Gerard Saucier (Ph.D., University of Oregon) is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. His major research interests are in cultural and moral personology. This includes the generalizable structure and optimal assessment of personality attributes and of beliefs and values, including thinking patterns related to mass violence and the dimensionality of religious and spiritual belief across cultures. He has been an author on over 80 articles and chapters. He received the Cattell Award from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (1999), is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and is past Associate Editor for the Journal of Research in Personality and for the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.