Dr. Kruger is interested in community-based prevention research aimed at improving health status and reducing morbidity and mortality among populations experiencing a disproportionate share of poor health outcomes. He studies several areas from an evolutionary perspective and conducts basic research as well as implementing practical applications. His applied work includes community health surveys and program evaluations conducted in partnership with health departments and community-based organizations. Projects have focused on birth outcomes, risk-taking, violence, mortality patterns, neighborhood conditions, and population factors.
- Ph.D., Applied Social Psychology, Loyola University
- M.A., Applied Social Psychology, Loyola University
- B.S., Psychology and Biology, Le Moyne College