Bill Puka teaches and researches in the areas of moral-political philosophy, psychology and moral development, applied ethics, philosophy of mind, cognitive science, applied cogsci research in problem solving (protocol task analysis), and democracy and anarchism.

He is the author of more than 50 essays and other publications. He is the author of Toward Moral Perfectionism, edited seven volumes including Moral Development: A Compendium, and has also written numerous essays.

Puka has been honored as a Visiting Scientist, at Wissenschaftzentrum-Berlin, a Visiting Scholar Lectures, at the Netherlands Five University Consortium, and a Beer Trust Research Grant recipient.

He earned his BA in Psychology from New College (Hofstra), his MA in Psychology from Rutgers University, his MA in Philosophy from Brown University, and his Ph.D. in Philosophy and Psychology from Harvard University.