Born August 21, 1937
Ph.D. - Duke University (1968)
M.A. - University of Wyoming
B.A. - Park College
Areas of Specialization
History of Political Philosophy
Modern Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Social Sciences
Drury College, 1963-1967
University of Saskatchewan, 1967 to present
Honours & Awards
Park College Scholarships, 1955-1959
William Robertson Coe Fellowship, University of Wyoming, 1959-1960
Duke University Graduate Fellowship, 1960-1961
Angier Biddle Duke Memorial Fellowship, 1961-1962
Otis Green Foundation Fellowship, 1962-1963
Phi Gamma Mu (Social Science)
Phi Kappa Phi (Graduate)
J.M. Porter, and John Hallowell. Political Philosophy: The Search for Humanity and Order. Prentice-Hall, 1997.
J.M. Porter, ed. Classics in Political Philosophy. 2nd edition revised. Prentice-Hall, 1997.
J.M. Porter, ed. Classics in Political Philosophy. Prentice-Hall, 1989.
J.M. Porter, ed. Luther: Selected Political Writings. University Press of America, 1987. (Reprint of the Fortress publication, 1974).
J.M. Porter and R. Vernon (eds.), Unity, Plurality and Politics. London: Croom Helm, 1986.
J.M. Porter (ed.). Sophia and Praxis: The Boundaries of Politics. (Chatham House, 1984).
J.M. Porter (ed.), 1974. Martin Luther: Selected Political Writings. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
Offices and Memberships
Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Studies in Political Thought
Political Science Organizations
Foundations of Political Theory
Canadian Political Science Association
Conference for the Study of Political Thought
American Political Science Association
Institute for Society and Humanity
Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Regents