Honors and Awards

2016 Wang Family Excellence Award
California State University

2013 William James Book Award (for: Born Together-Reared Apart)
American Psychological Association (Division 1)

2008 Award for Social Responsibility
Western Psychological Association

2007 Award for Excellence in Research
Mensa Foundation

2007 Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creativity
CSU Fullerton

2007 Academic Community Honor
CSU Fullerton and American Library Association

2006 International Making a Difference Award
Multiple Births Canada

2006 Honoree: Book Launch
California State University, Fullerton

2005 James Shields Award for Lifetime Contributions to Twin Research
Behavior Genetics Association and International Society for Twin Studies

2005 Outstanding Professor of the Year
California State University, Fullerton

2005 Distinguished Faculty Member Award
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, CSU Fullerton

2005 Golden Key International Honour Society
Honorary Member

2005 Faculty Author of the Month (October)
California State University, Fullerton

2005 Multiple Births Foundation
Honorary Member

2004 Faculty Author of the Month (December)
California State University, Fullerton

2005 Elected to Fellow Status
Western Psychological Association

2004 Outstanding Scholarship and Creativity Award
California State University, Fullerton

2003 Outstanding Faculty Recognition: Service
California State University, Fullerton

2002 Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Creativity
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, CSU Fullerton

2001 Faculty Recognition Award for Ten Years of Service
President, California State University, Fullerton

2001 Faculty Recognition Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity
CSUF Faculty Development Center

2000 Honoree: Book Launch
California State University, Fullerton

1999 Honoree and Keynote Speaker: Book Launch
California State University, Fullerton

1999 Distinguished Professor (Humanities and Social Sciences)
California State University, Fullerton

1999 Faculty Author of the Month (May)
California State University, Fullerton

1999 Dean's Faculty Scholar (Humanities and Social Sciences)
California State University, Fullerton

1998 Elected to Fellow Status, Division 1
American Psychological Association

1998 Outstanding Recognition Award: Creativity and Scholarly Activity
California State University, Fullerton

1994 Elected to Fellow Status
American Psychological Society

1993 Elected to Fellow Status, Division 7
American Psychological Association

1990 Induction into the Collegium of Distinguished Alumni
Boston University, Boston, MA

1990 Scholarly Achievement Award (1990)
Academy of Management: Personnel/Human Resources Division
This award is given annually to a paper judged to have made the most
significant contribution to the field of personnel/human resources
management: Arvey, Bouchard, Segal & Abraham (1989).

1989 Award for Contributions to Scientific Research
Sigma Delta Epsilon (National Organization of Women in Science), Minneapolis, MN
This award is given to a single individual “in recognition of contributions
to scientific research,&rdqup; as voted by the membership.

1989 Mary Haga Travel Award
Sigma Delta Epsilon (National Organization of Women in Science),
Minneapolis, MN
This award is given competitively for travel to a scientific meeting for
presentation of a research paper; APA, New Orleans, LA

1989 Continuing Education and Extension Distinguished Teaching Award: Nomination
This award recognizes contributions to teaching and commitment to student
development. Twenty-three of approximately 1,500 eligible faculty members from
the University of Minnesota received nominations.

1986 Award for Excellence in Research
Mensa Foundation

Membership in Honorary Societies:

1983 Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society of North America)

1983 Sigma Delta Epsilon (National Organization of Women in Science)