Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools


You are here: Home / MPRC People / Frauke Kreuter, Ph.D.

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 Director of the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, USA; Professor of Statistics and Methodology at the University of Mannheim; and head of the Statistical Methods Research Department at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nürnberg, Germany. She received her Master in Sociology from the University of Mannheim, Germany, and her PhD in Survey Methodology from the University of Konstanz. Before joining the University of Maryland she held a postdoc at the UCLA Statistics Department. Her research focuses on sampling and measurement errors in complex surveys. In her work at JPSM she maintains strong ties to the Federal Statistical System, and served in advisor roles for the National Center for Educational Statistics and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Google Scholar publications list

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 e- cient, eective, and secure access to sensitive data about society and the economy.; and Co-Founder of the German language podcast Dig Deep.