William N. Kring is the Assistant Director of the Global Development Policy Center, a university-wide center in partnership with the Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies. He previously was the Assistant Director and Research Fellow at the Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI). Prior to joining GEGI, Bill was a Senior Academic Researcher at the Center for Finance, Law and Policy. He received his PhD from Brown University in 2019 where he was selected as the Honorable W. Randolph Burgess Fellow in International Affairs (2013-2014). He was also the recipient of International Relations Departmental award for Excellence in International Relations at Boston University in 2013 .
Bill’s research interests lie at the nexus of international political economy, comparative politics, and development. His current research project focuses on the implications of emerging alternative monetary funds for western-backed financial institutions and global economic governance more broadly.