Honors and Awards
- The research study, "The Utility of Behavior Management Techniques in Changing Interracial Behaviors," honored by the Journal Press as a Carl Murchison Memorial Paper (only the second study to receive this distinction) and accepted for immediate publication in The Journal of Psychology.
- The dissertation, “The Relationship between Selected Psychological, Environmental and Behavioral Variables and Health Status of Americans in Middle Adulthood,” (written by Sandra Thomas and chaired by Robert Williams) honored as the top dissertation in the College of Education in 1983.
- Nominated in 1982 and 1991 by the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology for the Chancellor’s Research Scholar Award.
- Received the John Tunstall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching, Research, and Service in the College of Education in 1996.
- Nominated by the College of Education for University Distinguished Professor Award in 1998.
- Received the Award for Outstanding Researcher in the College of Education in 2001.
- The research article “Article Publications, Journal Outlets, and Article Themes for Current Faculty in APA-Accredited School Psychology Programs: 1995-1999” selected as one of two finalists for top article of the year in the School Psychology Quarterly in 2004.
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Cooperative Learning Contingencies: Unrelated versus Related Individual and Group Contingencies
Journal of Behavioral Education (2006)
College students operating under related cooperative contingencies (students had to earn individual credit before being considered for group credit) showed ...