William Dunn is a professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. His teaching and research interests include public policy analysis, philosophy and sociology of applied science, research design and methods, quantitative and qualitative (mixed) methods, and utilization of scientific and technical information by policymakers.
Dunn has produced a variety of published books, articles, papers, and reports on comparative and international management, organization theory and behavior, the methodology of policy analysis and evaluation, critical theory and public administration, the uses of policy argumentation for critical thinking, research design, and mixed-methods research. He has written policy papers for agencies at the national, state, and local levels. His most well-known publication is the sixth edition of Public Policy Analysis: An Integrated Approach (2017), which is the most widely cited book on the subject and has since been translated into six languages.