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Faculty Awards and Honors

Regina Carroll won the 2017 BF Skinner Foundation New Applied Researcher Award from Division 25 (Behavior Analysis) of the American Psychological Association.  

In April 2016, JoNell Strough received the Benedum Distinguished Scholar Award at WVU.

Cheryl McNeil and graduate student Nancy Wallace were awarded grant funding through the Community Engagement Program at West Virginia University. The investigation aims to train bachelor’s level, community therapists in Staff Child Interaction Therapy (SCIT), a version of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to work with young children with clinically significant disruptive behaviors.

The Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis recognized Andy Lattal with the International Dissemination of Behavior Analysis award. He will receive it at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International in May, 2016.

Barry Edelstein is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Mentor Award from the Gerontological Society of America, Behavioral and Social Sciences section.

The Cynthia D. Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education & Training in Health Psychology will be given to Kevin Larkin at the APA Annual Convention in Toronto in August 2015.

JoNell Strough, attended the ‘International Symposium on Public Policy Challenges and Government Innovations in an Aging Society’ as one of 14 delegates selected to represent the Gerontological Society of America at the conference held in in Shanghai, China (June, 2015). See more at:http://jonell_strough.psychology.wvu.edu/strough_home/research_interests/decision_making

Julie Hicks Patrick, is the new Member-At-Large for Division 20 of the American Psychological Association. She will begin her 3-year term in August of 2015.

Daniel McNeil is recipient of the Florence L. Denmark Faculty Advisor Award from Psi Chi. This international award recognizes one faculty member for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the field of psychology. Dr. McNeil will receive the award at the APA Convention in Toronto in the summer of 2015.

Natalie Shook received the 2015 WVU Eberly College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Researcher Award

Claire St. Peter received the 2015 Ethel and Gerry Heebink Award for Distinguished State Service in the Beginning Service category.

Julie Hicks Patrick, associate professor of life-span developmental psychology, received the Distinguished Gerontologist Award from her alma mater, The University of Akron (October 2014).

Christina Duncan was an invited attendee at the American Psychological Association Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology in August 2014

Hawley Montgomery-Downs was elected President of the West Virginia Sleep Society

JoNell Strough was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 20)

JoNell Strough received the 2014 WVU Eberly College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Researcher Award

Claire St. Peter received the 2014 WVU Eberly College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award

Claire St. Peter received the 2014 WVU Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award

Steve Kinsey was elected Secretary of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and serves on their board of directors

Andy Lattal received the California Association for Behavior Analysis Award for Outstanding Contributions to Behavior Analysis in February 2015

Andy Lattal received the Don Hake Translational Research Award of the Division of Behavior Analysis of the American Psychological Association in 2013

Kevin Larkin was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 38)

Dan McNeil received the 2014 Benedum Distinguished Scholar Award at WVU

Elizabeth Levelle received the Nick Evans Outstanding Advising Award at WVU

Barry Edelstein was named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America