David H. Kaye is Distinguished Professor of Law and Weiss Family Scholar at Penn State Law and Regents' Professor Emeritus of Law and of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He has held teaching or research appointments at Cornell University, Duke University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Virginia.
Professor Kaye’s research and teaching focuses on evidence, criminal procedure, the use of
science and statistics in litigation, and on genetics and the law. He has served on committees of the American Statistical Association, the National Academy of Sciences, the National
Commission on Forensic Science, the National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence, the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Justice, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the International Conferences on Forensic Inference and Statistics. His publications include 11 books and over 170 articles and letters in journals of law, philosophy, psychology, medicine, genetics, and statistics. A study of legal scholarship since 2000 placed Professor Kaye among America's top ten most frequently cited evidence scholars.