BA, University of Northern Colorado; MA, New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha
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 include interpersonal violence and intimate partner violence. Dr. Porter is the Undergraduate Program Director.
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