Last updated on: 1/23/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Jack Nusan Porter, PhD Biography

Title:
Holocaust Scholar
Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 27, 2012.

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to human sexuality. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to human sexuality.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Holocaust Scholar
  • Former Treasurer, International Association of Genocide Scholars
  • Former Lecturer of Social Science, Boston University
  • Former Research Associate in Ukranian Studies, Harvard University
  • Founder, The Spencer School of Real Estate, 1984
  • Lecturer of Jewish History, Emerson College, 1976
  • Founding Editor, Journal of the History of Sociology, 1976
  • Lecturer of Behavioral Sciences, Pine Manor College, 1974-1975
  • Part-time Lecturer of Jewish Studies, Boston College, 1973-1974
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, State University of New York at Cortland, 1971-1972
  • Co-founder, Jewish Student Movement, 1970
Education:
  • PhD, Sociology, Northwestern University, 1971
  • BA, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1967
Other:
  • Born in Ukraine on Dec. 2, 1944
  • Lived in a Displaced Person Camp near Linz, Austria from 1945 to 1946
  • Came to America in 1946 aboard one of the first two ships to leave Europe after the Holocaust
  • Active in Students for a Democratic Society and the Civil Rights Movement in the late 1960’s
  • Ordained as a rabbi by an Orthodox Vaad in New York City in mid-life
  • Served congregations in Massachusetts and Florida and led an outreach movement to gays, lesbians, and transvestites
  • Has two children