Faculty Honors & Awards

FIU Center for Children and Families Awards 2011-2015

Bagner, Daniel

  1. Editorial boards: Children’s Health Care, Clinical Psychology Review, Education and Treatment of Children, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  2. Board Member, Florida Association for Infant Mental Health
  3. Co-Chair for the Miami Chapter of the Florida Association for Infant Mental Health
  4. Chair of the PCIT International Research Task Force

Bahrick, Lorraine

  1. Excellence in Research and Creative Activities, FIU Faculty Award, September 2013
  2. Fellow: Association for Psychological Science, 2013

Comer, Jonathan

  1. Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation and the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of APA), 2015
  2. Diane J. Willis Early Career Award from the Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice (Division 37) of the American Psychological Association, 2015
  3. Early Career Award from the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53) of the American Psychological Association, 2015
  4. Early Career Award from the Committee on Children, Youth, and Families (CYF) of the American Psychological Association, 2015
  5. Named Florida International University “Top Scholar,” 2015
  6. Named one of 2013's "Rising Stars" by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), 2013
  7. President’s New Research Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), 2012
  8. Early Career Award from the ABCT Anxiety Disorders Special Interest Group, 2012
  9. Governance/Elected offices
    • Secretary, Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53), 2013-present
    • Chair, ABCT Committee on Continuing Education, 2013-present
  10. Editorships
    • Editor-in-Chief, The Clinical Psychologist, 2014-present
    • Guest Editor, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice (Special series on Technology and Mental Health), Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (Special series on Child Telemental Health), Journal of Pediatric Psychology (Special series on Trauma and Physical Health), 2015
    • Senior Editor, Oxford Research Reviews in Psychology, Oxford University Press, 2012-present
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Journal of Anxiety Disorders
  11. Convention Program Committees
    • Member, ABCT Workshop Review Committee, 2015
    • Program Chair, Niagara in Miami Conference on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2015
    • Program Chair, PCIT International Biennial Convention, 2013
    • Member, Review Committee of the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2015
  12. Awards Evaluation Committees
    • Member, ABCT Anxiety Disorders SIG Early Career Award Evaluation Committee
    • Member, Review Committee of APA Science Directorate's Dissertation Research Award, 2013
  13. Member, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Research Task Force, 2013-present

Frazier, Stacy

  1. Associate Editor, Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 2014-present

Furr, Jami

  1. Board of Directors, Selective Mutism Group, 2015

Gonzalez, Raul

  1. Associate Member of the American College on Neuropsychopharmacology, 2015
  2. NIDA DCNBR Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award, 2013
  3. Florida International University Top Scholar, 2013
  4. Continuing Education Committee of the International Neuropsychological Society
  5. National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference Program Committee, 2011 – 2013
  6. American Psychological Association, Division 40 Program Committee, 2011 – 2014
  7. Director of Continuing Education, International Neuropsychological Society, 2012 – Present
  8. American Psychological Association – Division 40 Public Interest Advisory Committee Ethnic Minority Affairs Subcommittee, 2012 – Present
  9. Editorial Boards: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (2011 – 2014), Neuropsychology (2013 – Present), Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology (2013 – Present)

Graziano, Paulo

  1. Editorial board of the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology

Gutierrez, Anibal

  1. Paper recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) as one of the advances in ASD research for 2013 (http:/iacc.hhs.govsummary-advances/2013/index.shtml#question5-comparative-efficacy-leap-teacch-non-model-specific-special-education-programs-preschoolers-autism-spectrum-disorders)
  2. The Victory Center for Autism & Behavioral Challenges Annual Gala Award Recipient, 2013

Hart, Katie

  1. Florida International University Top Scholar, 2015
  2. Elected co-chair, Young Children with Special Needs and Disabilities Council of Miami-Dade County

Lickliter, Robert

  1. Associate Editor of Developmental Science until 2013

Klemfuss, J. Zoe

  1. Mentor of a recipient of the FIU Award for Academic Excellence (2014)
  2. Society for Research in Child Development Travel Award (2013)
  3. Co-mentor (with Prof. Jodi Quas) of an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Fellow (2012-2013)
  4. American Psychology-Law Society (APA, Division 41), Early Career Grant-In-Aid. Facilitating children's event reports and emotion regulation after stress exposure. (Direct costs: $5,000). PI: J. Zoe Klemfuss
  5. Member, AP-LS Dissertation Awards Committee, Spring 2015-present

Malloy, Lindsay

  1. Saleem Shah Award for Early Career Excellence in Psychology and Law from the American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of APA) / American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 2013
  2. Diane J. Willis Early Career Award - Division 37 of APA (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice) / American Psychological Foundation, 2013
  3. Florida International University “Top Scholar, ” 2013
  4. Early Career Network Representative for Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of APA.
  5. Editorial Board: Law and Human Behavior

Musser, Erica

  1. Society for Research on Child Development Student and Early Career Council representative to the Interdisciplinary Committee, 2015-Present
  2. Society for Research on Child Development representative to the Student and Early Career Council (SECC), 2015-Present
  3. Awarded for Top 5 most downloaded/read articles of 2014: Musser, E.D., Hawkey, E., Kachan-Liu, S.S., Steiner, R.D., Lees, P., Roullet, J.-B., Goddard, K., Nigg, J.T. (2014). Shared familial transmission of autism spectrum and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(7), 819-827. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12201
  4. Awarded for Top 3 most downloaded/read articles of 2014: Bernstein, R.E., Musser, E.D., Ablow, J.C., Measelle, J.R., Laurent, H.K. (2013). In an idealized world: Can discrepancies across self-reported parental care and abuse experience during childhood predict infant attachment avoidance? Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 14(5), 529-545. DOI:10.1080/15299732.2013.773476

Pelham, William

  1. Distinguished FIU Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
  2. Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP), Distinguished Scientist Award, 2012
  3. Co-Chair, Disruptive Behavior, Violence Prevention, Social and Character Work Group, ACCESS, 2013 – Present
  4. Chair, Chairs Advisory Council of Florida International University, 2014 – Present
  5. Member, Ad-Hoc Planning Advisory Group, The Children’s Trust, 2014 – Present
  6. Chair, Program Services Committee, The Children’s Trust, 2013 – Present
  7. Member, Executive Committee of the Board, The Children’s Trust, 2013 – Present

Pettit, Jeremy

  1. Florida International University Top Scholar, 2015
  2. Florida International University Top Scholar, 2013
  3. Edwin S. Shneidman Award: American Association of Suicidology 2013, awarded for “outstanding early career contributions to suicide research”
  4. Top 25 Psychology Professors in Florida: Named one of the top psychology professors in the state of Florida by Onlineschools.com
  5. Associate Editor, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology
  6. Former Editor in Chief, Behavioral Medicine

Raiker, Joseph

  1. 2015 NIMH Child Intervention, Prevention & Services (CHIPS) Fellowship
  2. Editorial Board: Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology

Reeb-Sutherland, Bethany

  1. Program Director, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology

Sibley, Margaret

  1. 2014-2016 Klingenstein 3rd Generation Foundation Fellowship in ADHD
  2. 2014 Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Young Scientist Award ($5000)
  3. 2014 American Psychological Foundation Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Award ($1000)
  4. Florida International University Top Scholar, 2013
  5. Guest editor: Journal of Abnormal Psychology
  6. Editorial board: School Mental Health

Soto, Fabian (new faculty 2015)

  1. Brenda A. Milner Award (Young Investigator Award), from the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology (Division 6) of the American Psychological Association, 2012
  2. New Investigator Award, from the Division of Experimental Psychology (Division 3) of the American Psychological Association, 2011

Stephens, Dionne

  1. Global Health Equity Scholars’ Faculty Fellowship, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Fogarty International Center (FIC)- (UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Yale University & FIU Research Consortium), 2014
  2. Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Summer Institute Fellow, American Psychological Association, Office of Ethnic and Minority Affairs, 2013
  3. Institute for Feminist Academic Psychologists Fellowship, American Psychological Association and Division 35: The Society for the Psychology of Women, 2012
  4. Editorial Boards: Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships (2014- Present)

Trucco, Elisa

  1. Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award, Research Society on Alcoholism 2015
  2. Emerging Scholar Spotlight, Society for Research on Adolescence 2015
  3. Addictive Behaviors, Outstanding Reviewer, 2014
  4. NIDA T32 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, Substance Abuse: Bench to Bedside Interdisciplinary/IRWG Program, 2014-2015
  5. Junior Investigator Award, Research Society on Alcoholism, 2013
  6. Travel Award, Society for Prevention Research, 2013

Villodas, Miguel

  1. Fostering Panther Pride Research Award from the Office of Engagement, 2015

Waxmonsky, James

  1. FIU Top Scholar College of Medicine for Academic Achievements, 2012