Faculty and Staff
Karen L. Porter
Professor Sociology
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Olin Building 208B
Department: Social Sciences  
Phone: 607.871.2215  
Email:    
Karen L. Porter
Education
B.A. Summa Cum Laude: Sociology and Anthropology
State University of New York, Potsdam, May 1978

M.A.: Sociology
Syracuse University, August 1980

Ph.D.: Sociology
Syracuse University, May 1985

Background
Honors and Awards
Alfred University Excellence in Teaching Award, 1997, 2000, 2004
Alfred University, Abigail Allen Award, 2000
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 4th and 5th Editions, 1996 and 1997


Professional Experience

Professor, Alfred University, (September 1998 to present).

Member, Rural Justice Institute, Alfred University (September 2001 to present).

Director, Women's Studies Program, Alfred University (January 1995 to May 1999).

Associate Professor of Sociology, Alfred University (September 1991 to August 1998).

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Alfred University (September 1986 to August 1991).

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Le Moyne College (September 1985 to August 1986).

Research Associate, Health and Society Program (formerly the Health Studies Program), The Maxwell School, Syracuse University (September 1983 to 1985).

Project Manager, Regional Perinatal Services Project, Health Studies Program, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University (September 1983 to August 1985).

Senior Research Assistant, Regional Perinatal Services Project,Health Studies Program (September 1982 to August 1983).

Senior Research Assistant, Displaced Homemakers Project, Health Studies Program, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University (September 1980 to August 1982).

Research Assistant, Displaced Homemakers Project, Health Studies Program, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University (September 1979 to August 1980).

Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Syracuse University (September 1978 to May 1979).



Selected Publications


Professional Memberships
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Sociologists for Women in Society
New York State Sociological Association
Phi Kappa Phi
Omicron Delta Kappa