Effie Sauer

Effie Sauer
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
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Teaching Interests

Awards and Grants

  • UTSC Faculty Teaching Award (2013)
  • UTSC Underground Professor of the Year Award (2012)
  • Nominee TVO Best Lecturer (2010)


  •  Ogilvie, W.; Ackroyd N.; Browning, C. S.; Deslongchamps, G.; Lee, F.; Sauer, E. “Organic Chemistry: Mechanistic Patterns.” Nelson: Toronto, ON Canada, 2018, 1076 pages.
  • “Organic Reactions Under Aqueous Conditions.” Sauer, E. L. O. In “Green Organic Chemistry in Lecture and Laboratory” Dicks, A., Ed.; Taylor&Francis: Boca Raton, FL, 2012, 103-130.
  • “On the Origin of Altered Diastereomeric Ratios for Anionic versus Neutral Reaction Conditions in the Oxy-Cope/Ene Reaction: An Interplay of Experiment and Computational Modelling.” Hooper, J.; Sauer, E. L. O.; Arns, S.; Woo, T.; Barriault, L. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 14124.
  • “Manganese Catalysts for C-H Activation: An Experimental/Theoretical Study Indentifies the Stereoselective Factor that Controls the Switch Between Hydroxylation and Desaturation Pathways.” Hull, J. F.; Balcells, D.; Sauer, E. L. O.; Raynaud, C.; Brudvig, G. W.; Crabtree, R. H.; Eisenstein, O. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 7605.
  • “Manganese Catalysts with Molecular Recognition Functionality for Selective Alkene Epoxidation.” Hull, J. F.; Sauer, E. L. O.; Incarvito, C. D.; Faller, J. W.; Brudvig, G. W.; Crabtree, R. H. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 488.