Dylan Small

Dylan Small received his Ph.D. in Statistics in 2002 from Stanford University with Professor Tze Leung Lai as his thesis advisor. Small is the Universal Furniture Professor of Statistics and Data Science in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is currently the chair of the Department of Statistics and Data Science. His research focuses on causal inference and applications of statistics to public health and public policy. He was the founding editor of the journal Observational Studies. Dylan has advised 28 Ph.D. students on their dissertations, and has mentored several undergraduates and postdoctoral fellows on research.