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Dr. Clay Butler

Senior Lecturer

Interests

Linguistic Pragmatics
Linguistic Politeness
Sociolinguistics

Contact

Carroll Science, room 408
(254) 710-4404
Clay_Butler@baylor.edu
Personal Website

Education

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
B.A. Baylor University

Courses

LING 3310 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
LING 3312 Modern English Grammar
LING 3315 Language in Society
LING 4302 Semantics and Pragmatics
LING 4316 Cross-Cultural Linguistics

Bio

Clay Butler's areas of interest are linguistic pragmatics (i.e., how language is used in actual conversations), sociolinguistics (i.e., how society and social identity influence language choices), and culture (i.e., how language and culture interact).