Dr. Steven Reznick, a Professor in Developmental Psychology, was tapped into the Order of the Golden Fleece at a public tapping ceremony on Friday, March 20, 2015. The Order of the Golden Fleece, now in its 111th year, is the oldest honorary society on campus. Approximately 25-30 undergraduates, graduate students, and distinguished faculty and staff are selected annually and are recognized for making extraordinary contributions to the quality of life at the university.
Dr. Reznick was tapped for his role in developing a cutting-edge autism screening tool and his breadth of involvement at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Reznick contributed his expertise in test development to the Program on Early Autism Research, Leadership, and Service (PEARLS) to help screen infants for autism as early as 12 months of age. Outside of his teaching and research, Dr. Reznick is an outstanding mentor and contributed to dozens of university committees.