Donna Bain Butler

Adjunct Professor, International Legal Studies Program

Donna Bain Butler, Ph.D. is a Fulbright Specialist in Applied Linguistics. She has been with WCL for 13 years, designing and teaching learner-centered courses for international students, visiting legal scholars, and working professionals. High performance language production (speaking and writing) across academic cultures characterizes her work with LL.M. and SJD students in second language (L2) legal English. Donna can be contacted at dbbutler@wcl.american.edu.



Areas of Specialization

  • Academic Support
  • International Legal Exchange
  • Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research

Degrees & Universities

  • Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park
  • M.A. TESOL, American University
  • B.A., Nathaniel Hawthorne College