Brian Krueger

  • Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Professor of Political Science
  • Phone: 401.874.4058
  • Email:

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After having grown up in northern Massachusetts and living throughout the U.S., Associate Dean Krueger returned to New England in 2001 when he joined URI’s Political Science Department. Before his role as Associate Dean, he had been graduate director and department chair in URI’s Department of Political Science. Dr. Krueger has authored or co-authored books and articles dealing with political participation, political mobilization, the impact of new technologies on political behavior, survey research, government domestic monitoring, vaccine hesitancy, and emotions. His work has been funded by various agencies including the National Science Foundation and he has won multiple national research awards through the American Political Science Association.

Fun Fact
When Brian was in college, he and his friend built a food cart and worked outside of a minor league baseball stadium.

Associate Dean Krueger is the Dean’s Office Program Liaison to:

  • Africana Studies
  • Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Military Science
  • Political Science
  • International Studies and Diplomacy
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Data Science
  • Associate Dean Krueger is the Dean’s Office Program Liaison to:
  • A&S Research, Scholarship and Creative Work Committee
  • Graduate School
  • Office for Research and Economic Development
  • Social Science Institute for Research, Education & Policy (SSIREP)
  • Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2001
B.A., Political Science, SUNY-Binghamton, 1996