Senior Director of Public Affairs
Mathematics and Computer Science
Bill Burton is Senior Director of Public Affairs. Before he joined UIC he was Senior Science and Engineering Editor at Northwestern University and Science Writer at the University of Chicago.
A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, he received a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He began his career as a science writer at The Oregonian under a media fellowship from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A certified EMT (NREMT), he is a past president of the Leukemia Research Foundation, a $2 million health charity.