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Honors and Awards

Research Awards

2017  Catalyst Scholar, Society for the Study of School Psychology, School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference

2016  Fellow, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

2015  Inducted Member, Society for the Study of School Psychology

2013  Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 33, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

2012  Fund for Faculty Excellence Award, University of Oregon  

2010  Sara S. Sparrow Early Career Research Award, Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) of the American Psychological Association 

2010  Early Career Award, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

2007  Rising Star Award, College of Arts & Sciences, La Sierra University 

2007  Early Career Scholar, Society for the Study of School Psychology, School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference

2006  Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Summer Institute on Randomized Clinical Trials involving Behavioral Interventions

2003  Dissertation Award, Academy on Mental Retardation

1998 - 2002  Academic Fellowship Recipient, University of California, Riverside 

Teaching/Mentoring Awards 

2008  Research Mentor Award, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University 

2008  Golden Apple Award, Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University 

2007  Golden Apple Award, Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University 

Professional/Leadership Awards 

2011  Excellence Award for Directors of Graduate Studies, University of Oregon, Graduate School 

2008  Professional Excellence Award, Families for Effective Autism Treatment of Central New York (FEAT of CNY) 

2002 - 2003  Training Fellow, Maternal & Child Health Bureau, Kennedy Krieger Institute 

2002 - 2003  Leadership Education Excellence in Caring for Children with Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Trainee, Kennedy Krieger Institute

1999  Next Generation Leader in Mental Retardation, President’s Committee on Mental Retardation, Clinton Administration