William (Bill) Blomquist is Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). During Fall Quarter 2016, he is a Landreth Visiting Fellow in the Water in the West program at Stanford University. His research interests concern governmental organization and public policy, with a specialization in the field of water institutions and water management. His publications include four books - Embracing Watershed Politics (2008) with Edella Schlager, Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization (2006) with Karin Kemper and Ariel Dinar, Common Waters, Common Streams (2004) with Edella Schlager and Tanya Heikkila, and Dividing the Waters (1992). He is also a member of the editorial board of Policy Studies Journal, an Associate Editor of the journal Water Resources Research, and a member of the board of directors of the White River Alliance.