Faculty & Staff Directory
- Associate Professor
PhD, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany (2001)
Dr. Frank Krueger is Associate Professor of Systems Social Neuroscience at the School of Systems Biology at George Mason University. He received a Master’s degree in Psychology, a Ph.D. degree in Cognitive Psychology, and a Habilitation degree (venia legendi) in Psychology at the Department of Cognitive Psychology, Humboldt University Berlin and a Master’s degree in Physics from Free University Berlin in Germany. Dr. Krueger is Chief of the Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI), Faculty Member of the Institute for Biohealth Innovation, and Core Member of Center for Adaptive Systems of Brain-Body Interactions at George Mason University .
As a trained psychologist, physicist, and neuroscientist, Dr. Krueger is interested in understanding the psychological functions (i.e., why they exist and work) and the proximate neurobiological mechanisms (i.e., how they work) of social cognition (e.g., beliefs, schemata) and prosocial behaviors (e.g., trust, cooperation) combining methods from social psychology, experimental economics, and social neuroscience.