William Ascher "is vice president, dean of the faculty and professor of government and economics at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Ascher has also been a professor and lecturer in the department of political science at Duke University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania. From 1985-2000, he was director of the Center for International Development Research at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University. Dr. Ascher is a member of the World Bank Archives Advisory Group and is vice president of the Policy Sciences Center." 
He is a director emerti of the Global Fund for Children.
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.