Dr. Herr has received numerous awards, including the Boniface Wimmer Faculty Award, which recognizes continuing, distinguished achievement and loyal service to Saint Vincent College and its students, the SVC Faculty Development Grant, a Dissertation Year Fellowship and the Henry Oliver Award at Indiana University at Bloomington.Dr. Herr has refereed publications in the Journal of Development Economics, The Economic Journal, Games and Economics Behavior and the Journal of Catholic Higher Education. He has produced a series of labor market studies for the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board as well as a series of reports on trail use patterns along the Great Allegheny Passage for the Allegheny Trail Alliance. In addition, he has delivered numerous lectures and participated in several seminars at national conferences and universities outside of Saint Vincent College.Dr. Herr is active in the community, having served as Treasurer of the Latrobe Union Mission, a homeless men's rehabilitation shelter, as a member of the International Red Cross Service Committee and as a vestry member at Saint Michael's of the Valley Episcopal Church.Dr. Herr is also the men's cross country and track coach at Saint Vincent College.