Grants, Recognition, and Achievement

Professional Grants and Awards

2019 Arizona Psychological Foundation, Award for Contributions to Diversity

2019 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career)

2018 North Country HealthCare, Rookie of the Year

2018 Arizona Psychological Foundation, Outstanding Early Career Psychologist.

2017 National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar, Bethesda MD.

2017 American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues, Fellow.

2017 American Psychological Association, Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, Outstanding Achievement Award.

2017 American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues, Distinguished Book Award.

2016 American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues, Distinguished Professional Contribution Award.

2016 American Psychological Association, Society of Counseling Psychology, Section for LGBT Issues, Early Career Award for Contribution to LGBT Counseling Psychology.

2016 Lagniappe Ladies, Louisiana Tech University. Funding to install an emergency alarm system in the clinic to ensure the safety of student clinicians and the public, Psychological Services Center. Fully funded; $2,111.10.

2015 American Psychological Association, Society of Counseling Psychology, Section for LGBT Issues, Social Justice Award.

2015 American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (Division 44), Certificate of Appreciation.

2015 Louisiana Tech University, College of Education, Faculty Advisor of the Year.

2015 Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, 2015 Campus Suicide Prevention Grant, 3-year $479,973 application, not funded.

2014 American Psychological Association, Presidential Citation, for his knowledge and dedication to positive identity development for LGBT and gender nonconforming people. Presented on February 22, 2014 at the APA Council of Representatives Meeting.

2011 American Psychological Association, Committee on Division/APA Relations, $6,650 Grant to fund the Task Force for Practice Guidelines for Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Clients.

2011 American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (Division 44), Certificate of Appreciation.

Travel Awards

2016 American Psychological Association, International Travel Award, $400 awarded to cover the cost of registration for the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Biennial International Symposium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2014 American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (DIV 44). Early Career Professional Travel Award for Convention, $250.

2014 American Psychological Association, International Travel Award, $400 awarded to cover the cost of registration for the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Biennial International Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand.