Grants

2017 International Travel Grant
CSU Fullerton

2016 California State University Senior Faculty Grant
Associations among intelligence, creativity and the Draw-A-Person-Test

2015 Humanities and Social Sciences Summer Stipend
Summer Research Activity

2015 Centers and Institutes Planning and Expansion Program, CSUF
“Twin Studies Center”

2014 International Travel Grant
CSU Fullerton

2013 Centers and Institutes Planning and Expansion Program, CSUF
“Twin Studies Center”

2013 International Travel Grant
CSU Fullerton

2013 Centers and Institutes Planning and Expansion Program
Twin Studies Center

2012 International Travel Grant
CSU Fullerton

2012 Faculty Student Research and Creative Activities Grant
Loss of a Twin

2012 International Travel Grant
CSU Fullerton

2012 California State University Senior Faculty Research Award
Adopted Twins and Virtual Twins: Within-Pair Similarity and Parental Favoritism

2012 California State University Senior Faculty Research Award
Behavioral Similarity: Unrelated Look-Alikes vs. Virtual Twins 

2011 California State University Senior Faculty Research Award
Behavioral Development in Virtual Twins and Chinese Twins
Adopted Apart and Together

2010 Dean’s Summer Stipend
Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart; Book Project

2010 California State University OGC Mini Grant
Switched at Birth Twins in the Canary Islands

2009 California State University Senior Faculty Research Award
First Prospective Study and Follow-up of Twins Reared Apart

2009 FDC Faculty/Student Research Award
Loss of a Twin, CSUF

2007 Positive Solutions. Rye, NY
Cooperative Eye Hypothesis: Eye Preferences in Children and Adults

2007 California State Mini-Grant
Twins Adopted From China: Behavioral Similarity and Adjustment

2007 Dean’rsquo;s Summer Research Stipend
Chinese Twins Adopted Apart; Book proposal

2007 International Travel Grant
CSU Fullerton

2007 CSUF Undergraduate Support Initiative: Research and Creativity Award
Social Relationships in Twins and Their Families

2006 California State University, State Special Award
Chinese Twins Adopted Apart and Virtual Twins: How Similar Are They?

2002 - 2005 Co-PI on National Institute of Mental Health Grant with
USF Collaborator (S. McGuire)
Twins, Virtual Twins and Friends: Peers and Adjustment

2002 California State University, Senior Faculty Award
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Behavioral Problems
in Childhood: A Twin-Virtual Twin Comparison

2001 California State University Mini-Grant
Virtual Twins: Genetic and Environmental Influences on Mental Skill Profiles

2001 International Travel Grant
International Twin Congress, London, England

2000 California State University Mini-Grant
Virtual Twins: How Similar is Their Personality?

2000 International Travel Grant
International Society for Human Ethology, Salamanca, Spain

1999 California State University, Mini-grant Award
Virtual Twins: A Fresh Look at Problem Behaviors

1998 California State University, Senior Research Award
Pseudo-Twin Siblings: New Analyses of New Cases

1997 Same-Age Unrelated Siblings: Unique Test of Within-Family Environmental Influences.
National Science Foundation SBR-9712875

1997 California State Mini-grant Award
Social Closeness and Familiarity: What do Reunited Twins Tell Us?

1996 General Faculty Research Award
Behavioral Similarity of Unrelated Same-Age Siblings

1996 Undergraduate Support Initiative: Research and Creativity Award: Videotape
Analysis of Cooperation and Competition in Twins: Comparison of Behavior
in a Laboratory and at Home.

1996 International Travel Grant
International Society for Human Ethology, Vienna, Austria

1995 California State Grant: Unrelated Siblings of the Same Age:
New Approach to Nature and Nurture

1995 Festschrift Grant: Genetic, Ethological and Evolutionary Perspectives on
Human Development
American Psychological Association, Science Directorate

1995 Summer Stipend for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

1994 Summer Stipend for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

1993 California State Grant
California State University, Fullerton
“Behavioral and Physical Development of Opposite-Sex Twins”

1992 Hughes Faculty Research Award
California State University, Fullerton
“Twin Loss: The Grief Experience Inventory”

1991 1992 Research Award
Fragrance Research Fund, Ltd.
“Twins Studies of Olfaction and Kin Recognition”

1991 - 1992 First Annual Twin Research Prize
Center for the Study of Multiple Birth and
Twins Days Research Grant Competition

“The Loss of a Twin in Childhood and Adolescence: Behavioral Significance and
a Program for Intervention”

1990 - 1991 REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Supplement
National Science Foundation: BNS-9044080
Individuals holding NSF awards are invited to apply for funds to
provide research experiences for selected undergraduate students.

1987 - 1989 Co-Principal Investigator
1989-1990 Seaver Institute
“A Medical and Psychological Follow-up Study of Twins Reared Apart”

1988 - 1991 NSF Career Advancement Award
National Science Foundation: BNS-8709207

1979 - 1981 Award for Doctoral Dissertation Research
National Science Foundation BNS-7902583
“Cooperation, Competition and Altruism Within Twin Sets: A Reappraisal”