Luke Keele is an Associate Professor of Applied Statistics in the Depts. of Surgery and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania. In this capacity, he conducts research on statistical methods for causal inference and program evaluation, health services research, and the social sciences. He is particularly interested in matching methods, instrumental variables, randomization inference, and regression discontinuity designs.
He has published work in journals such as the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Annals of Applied Statistics, Psychological Methods, Statistical Science, the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Statistics in Medicine, the American Journal of Political Science, and the American Political Science Review.
He received his Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University. He is married to Tracey Keele, who is a partner at KPMG; they have a daughter. He enjoys travel, project cooking, reading novels, and rock climbing.