Richard Kruger is professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. He is a recognized authority on the use of focus group interviewing within the public environment. He has written seven books, authored many journal articles and lectured throughout the world. In addition, he is a former president of the American Evaluation Association. He holds a PhD degree in research methods and holds academic appointments in education, epidemiology, and public health. Although trained as a quantitative researcher, he was drawn to qualitative research and has spent the past thirty years learning about, practicing, and teaching qualitative research. He served as the Evaluation Leader and Professor for the University of Minnesota Extension Service from 1981 to 2005. Since 2005 he has held a number of appointments at the University of Minnesota and in other Universities. In his spare time, he repairs his motor scooters, swaps stories with friends, and shops for tools at the local hardware store. Maybe you’ve seen him there.
Website: Richard’s website is at richardakrueger.com