About

Dr. Butler Cain is chair of the Department of Communications and special assistant to the Senior Vice Provost for International Affairs at the University of North Alabama.

 

Dr. Cain received a Ph.D. in Communication and Information Sciences with a concentration in Media History (’07) from the University of Alabama. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Policy Management (’21) from Kennesaw State University. Before transitioning into higher education, Dr. Cain spent many years working professionally as a broadcast journalist, including a decade as news director of Alabama Public Radio.

Dr. Cain is a member of the Rotary Club of Florence, Alabama, adviser to the Rotaract Club of University of North Alabama, and serves as 2020-2021 chair of the Rotary District 6860 Peace Fellowships committee. He is a member of the Fulbright Specialist Roster and a former expat educator who taught English language writing and speaking skills in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Cain is also a partner in Hunt-Cain & Associates, LLC, which specializes in education, civic, and corporate consulting.