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K-State Today

January 25, 2021

Don Saucier recognized as Professor of the Week

Submitted by Faculty Senate

Don Saucier, university distinguished teaching scholar and professor of psychological sciences, as well as the faculty associate director of the Teaching and Learning Center was recognized as Professor of the Week at the Jan. 23 men's home basketball game.

Faculty Senate, the Office of the President, K-State Athletics and the Division of Communications and Marketing wish to recognize his contributions to K-State.

Saucier came to the university in 2004.

His expertise is in social psychology, particularly in the areas of justification and expressions of prosocial and antisocial behavior, including prejudice, as well as in individual differences in masculine honor ideology, social vigilantism and beliefs in pure good and pure evil. He also examines the engagement of teachers and students in teaching and learning. His numerous awards and honors include the Putting Students First Award for Outstanding Service to Students, University Distinguished Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduate Students in Research, William L. Stamey Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the College of Arts and Sciences, Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching, College of Arts and Sciences Ronald N. Gaches Undergraduate Teaching Award, Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Teaching Resource Prize.