Professor Porter has a B.A. in Sociology with a Criminal Justice emphasis and a minor in English from the University of Northern Colorado; a M. A. in Sociology from New Mexico State University; and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Dr. Porter teaches a variety of courses in both the undergraduate and the graduate program. Some of the courses are cross-listed with Women and Gender Studies. Dr. Porter is one of the faculty sponsors of the Criminal Justice Student Association. Her research interests concern interpersonal violence among college students and internationally as well as violence concerning Deaf and hard of hearing students. Dr. Porter is the Undergraduate Coordinator and the Field Experience Coordinator.
Interests: Kayaking in the Genesee River and Erie Canal and attending Shakespeare in the Park and foreign films.
Associate Professor - Rochester Institute of Technology - 2004-present
- Seminar in Criminal Justice
- Interviewing and Counseling
- Theories of Crime and Criminal Justice
- Advanced Theory
- Minority Groups in the Criminal Justice System
- Seminar on Sexual Violence
- Field Experience
McQuiller Williams, L., & Porter, J, and Smith, T. (forthcoming). Understanding date rape attitudes and behaviors: Exploring the influence of race, gender and prior sexual victimization. Victims and Offenders.
McQuiller Williams, L. & Porter, J. (forthcoming) The relationship between childmaltreatment and partner violence victimization and perpetration among college students: A focus on auditory status and gender. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
McQuiller Williams, L., & Porter, J. (2013) Dual marginality: The impact of auditory status and sexual orientation on abuse in a college sample of women and men. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 22, 577-589.
Porter, J., & McQuiller Williams, L. (2011). Intimate violence among underrepresented groups on a college campus. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 16, 3210-3224.
Porter, J., & McQuiller Williams, L. (2011). Auditory status and experiences of abuse among college students. Violence and Victims, 26, 6, scheduled to be distributed in December, 2011.
Klofas, J., & Porter, J. (2011). Corrections and sustainable communities: The impact on local populations. Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies, 11, 117-128.