Michael Coyne, who has spent 16 years at UConn, has published 60 peer-reviewed publications in prestigious journals. He has been a principal or co-principal investigator in grant-funded projects exceeding $25 million. His research efforts are widely recognized and have been incorporated into school psychology; general and special education; and educational psychology. His practice and systems efforts are influencing local and national policy on adoption of and use of evidence-based instructional practices. In addition, he serves as co-director of the Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER). Check out a photo from the meeting of Coyne accepting the award.
In addition to publishing in such top journals as Journal of Educational Psychology, Exceptional Children, and Reading Research Quarterly, Devin Kearns has grants and contracts totaling $7.5 million. He also has collaborated with Vanderbilt University, University of Maryland, and Haskins Laboratory, and has pending projects with Florida State University and the University of South Carolina.