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William E. Butler

George F. Kennan Fellow


    March 1, 2019 — May 31, 2019

    Professional affiliation

    John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law, Dickinson Law, Penn State University

    Wilson Center Projects

    “International Law in the Russian Legal System”

    Full Biography

    William E. Butler is an expert on international law and comparative law focusing on Russia and Eurasia. He is a Distinguished Professor with Penn State's Dickinson Law and focuses his research on the integration of international law into municipal law within the Russian Federation.