William (Bill) Trochim, Ph.D is Professor of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University and Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical. He is the Director of the Cornell Office for Research on Evaluation and his research focuses on the development and field testing of evaluation and research methods and their use in assessing and managing programs and organizations in virtually any field of practice. Prof. Trochim has taught evaluation and research methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Cornell since 1980. He has published widely in the areas of applied research methods and evaluation including the books: Research Design for Program Evaluation: The Regression-Discontinuity Approach (1984), Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation (2005), Research Methods: The Concise Knowledge Base (2005), the Research Methods Knowledge Base (2007), and Research Methods: The Essential Knowledgebase (2016). Bill brings an unmatched depth of knowledge, expertise, and creativity to his work supporting MLC’s application of methodologies to a wide range of clients.