Amelia Butler graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in History and Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2010. She spent two years (2010-12) in Central Asia teaching junior high history and homeschooling a fourth-fifth grader.
Amelia entered the M.A./Ph.D. program at William & Mary in 2012. Her research interests include children and cultural transmission, particularly in the 19th century.
Amelia was an apprentice with the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture and received the Colonial Dames Fellowship in June 2013. She also works with the National Institute of American History & Democracy.