Grants and Awards

ACTIVE GRANTS

Encouraging Social Inclusiveness as a Means to Promoting Academic Performance, 2016-2019
U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences, R324A160053 ($1,499,804 USD total costs; $1,208,229 USD direct costs). Role: PI

Focused Classroom Coaching and Widespread Racial Equity in School Discipline, 2016-2018
William T. Grant Foundation ($180,000 USD total costs; $156,522 USD direct costs). Role: Co-I (PI: Anne Gregory, PhD) 

Training Parents as Friendship Coaches for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, 2013-2018
Canadian Institutes of Heath Research, Operating Grant ($1,038,200 CAD total costs; $883,574 CAD direct costs). Role: PI

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award, 2012-2020
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research ($635,000 CAD direct costs). Role: PI

Social Interactions in Pokemon Go, 2017-2018
University of British Columbia Arts Seed Grant ($4000 CAD direct costs). Role: PI

Jump Start Faculty Fellows Impact Survey, 2017-2018
University of British Columbia Centre for Student Involvement and Careers ($5000 CAD direct costs). Role: PI

 


COMPLETED GRANTS

Online Social Communication Patterns and Adjustment during Students’ Transition to University, 2012-2015
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Development Grant ($86,028 CAD total costs; $73,215 CAD direct costs) and University of British Columbia Office of the Vice President, Students ($65,000 CAD direct costs). Role: PI

Classroom-Level Intervention to Promote Acceptance of Children with ADHD by Peers, 2010-2012
National Institute of Mental Health, 1R21MH091486 ($415,802 USD total costs; $275,000 USD direct costs). Role: PI

Increasing Adolescent Engagement, Motivation, and Achievement: Efficacy of a Web-Based, Teacher Development Model, 2010-2014
U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences, R305A100367 ($2,688,440 USD total costs). Role: Co-I (PI: Joseph Allen, PhD)

Mead Honored Professors Program, 2009-2010
University of Virginia ($3000 USD direct costs)

Parental Influences on Peer Socialization of Children with ADHD, 2007-2009
National Institute of Mental Health, 1R03MH079019 ($151,500 USD total costs; $100,000 USD direct costs). Role: PI

Teacher Practices that Promote Children’s Academic Success through Reducing Peer Rejection, 2007-2009
National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation ($55,000 USD direct costs). Role: PI

Lilly University Teaching Fellowship, 2007-2008
University of Virginia ($7000 USD direct costs).

Recasting the Secondary School Classroom as a Context for Positive Youth Development, 2006-2010
William T. Grant Foundation ($1,099,214 USD total costs). Role: Co-I (PI: Joseph Allen, PhD) 

Promoting Driving Safety among Adolescents with ADHD, 2007-2008
Shire Pharmaceuticals ($226,750 USD total costs). Role: Co-I (PI: Daniel Cox, PhD)

Excellence in Diversity Fellowship, 2005-2006
University of Virginia ($1000 USD direct costs).

Individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award (NRSA), 2001-2004
National Institute of Mental Health, 1F31MH012838 ($74,000 USD total costs). Fellowship funding graduate training. Role: PI (Sponsor: Hinshaw)

Harry S Truman Scholar, 1997
Harry S Truman Foundation national competition for academic excellence and leadership ability. Fellowship funding undergraduate and graduate training ($30,000 USD direct costs).

Presidential Scholar, 1994
Stanford University distinction given to the top 2% of the freshman class. Grant funding undergraduate research ($2500 USD direct costs).

National Merit Scholar, 1994
Fellowship funding undergraduate training ($1000 USD direct costs)


SPONSORED STUDENT GRANTS

Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Graduate Student Fellowship to Matthew Lerner, 2011-2012
American Psychological Foundation. Role: Sponsor

Institute of Education Sciences Predoctoral Fellowship to Marissa Griggs, 2010-2012
Institute of Education Sciences. Role: Sponsor

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada MA and PhD Fellowship to Mary Jia, 2012-2018
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Role: Sponsor

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada MA and PhD Fellowship to Jennifer Na, 2013-2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Role: Sponsor


CONSULTANT SERVICES ON GRANTS

Sluggish Cognitive Tempo: Examining its Impact on Educational Functioning, 2016-2020
U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences, R305A160064 ($1,393,223 USD total costs). Role: Consultant (PI: Stephen Becker, PhD)

Social and Academic Problems in ADHD: The Role of Implicit and Explicit Learning, 2010-2015
National Institute of Mental Health, 1R01MH084947 ($1,811,547 USD total costs). Role: Consultant (PI: Cynthia Huang-Pollock, PhD)

Building Teacher Capacity and Lowering Special Education Referrals, 2006-2008
Society for Study of School Psychology ($8000 USD direct costs). Role: Consultant (PI: Anne Gregory, PhD)


AWARDS

Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Startup Research Award, 2012
University of British Columbia

Designated “APS Rising Star”, 2011
Association for Psychological Science

Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award, 2010
University of Virginia. Awarded one semester research leave at full pay and an honorarium. This university-wide award is the top teaching honor an assistant professor can receive.

Psychology Department Distinguished Professor Award, 2010
University of Virginia Psychology Department. Awarded to one faculty member each year for accomplishments in research and teaching.

Finalist, William T. Grant Scholars, 2009 and 2010
William T. Grant Foundation

ADHD and Family Issues Award, 2008
Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD, a national advocacy organization). Awarded to Mikami & Pfiffner (2008) manuscript

Young Scientist Research Award, 2006
Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

Junior Faculty Mentoring Award, 2005
American Psychological Association, Division 53 (Child Clinical)

Robert E. Harris Award in Clinical Psychology, 2005
University of California, San Francisco. Prize awarded for excellence in postdoctoral research.

Sheldon J. Korchin Prize in Clinical Psychology, 2003
University of California, Berkeley. Prize awarded for excellence in dissertation research.

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, 2003
University of California, Berkeley. Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
Invited for membership by Stanford University.

Firestone Medal, 1998
Stanford University. Prize awarded for excellence in senior honors thesis research.