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Frauke Kreuter Ph.D.

Frauke Kreuter, Ph.D.



Joint Program in Survey Methodology
1218Q LeFrak Hall
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-0935


  1. 2001-2002 Postdoc Statistics University of California Los Angeles
  2. 1997-2001 Dr. rer. soc. (Ph.D.) (summa cum laude) at the University of Konstanz
  3. 1990-1996 Dipl. Soz. Sociology at the University of Mannheim


Professor Frauke Kreuter is Co-director of the Social Data Science Center (SoDa) and faculty member in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) at the University of Maryland, USA; Professor of Statistics and Data Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany and head of the statistical methods group at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, Germany. She is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and the 2020 recipient of the Warren Mitofsky Innovators Award of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. In addition to her academic work Dr. Kreuter is the Founder of the International Program for Survey and Data Science, developed in response to the increasing demand from researchers and practitioners for the appropriate methods and right tools to face a changing data environment; Co-Founder of the Coleridge Initiative, whose goal is to accelerate data-driven research and policy around human beings and their interactions for program management, policy development, and scholarly purposes by enabling efficient, effective, and secure access to sensitive data about society and the economy; and Co-Founder of the German language podcast Dig Deep