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Tom Butler

Tom Butler
  • Professor
  • Ph.D. English, University of Notre Dame, 2005
  • M.A. Anglo-Irish Literature, University College Dublin, Ireland, 1998
  • M.A. Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 1997
  • B.A. English and Philosophy, Loyola College in Maryland, 1995


Contact Information

  • Department: English
  • Office: Mattox 209
  • Mailing Address: Mattox 104
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-3076
  • Expert Areas: Philosophy & literature; Contemporary drama; Samuel Beckett


Tom Butler has taught in the English Dept. at EKU since 2006. He regularly teaches general education and English-majors classes on drama and modern and contemporary literature. He has published essays on the playwrights Samuel Beckett, Annie Baker, and Sarah Ruhl. When not in the classroom, he is likely running long distances or baking bread.

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