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William H. Hill

Global Fellow


    October 2, 2017 — December 31, 2023

    Professional affiliation

    Former Professor of National Security Strategy, National War College, Washington D.C.

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Post-Cold War Euro-Atlantic Security Institutions"

    Full Biography

    William H. Hill is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute. A retired Foreign Service officer, Dr. Hill is an expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union, east-west relations, and European multilateral diplomacy. He served two terms – January 2003-July 2006 and June 1999-November 2001 – as Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, where he was charged with negotiation of a political settlement to the Transdniestrian conflict and facilitation of the withdrawal of Russian forces, arms, and ammunition from Moldova. He is the author of Russia, the Near Abroad and the West: Lessons from the Moldova-Transdniestria Conflict, and No Place for Russia: European Security Institutions Since 1989.

    Previous Terms

    Oct 01, 2001 - Jun 01, 2002: "European Security Institutions Since the Cold War: The Changing Roles of NATO and OSCE" Aug 2014-June 30, 2015: Public Policy Scholar: "Post-Cold War Euro-Atlantic Security Institutions"