- B.A. Washington University 1963
- M.A. State University of New York, Stony Brook 1965
- .D. State University of New York, Stony Brook 1968
Statistical mechanics and quantum many body theory. He is associated with the Calogero-Sutherland model, a major research area in theoretical physics mathematics.
Bill Sutherland was at the University of Utah from 1971 until 2004.
- National Science Foundation Fellow