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Daniel J. Kruger

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., Loyola University

Dr. Kruger is interested in community-based prevention research aimed at improving health status and reducing morbidity and mortality among populations experiencing a disproportionate share of poor health outcomes. He studies several areas from an evolutionary perspective and conducts basic research as well as implementing practical applications.

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Journal Articles

Hales, Andrew H., Maayan Dvir, Eric D. Wesselmann, Daniel J. Kruger, and Catrin Finkenauer. Forthcoming. "Cell phone-induced ostracism threatens fundamental needs." The Journal of Social Psychology. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Moritz Köster, Joseph L. Nedelec, and Shannon F. Murphy. Forthcoming. "A Life History Framework Advances the Understanding of Intentions for Police Cooperation." Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. DOI. Abstract.

Fernandes, Heitor B. F., Leif Edward Ottesen, Claudio S. Hutz, Jean C. Natividad, and Daniel J. Kruger. Forthcoming. "Are Negative Postcoital Emotions a Product of Evolutionary Adaptation? Multinational Relationships With Sexual Strategies, Reputation, and Mate Quality." Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. DOI. Abstract.

Mathis, A., R. Rooks, R. Tawk, and Daniel J. Kruger. Forthcoming. "Neighborhood Influences and BMI in Urban Older Adults." Journal of Applied Gerontology. PMCID: PMC4644114. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Suzanne Cupal, Susan P. Franzen, Gergana Kodjebacheva, Elder Sarah Bailey, Kent D. Key, and Martin M. Kaufman. 2017. "Toxic trauma: Household water quality experiences predict posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms during the Flint, Michigan, water crisis." Journal of Community Psychology, 45(7): 957-962. DOI. Abstract.

Guitar, Amanda E., Glenn Geher, Daniel J. Kruger, Justin R. Garcia, Maryanne L. Fisher, and Carey J. Fitzgerald. 2017. "Defining and Distinguishing Sexual and Emotional Infidelity." Current Psychology, 36(3): 434-446. DOI. Abstract.

Kruger, Daniel J., Gergana D. Kodjebacheva, and Suzanne Cupal. 2017. "Poor tap water quality experiences and poor sleep quality during the Flint, Michigan Municipal Water Crisis." Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, 3(4): 241-243. DOI.

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