Christopher N. Butler, an Associate Consultant, is responsible for assisting the lead consultants with research functions, preparing written documents for searches, recruiting and evaluation of applicants, and providing assistance to the lead consultants during committee meetings and neutral site interviews.
He came to Academic Search from Apex CoVantage, a business solutions firm where he worked in their editorial division and supervised prepress work on academic monographs and textbooks. He received his B.A. in Sociology and History from West Virginia University, and holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His dissertation explored American Indian participation in Freemasonry in the Cherokee Nation, which was funded by grants from the Philips and Jacobs research funds. While at Madison, he was a teaching assistant in anthropology, sociology, American Indian studies, and communications.