Lauren Porter

Assistant Professor

Lauren Porter earned a Ph.D. in sociology from University at Albany-SUNY in 2012, where she specialized in criminology and social demography. Dr. Porter is largely interested in topics that revolve around punishment. In particular, she investigates questions related to incarceration, including the collateral consequences of imprisonment and how population dynamics shape incarceration trends. Her current work also explores how offenders interact with neighborhood environments to choose crime locations and targets. 

Areas of Interest:
  • Punishment; Consequences of Incarceration; Social Demography; Crime and Place
Degrees
  • PhD University at Albany, SUNY
  • MA University at Albany, SUNY
  • BA Dickinson College
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus File
CCJS452 Treatment of Criminals and Delinquents Spring 2017 Syllabus
CCJS452 Treatment of Criminals and Delinquents Fall 2016 Syllabus
CCJS653 Seminar in Corrections Fall 2016 Syllabus
CCJS452 Treatment of Criminals and Delinquents Fall 2015 Syllabus
CCJS699I Special Criminological Problems; Communities and Crime Fall 2015 Syllabus
CCJS452 Treatment of Criminals and Delinquents Spring 2015 Syllabus
CCJS452 Treatment of Criminals and Delinquents Fall 2014 Syllabus
  • Lauren Porter
2220G LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Email: lporter1@umd.edu
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 10:30-12:00