BA, University of Maryland; MA, Montclair State University; Ph.D., East Carolina University
Dr. Janine Butler is a tenured Associate Professor who primarily teaches writing courses. She earned her B.A. in English with a concentration in Language, Writing, and Rhetoric as well as a minor in Philosophy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned her M.A. in English with an emphasis in Writing Studies from Montclair State University. She holds a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication from East Carolina University. She teaches Writing Seminar; Science, Technology, and Values; Leadership and Accessible Technology; among other courses at RIT/NTID. Her teaching and scholarly interests center on captions and access, multimodal communication, and embodiment. Her research projects explore strategies for improving access to digital media and compositions, particularly through captions. She loves learning from students just as much as teaching them.