Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

John Butler, PhD Biography

Title:
Former Dean at Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to government and constitutional law. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to government and constitutional law.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Yale University, 2004-2007
  • Howard R. Lamar Professor of American Studies, History and Religious Studies, Yale University, 2004-2007
  • William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies and History, Yale University, 1990-2007
  • Chair, Department of History, Yale University, 1999-2004
  • Co-Director, Yale Center for the Advanced Study of Religion, 1998-2002
  • Director, Division of Humanities, Yale University, 1997-1999
  • Co-Director, Pew Program in Religion and American History, 1993-1999
  • Chair, American Studies Program, Yale University, 1988-1993
  • Albert J. Beveridge Award in American History, American Historical Association, 1990
  • Professor of American Studies, History, and Religious Studies, Yale University, 1985-1990
  • Yale Senior Faculty Fellowship, 1987-1988
  • John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, 1987-1988
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Education Grant, “New World Civilization, 1400-1980,” 1983-1985
  • Assistant Professor to Professor of History, University of Illinois, 1975-1985
  • Assistant Professor of History, California State College, Bakersfield, 1971-1975
Education:
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 1972
  • BA, University of Minnesota, 1964
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Was the US Founded "under God"?