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.

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