College of Arts & Sciences Psychology

Doug Peterson

Doug Peterson
Associate Professor
Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
USD South Dakota Union 303A
Phone: 605-677-5779
Teaching Interests:
General Psychology, and all applied fields (I/O Psychology, Human Factors, Consumer Psychology)
Research Interests:
Aviation Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Organizational Culture, Applications of HCI and I/O Psychology to Educational Settings, Consumer Psychology
  • Ph D, Applied Experimental Psychology, Kansas State University, 1998
  • MS, Experimental Psychology, Kansas State University, 1995
  • BS, Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 1991
  • Nordyke, S., Braunstein, R., Benson, N., Peterson, D., SD2009-03 Evaluation of Driver Education in South Dakota.
  • Peterson, D., (2013), Usability Heuristics for eText and Digital Course Materials, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, iss. 2013, p. 6 pages.
  • Hackemer, K., Peterson, D., (2005), The University of South Dakota Palm Initiative: A Case Study, RoutledgeFalmer, pp. 157-63.
Awards and Honors:
  • Cutler Award, USD/College of Arts and Sciences, 2013
  • Professor of the Year, Psi Chi/Psychology Club, 2009
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Teaching Excellence (Tenure Track), University of South Dakota, 2002
  • Honorary Member of Golden Key, Golden Key, 2000
  • Professor of the Year, Order of Omega, 2000
  • Faculty Member of the Year, P.E.R.F.E.C.T (Residential Life Program), 1998
  • Peterson, D. (2012, November). Building Student Development into the NCHC Conference. Presented at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.