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Dr. Clay Butler

Senior Lecturer, Faculty-in-Residence, Director of Baylor in Peru
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Senior Lecturer
Faculty-in-Residence at Martin Hall
Director of Baylor in Peru

Interests

Linguistic Pragmatics
Linguistic Politeness
Sociolinguistics

Contact

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

Education

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

Courses Taught

  • ENG 3310: Introduction to Linguistics
  • LING 3312: Modern English Grammar
  • LING 3315: Language in Society
  • LING 3319: Language and Culture
  • LING 4302: Semantics and Pragmatics

Bio

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

During the summer, Dr. Butler leads a group of Baylor students to Cusco, Peru for a study abroad. Learn more on the program's website:
Baylor in Peru