Jayson Maurice Porter

Jayson Maurice Porter studies military, civil, and social engineering in modern Mexican History and U.S.-Latin American relations, with interests in road building, social infrastructure, and racial politics in Guerrero, Mexico, and the nature of technology, state building, and revolution in the Americas.

Baltimore-born, Philadelphia native, reared between Tucson, AZ, and Jackson, MS, Jayson took majors in both of History and Philosophy at Millsaps College, followed by a M.A. in History from the University of Oklahoma where he wrote, “Making the Coast Pacific: Military Road Building, Technological Waves, Political Change, and Armed Struggle in Acapulco and the Guerrero Coast, 1920-1934.”