Robert Krueger is the founding director of WPI's Environment and Sustainability Studies Program. He has been a Co-Principal Investigator on two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants focused on environmental justice issues in Worcester. He serves as co-chair of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Working Group. He is also board president of the Regional Environmental Council. A broad, international audience recognizes Krueger’s scholarship on urban sustainability. He has published dozens of papers in prestigious internationally peer-reviewed journals. He is co-editor of The Sustainable Development Paradox, published by Guilford Press, New York and London. Krueger spent the summer of 2011 in Luxembourg to assess the implementation of that country’s sustainable spatial planning policies. He sits of the editorial board of Local Environment: The international journal of justice and sustainability, Sustainability, and The Journal of Community Engagement. He serves on the executive committee of the Planning and Environment Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society.