Luke Keele is an Associate Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy and the Government department at Georgetown University. In this capacity, he conducts research on statistical methods for causal inference and program evaluation, and American politics. He is particularly interested in matching methods, instrumental variables, randomization inference, and regression discontinuity designs. His substantive interests include labor market interventions, the evaluation of educational reforms, and voter turnout.
He has published work in journals such as 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, scuba diving, and rock climbing.