Amy Butler

School of Social Work
University of Iowa

Amy Butler is an associate professor in the School of Social Work. Her current research focuses on the consequences of sexual assault on young women’s mental health, smoking behavior, and substance use and abuse. She teaches courses on social welfare policy—the history of social policy, political ideologies that shape social policy, and how social workers can influence social policy. Much of her previous research has focused on the impact of social welfare policies on women and children.