-textual approach is crucial to our understanding of photography’s role in relation to both visual and textual means of representation. 
Keri Yousif, Visual Resources, Vol.xxvii, No.4, December 2011.



Short Listed, SLICE Fiction Contest 2015

Professional member PEN, USA

Andrew W. Mellon Study Grant, 1999

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 1995-96

Princeton University Gould Fellowship, 1988-89

Hunter College Richter Scholarship Award, 1976