DR. DAVID S. PORTER
Dr. Porter received his B.S. in 1975 from Grand Valley State College. After working for four years, he returned to Grand Valley for his MPA in 1981, and continued his studies at Michigan State University, receiving an M.A. in 1984, and his PhD in 1987.
Dr. Porter's areas of interest include political development, democratization, international organizations, and research methodologies. Since joining YSU, Dr. Porter has published a book on US Foreign Aid Policy, Garland Publishing, and contributed a Chapter on US Foreign Aid Policy in the book entitled International Science and Technology Philosophy, Theory and Policy, St. Martin’s Press.
This is an index to my web site:
Courses Taught and Semesters Usually Offered
PS 1550 Introduction to Political Science - Occasionally in Fall PS 2740 Contemporary World Governments -Every fall PS 2695 Model UN - Fall and spring PS 3712 Political Behavior - Fall even years PS 3714 American Public Opinion - Fall odd years PS 3724 Public Budgeting - Fall even years PS 3742 Politics Development and Political Regimes - Alternates spring & summer PS 3751 Latin American Government and Politics - Every spring PS 3763 International Law - Alternates spring & summer PS 3764 International Organizations - Every fall PS 5860 Select Problems of Global Affairs - Spring odd years PS 5865 Global Environmental Policy and Law - Spring even years PS 6963 Budgetary Policy - Fall odd years
Foreign Affairs Research Links
Dr. David S. Porter Department of Political Science Youngstown State University One University Plaza Youngstown, Ohio 44555
Phone: 330-941-1669 Email Dr. Porter
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