Nathan Wikle

Nathan Wikle
Assistant Professor
PhD in Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, 2021
(319) 335-1042
207 SH
Research Interests: 
Spatial and spatio-temporal statistics
Causal inference
Bayesian hierarchical modeling
Statistical inference for dynamical systems
Environmental statistics
Environmental health and epidemiology


Nathan Wikle joined the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa as an Assistant Professor in 2023. Prior to joining Iowa, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Pennsylvania State University.  Dr. Wikle’s research interests include spatial and spatio-temporal statistics, casual inference with interference, Bayesian hierarchical modeling, and statistical inference for dynamical systems. This research is often motivated by problems in environmental science, environmental health, and epidemiology.