Dr. Robert Porter
Robert Porter, Ph. D., has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools nationally. Currently Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Porter has thirty years' experience as a tenured professor, private consultant and research administrator. His proposals have won more than $8 million in awards from government agencies and private foundations. A national leader in the growing field of research development, he has presented papers and workshops on grant writing at national conferences and has published prize-winning articles in the Journal of Research Administration and Research Management Review. Dr. Porter has previously taught at Virginia Tech, Swarthmore College, Susquehanna University and Eastern Washington University. He holds graduate degrees in Speech Communications from the University of Michigan.