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H. Daniel Butler

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska (Spring 2017)
  • M.A. Criminal Justice, the University of Southern Mississippi, (2011)
  • B.A. Administration of Justice, The University of Southern Mississippi (2009)
  • A.A. General Studies, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, MS (2007)


Office: C-127
Phone: (936) 294-1699

Areas of Expertise:
Institutional and Community Corrections


Dr. Butler received his PhD. from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, and his research examines institutional and community corrections. His recent scholarly work has focused on the use and implementation of restrictive housing with several manuscripts being published in Justice Quarterly, Criminal Justice and Behavior, and The Prison Journal. Currently, Dr. Butler is working with fellow SHSU colleagues to examine factors related to correctional officer stress, exhaustion, and burnout.

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