Jeffrey M. Keefer, Ph.D.


Empowering Your Journey with Knowledge, Strategy, and EcoSpirituality for a Sustainable Future

Jeffrey M. Keefer, Ph.D., is an educational consultant, institutional researcher & accreditation officer in higher education, professor of research methodology, nonprofit capacity building & strategic planning consultant, educational coach, spiritual life advisor (chaplain) at New York University, spiritual director, and Wikipedian.

Core Beliefs

I Believe in Educational Empowerment for the Whole Person:

1. We Discover Our Purpose Through Learning.
2. Learning Changes Us.
3. We Change the World.

My Services

Knowledge, Strategy, & EcoSpirituality


Educational Needs Analysis

Current state to desired future state, everything in between is a gap to analyze.

Strategic Planning

Nonprofit and Higher Education institutions need strategic planning more than ever.

Spiritual Direction

Walking together to explore deep meaning and transformative mystery.


Learning Design

Once we have objectives, we then plan and build education to match the learner profile.

Accreditation & Compliance

Maintaining accreditation comes through continual improvement and compliance.

Qualitative Research

We all live subjective lives, and qualitative inquiry helps us discover the themes.

Training Evaluation

Measuring educational implementation to assess how the learning objectives are met.

Institutional Research

Collecting, measuring, and reporting outcomes using the right dashboard for our needs.

Purposeful Life Alignment

It takes effort to define our purpose and create our own paths to realize it.

Dissertation & Thesis Coaching

Writing a thesis or dissertation can be lonely, and coaching helps encourage completion.

Project & Program Management

Anybody can generate ideas, though implementing and managing them is a skill.

Study & Exam Support

Studying is hard, so having a supportive advocate can help.

Want to talk through your needs?

Let’s meet to discuss