YMCA Parenting Project Grant for Angela Keyes, served as faculty advisor and contact person for grant ($5,000; 2003-2004).
Dissertation Completion Grant, PI and doctoral candidate, Temple University, 1999 ($10,600).
Predissertation Research Study Grant, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Psychopathology and Development, PI, 1996 ($800).
Grants Submitted and under Review: Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST): Stress and the Child’s Brain: Testing a Model of Epigenetic Effects on Hippocampal Functional Connectivity. Collaborator with PI Kyle Simmons ($135,000; July 1, 2017 – June 31, 2020, not awarded).
Administration for Children and Families, HHS: Building Relationships Among Parents, Teachers, and Early Head Start Children: Integrated Interventions that Improve Biobehavioral Responses to Stress and Emotion Regulation. PI ($2,367,586; not awarded)
National Institutes of Health, NIMH: Identifying Distinct Developmental Pathways to Conduct Disorder in Young Children, Consultant, PI Paul J. Frick (R01, under revision).
National Institutes of Health, R01 for COBRE (Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence) proposal: Understanding Precursors of Conduct Disorder: A Prospective Study to Guide Intervention, PI with Co-I Jennifer Craven ($2,027,612; submitted February 2013, not awarded).
National Institutes of Health, NICHD: Precarious Employment and Parenting in Impoverished Adolescents' Sleep and Diet, Co-I with PI Joseph Grzywacz and Co-I’s Lenka Shriver and Orfeo Buxton ($3,524,157; submitted, October 2012, resubmitted November 2013, not awarded).
National Science Foundation, Developmental and Learning Science Branches: Multi-Method Modeling of Emotion Processes in Parent-Adolescent Dyads. PI with Co-PIs Michael Criss & Jennifer Silk (submitted 1-15-09, $613,043, fundable score, low priority, resubmitted 1-15-10, not awarded).
National Institute of Health Post-doctoral Training Grant: Environmental Moral Behavior Modeling Effects on Childhood Adjustment, sponsor for Brenda McDaniel (NRSA, scores 289, 240, $127,745, not awarded).
National Institute for Child Health and Development (NICHD) and National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health: Cognitive-emotional Process and Behavior Outcome in Families Exposed to Violence, Co-PI with Paul Boxer and Paul Frick (R01; scores 202, 183, 181, $3,045,070, not awarded).
National Science Foundation: Doctoral dissertation research: The role of Family and Community in Mitigating the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children, PI for dissertation grant for Mumbe Kithakye (submitted 2-15-07; $7,500, not awarded).
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health: The Influence of Ethnicity on the Expression of ADHD in American Indian Children, Co-PI with Cynthia Hartung (R21; submitted 10-01-06; $382,064, not awarded).
National Institute of Health Pre-doctoral Training Grant: Dyadic Regulation Maltreated Young Children, faculty mentor for Lara Robinson (NRSA, re-submitted in August 2005, not awarded, priority score 200).
National Science Foundation Early Career Award: Children’s Emotion Regulation and Social Relationships as Predictors of School Adjustment (submitted July 2002, $401,337, not awarded).
Honors and Awards: Regents Professor, July 2017
George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Child Development, July 2016 –
Regents Distinguished Teaching Award – In recognition of teaching excellence, Oklahoma State University, 2015.
Featured researcher, article in Vanguard: Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity at Oklahoma State University, 2015 issue.
Bryan Close Endowed Professorship, July, 2013- June, 2016
Regents Distinguished Research Award – In recognition of research excellence, Oklahoma State University, 2013.
Featured researcher, article in State Magazine, the official magazine of Oklahoma State University, Fall 2012.
Selected for 40 Under 40 Class of 2012, “movers and shakers that make Oklahoma a more exciting place to live” – featured in Oklahoma Magazine, April 2012.
Featured researcher, article in Vanguard: Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity at Oklahoma State University, 2009 issue.
Head Start Graduate Student Research Scholar Mentor, 2004-2007.
Early Career Achievement Award for Excellence in Research, University of New Orleans, 2005 ($1,000).
University of New Orleans Advisor of the Year (Psi Chi), 2005.
Marianthi Georgoudi Dissertation Award, Temple University, 2001 ($500).
Phi Beta Kappa, Southwestern University.
Outstanding Psychology Student of the Year, Southwestern University.
Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, Southwestern University.