Ian McKeague, PhD

  • Professor of Biostatistics
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Dr. McKeague's research interests include post-selection inference, empirical likelihood, order-restricted inference, non-standard asymptotics, statistical methods in physical oceanography, functional data analysis, inference for stochastic processes, survival analysis, competing risks models for HIV/AIDS data, Markov chain Monte Carlo and Bayesian methods, efficient estimation for semiparametric models, missing data, counting processes and spatial point processes. He is a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He has served as an associate editor of the Annals of Statistics for seven years, the Journal of the American Statistical Association for 11 years, and is currently serving on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Statistical Science, Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes, and the International Journal of Biostatistics. He is also serving as Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association (2020-2023).

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Biostatistics

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, 1975 University of Cambridge
  • MA, 1976 University of Cambridge
  • PhD, 1980 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Research Interests

  • Biostatistical Methods
  • Global Health