Joachim Krueger received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in 1988, where he attests he had a glorious experience. He completed his postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin before coming to Brown in 1991. He studies topics in social judgment and decision-making, such as self-perception, strategic interpersonal behavior, and intergroup relations. He is on the Editorial Boards of the Personality and Social Psychology Review and the American Journal of Psychology. Krueger is intrigued by the intersections of cognitive-social psychology with behavioral economics and organizational behavior. Interpersonal trust, power, and leadership are recurring themes in his research and teaching. When in a mood to transcend positivism, he explores questions of creativity and happiness, topics amongst others he writes about on his blog. He is reluctant to consult for-profit organizations, but this reluctance can be broken with a combination of trust and money.