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Judy Butler

Judy Butler, Ed. D.


Phone: 678-839-6079 | Fax: 678-839-6195


Office: Coliseum 2048

Hours: By Appointment

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Dr. Butler teaches in the Secondary Education programs which are located in the Department of Leadership and Instruction. Her areas of expertise include social studies education, the era of school integration, and civic education. Among other service endeavors, she serves on the International Programs Committee for the College of Education at UWG. She is in her eighteenth year at the university.


  • BS Ed., Secondary Education, Southern Arkansas University, 1969
  • M.A., Liberal Studies, University of Oklahoma, 1982
  • Ed.D., Curriculum and Instructional Leadership, Vanderbilt University, 1995

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • EDLE-6320 (Supervision of Instruction)    
    • EDSI-9943 (Models of Professional Develop)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
    • MGED-4289 (Internship Seminar)    
    • SEED-4243 (Instruct Strat: Sec Soc Sci Ed)    
    • SEED-4271L (Sec Schl Curr & Rel Top Lab)    
    • SEED-4286 (Teaching Internship)    
    • SEED-4289 (Teaching Internship Seminar)    
    • SEED-7261 (Adv Instruc Strat English Educ)    
    • SEED-7262 (Adv Instruc Strat Soc Studies)    
    • SEED-7271 (Adv Study of Sec School Curric)    
    • SEED-7289 (Teaching Internship Seminar)    
  • Summer 2014 Sections
  • Spring 2014 Sections
  • Fall 2013 Sections
  • Summer 2013 Sections
  • Spring 2013 Sections
    • SEED-7289 (Teaching Internship Seminar) Section: 01D [ View Syllabus ]
    • SEED-7289 (Teaching Internship Seminar) Section: 01D [ View Syllabus ]

Selected Publications

  • Nazzal, A. & Butler J. (2010). What do middle school candidates know about geography? GATEways to Teacher Education, 20. This article describes a pilot study carried out in a university in the southeastern United States that prepares candidates in middle [ View Publication ]
  • Butler, J. D. (2013). Character education: What has happened to the moral compass? The Sophist's Bane, 7 (1-2)/ [ View Publication ]
  • Williamson, J. & Butler, J. (2011). Remember: The journey to school integration. Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan. Social Studies Research and Practice, 6(1). [ View Publication ]