Assistant Professor of Sociology

porte2ll@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education

B.A. University of Wyoming

M.A. California Lutheran University

Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University

Teaching
  • Social Issues in a Global Context
  • Sociology of Education
Research

International Immigration, Sociology of Education, Cultural Identity and Nostalgia, Community Studies and Nonprofit Organizations, Qualitative Methodology

Publications

Porter, L (2009). Transnational spaces: U.S. expatriates recreating home in Costa Rica. International journal of interdisciplinary social sciences. 3(10): 217-223.

Porter, L. & Lorimer, M. (2005). Peace education. Encounter: Education for meaning and social justice. 18 (1): 1-6.

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