Amy Porter

Amy Porter

Professor
College Of Arts And Sciences
Department of Communication, History, and Philosophy
Central Academic Building 313H

210-784-2208   |aporter@tamusa.edu

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Dr. Amy M. Porter received her Ph.D. in History from Southern Methodist University in 2004 and her B.A. in History and Spanish from Austin College. She teaches classes on colonial America, the American Revolution, the Early Republic, and Texas. Dr. Porter’s research focuses on women in the Spanish borderlands.  Her publications include the 2015 book Their Lives, Their Wills: Women in the Borderlands, 1750-1846 and a chapter on María del Carmen Calvillo in the 2019 book Texas Women and Ranching: On the Range, at the Rodeo, and in Their Communities.  

Courses Teaching

Subject Number Section Description Term Syllabus
HIST 3330 900 Colonial America Spring 2022 Syllabi
HIST 4301 800 Methods of Historical Research Spring 2022 Syllabi
HIST 2301 600 Texas History Spring 2022 Syllabi