Leah Butler

Leah Catherine Butler

Asst Professor

Teachers College

CECH Criminal Justice - 0389

Professional Summary

Leah Butler received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2020, and will be joining their faculty in the Fall of 2023.  Her research is centered on corrections, with an emphasis on the effects of race and racial attitudes on public opinion of correctional Policy.  She also conducts research on sexual victimization and intimate partner violence.  In 2019, she was selected as a recipient of the Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity by the American Society of Criminology.