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Benjamin A. Saunders

Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., University of MichiganM.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago


Social Psychology, Interpersonal Relations


Mahoney, M. B., Saunders, B. A., & Cain, N. M. (In press). Priming mortality salience: Supraliminal, subliminal and ‘double-death’ priming techniques. Death Studies.

Skitka, L. J., Saunders, B., Morgan, G. S., & Wisneski, D. (2009). Dark clouds and silver linings: Socio-psychological responses to September 11, 2001. In M. Morgan (Ed.), The day that changed everything? Looking at the impact of 9-11, Vol. 3 (pp. 63 – 80). New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.

Mattis, J. S., Beckham, W., Saunders, B. A., Williams, J., McAllister, D., Myers, V., Knight, D., Rencher, D., & Dixon, C. (2004). Who will volunteer? Religiosity, everyday racism and social participation among African American men. Journal of Adult Development, 11, 261-272.

Professional Affiliations

Association for Psychological Science