Selected by “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine as an Emerging Scholar for 2015. Aziz is highlighted in an interview in the "Professors of Purpose" edition of the publication.
Presented his work-in-progress, “Charging the Poor: Criminal Justice Debt & Modern Day Debtors’ Prisons,” at ClassCrits VII – “Poverty, Precarity, & Work: Struggle & Solidarity in an Era of Permanent(?) Crisis,” at UC Davis School of Law.
Inducted as a Fellow into The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, acknowledging his accomplishments over the last twenty years as a labor and employment lawyer, professor, arbitrator and mediator.