- Ph.D., History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
- M.A., History of Architecture and Urban Development, Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
- B.S., Industrial Design, The University of the Arts
- Modern Architecture
- Urban Development
- Caribbean Studies
- Built Heritage
Bill Skinner specializes in the history of architecture and urban development in the Caribbean during the twentieth century. He examines how colonial welfare initiatives were articulated across the region through large-scale development projects during the postwar period. His current research centers on mass housing and town planning schemes in Barbados.