Dr. William Zumeta joined the Evans School faculty at the University of Washington, Seattle in the fall of 1985. He served as associate dean from 2001-05 and acting dean from March-August in 1988. He previously taught at the University of British Columbia, University of California-Los Angeles, and the Claremont Graduate University. In addition to his faculty appointments, Zumeta is an Associated Scholar of the Program on Private Higher Education at the University at Albany (SUNY); Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education; and a Fellow of the TIAA-CREF Institute.
Zumeta teaches in the areas of policy analysis and public policies toward education and higher education. His research interests focus on higher education and worker training policies and higher education finance and accountability. Outside of academia, Zumeta has been employed by or consulted with various private and nonprofit organizations, universities, and federal, state, and local government agencies. He holds a Ph.D. in public policy and a MPP from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley as well as a BA in political science from Haverford College.