Dr. Butler has been at Clark since 2006. His research and teaching interests converge in the areas of conflict and conflict management (negotiation, mediation, and peace operations), foreign policy, security studies, and active learning pedagogy. He is a member of the Governing Council of the International Studies Association-Northeast as well as a Senior Fellow at the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (CCR2P) at the University of Toronto. He is currently the Series co-Editor (with Shareen Hertel) of the International Studies Intensives book series with Routledge. In 2014-15, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw in Poland.