Human Rights Watch
William Carmichael is presently and has been since 1989, an independent consultant working on assignments with foundations, non-governmental organizations and international associations engaged in development, human rights, and governance initiatives in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe.
Most recently William served as the Executive Director of (Former) Soviet Union and Central European Programs at the Institute of International Education, and previously he was at The Ford Foundation as Representative, Brazil. William also acted as the Head of the Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the Head of the Office for the Middle East and Africa. Earlier, William held the position of the Vice President of Developing Country Programs.
William’s experience further spans to higher education, as he spent six years at Cornell University as Dean, and Professor of Economic Policy, Graduate School of Business and Public Administration (now S.C. Graduate Business School). Additionally, spent his five years prior at Princeton University as Director, Undergraduate Program, Woodrow Wilsow School of Public and International Affairs, and Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs.
He spent his earlier days at the United States Bureau of the Budget (now OMB) as Budget Examiner, International Division, and Legislative Analyst, Office of Legislative Reference.