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Shanette Porter

Research Scientist
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Shanette Porter is a research scientist at the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. Her current research focuses on the impact of policy change on school approaches and outcomes, as well as the role of social, emotional, and motivational factors in predicting student success. She currently represents the Consortium on the Chicago Public Schools Collaborative on School Discipline.

Prior to joining UEI, Porter completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University’s Institute for Policy Research and the Department of Psychology. Her fellowship work focused on the cognitive-behavioral dynamics of intergroup interactions. Porter received her PhD in social and personality psychology from Cornell University, her MA in industrial-organizational psychology from Michigan State University, and her BA in psychology from Yale University.