After earning bachelor’s degrees in History and Education from Monmouth University, Bill worked as a Cataloger at Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation where he indexedand summarized videotaped interviews of survivors of the Holocaust. He then moved to the Kiso Valley in Nagano, Japan where he taught English in three middle and elementary schools. After returning from Japan, Bill moved to Boston and worked as the Public Programs Coordinator at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. In 2006, Bill began his role as the Program Coordinator at the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Bill recently graduated (magna cum laude) with a master’s degree in Library and Information Science at Simmons College. In his free time Bill enjoys spending time in the lakes region of New Hampshire, playing with his newborn son as well as playing ice hockey and golf.