ABOUT ME

Dr. Butler is originally from South Bend, IN. He arrived at Georgia College (GC) in 2007 and has served as the Assistant Director of the School of Health and Human Performance since 2014. Currently, he is a Professor of Public Health and Faculty Affiliate in the Women’s Studies and Liberal Studies Programs. His teaching interests including human sexuality, sexology, HIV/AIDS, women’s health and social issues, and research methods/statistics. His research specialties include sexual healthcare availability among US colleges and universities, the sexual health needs of college students, and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL). Dr. Butler received the GC Outstanding Scholar Award in 2012 and the GC College of Health Sciences Outstanding Scholar Award in 2010 and 2014. In 2010-2011 he participated in the Georgia Governor’s Teaching Fellowship program. In 2016 he participated in the inaugural class of the USG Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellows program.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sexual Health Promotion

Human Sexuality

HIV/AIDS

Social Determinants of Health

Condom Distribution Programs

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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EDUCATION

2009

Purdue University

Ph.D. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

2006

Indiana University

M.S. Applied Health Science, Health Promotion Concentration

2006

The Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality

M.P.H. Human Sexuality

Certificates: Sex Education; Clinical Sexology; Erotology

2001

Purdue University

M.S. Health Promotion

1998

Purdue University

B.A. Health Promotion

B.A. Exercise and Fitness

Minor concentration: Sociology