President and Executive Director
Institute for Work and the Economy
Peter Creticos is president, executive director, and founder (in 2000) of the Institute for Work and the Economy, a Chicago-based collaborative advancing policy solutions that achieve greater equity, equality, diversity, and inclusivity in workforce and economic development. Dr. Creticos earned his PhD for his research on job matching at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He has a master of management from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, a master of arts in political science from the University of Missouri at St. Louis, and a bachelor of arts in philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis.