Amy Porter

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.  

Amy Porter

College Of Arts And Sciences

Department of History, Philosophy and Geography


Central Academic Building 313H
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Course Teachings

HIST 1301 002 US History to 1865 Spring 2024 Syllabus
HIST 3330 001 Colonial America Spring 2024 Syllabus