William B. Lacy is Vice Provost for University Outreach and International Programs, and Professor of Sociology in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis since August 1999.
Prior to arriving at Davis, Dr. Lacy was the Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension and Associate Dean of the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Human Ecology at Cornell University 1994-1998, and Assistant Dean for Research, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University 1989-1994.
Dr. Lacy received his B.S. in 1964 from Cornell University, M.A. in Higher Education Administration in 1965 from Colgate University, and his M.A. and a Ph.D. from University of Michigan in Sociology/Social Psychology in 1971 and 1975, respectively.