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.