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Bryan Porter

Bryan Porter


Associate Dean of the Graduate School & Professor
Graduate School

Contact Information


2102A MONARCH HALL
NORFOLK, VA 23529

Email: bporter@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-3259


Biography


Education/Credentials


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  • Expertise

    Driving Safety
    Behavioral Intervention Development and Evaluation
    Psychology
    Experimental, Research Design, Statistics
    Health
    Public Health and Safety
  • Research Interests

    Large-Scale Behavioral Interventions, Public Health and Safety, Traffic Psychology
  • 2016: Outstanding Teaching Award Tenured Faculty, College of Sciences, Old Dominion University
  • 2011: Star Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Star Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2008: John T. Hanna Award for traffic safety excellence, DRIVE SAFE Hampton Roads
  • 2006: University Professor distinction , Old Dominion University
  • 2005: September Faculty of the Month Award, Student Activities and Leadership Staff of Old Dominion University
  • 2005: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • 2004: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • 2003: Nominated by ODU Psychology for the TIAA-CREF 2004 Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 2002: Nominated by ODU Psychology and ODU at-large for the SCHEV 2003 Outstanding Faculty Award (University Finalist)
  • 2002: Outstanding Teacher of the Year , Student Disability Services, Old Dominion University
  • 2001: Inspirational Faculty Member to Fall Commencement’s University Scholar and College of Sciences Honor Graduate , Old Dominion University
  • 2001: Red light running research profiled in ODU’s research magazine, Old Dominion University
  • 2001: Research Fellow of the Social Science Research Center, Old Dominion University
  • 2000: Guest Coach, Old Dominion University Monarch men’s basketball team
  • 2000: inspirational faculty member , newly-inducted “Who’s Who” student
  • 2000: President’s breakfast for faculty/staff , Old Dominion University
  • 1999: Teaching profiled in ODU’s College of Sciences magazine, Old Dominion University
  • 1998: Awarded $1,500 by the Dean of the College of Sciences to continue implementing technology into courses being taught, Old Dominion University
  • 1998: Community traffic-safety program award for efforts to understand aggressive driving and roadrage , DRIVE SMART Hampton Roads
  • 1998: John T. Hanna Award for traffic safety excellence, Concerned Citizens Advocating Traffic Safety
  • 1998: Psi Chi/Association of Psychology Students’ Outstanding Faculty Award, Psi Chi/Association of Psychology Students, Old Dominion University
  • 1998: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • 1997: Community traffic-safety program award for efforts to reduce red-light running, DRIVE SMART Hampton Roads
  • 1997: Psi Chi/Association of Psychology Students’ Outstanding Faculty Award, Psi Chi/Association of Psychology Students, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Van Vleet Memorial Doctoral Fellowship , The University of Memphis
  • 1993: Roland Frye Award for Research and Teaching, The University of Memphis
  • 1991: Howard S. Bartley Award for an excellent incoming graduate student, The University of Memphis
  • 1991: Phi Beta Kappa, Virginia Tech
  • 1991: Undergraduate Research Award in Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Porter, B. E.; Yamani, Y. "Occupant Protection in VA: Working to Expand Effective Programs" $133,068. State. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
    Porter, B. E.; Diawara, N. "VA Seat Belt and Core Surveys 2018" $162,744. State. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
    Porter, B. E. "Virginia Seat Belt and CORE Survey 2017" $163,025. State. February 28, 2017 - September 30, 2017
    Porter, B. E.; Diawara, N. "VA Seat Belt and Core Curveys 2017" $163,025. State. March 15, 2017 - September 30, 2017
    Porter, B. E. "Increasing Law Enforcement’s Occupant Protection Behaviors" $43,251. State. October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
    Porter, B. E. "Occupant Protection in Virginia: Creating Transferable Programs" $119,557. State. October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
    Porter, B. E. "Occupant Protection Programs: Reducing Anytime Unrestrained Fatalities" $211,779. State. October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016
    Porter, B. E. "Virginia Seat Belt and CORE Survey 2016" $176,870. State. October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016
    Porter, B. E. "Occupant Protection Programs: Day & Night to Reduce Unrestrained Fatalities" $178,104. State. October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015
    Porter, B. E. "Virginia Seat Belt and CORE Survey 2015" $179,791. State. October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015
    Porter, B. E. "Virginia occupant protection evaluations: Anytime programs for high-risk area" $179,002. State. October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014
    Porter, B. E. "Virginia Seat Belt and CORE Survey 2014" $191,501. State. October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014
    Porter, B. E. "Virginia occupant protection program evaluation: Day, night, and high-risk areas" $179,002. State. October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013
    Nuntaplook, U. "Virginia seat belt and CORE survey 2013" $187,355. State. October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013
    Murphy, E.; Porter, B. E. "Risky behaviors and the role of attachment theory" $1,500. Federal. January, 2012 - December, 2012
    Porter, B. E.; Murphy, E. "Virginia DMV seat belt survey 2012" $133,681. State. October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2012
    Porter, B. E.; Dunaway, K.; Edwards, A. "Virginia targeted occupant protection 2012" $159,129. State. October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2012
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L. "State 28+: Next steps for occupant protection program evaluation." $197,232. State. October, 2009 - September, 2010
    Porter, B. E.; Johnson, K. L. "Seat Belt Use Survey." $70,287. State. May 1, 2010 - August 31, 2010
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L.; Dunaway, K. E. "Evaluating Virginia statewide traffic safety programs." $161,927. State. October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2009
    Will, K. E.; Sabo, C.; Porter, B. E. "Boost ‘em to safety: Raising awareness about booster seats." $131,865. Private. October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2009
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L. "Virginia occupant protection survey 2009." $52,436. State. May 2, 2009 - July 31, 2009
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L. "Program evaluation for Virginia DMV initiatives." $130,310. State. October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2008
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L. "Click It or Ticket targeting: Virginia statewide focus on high-risk areas." $100,000. State. January, 2007 - September, 2007
    Morrow, J. A.; Porter, B. E.; Harlow, L. "The utilization of collaborative, peer-assisted, and web-enhanced learning approaches in an introductory psychology research and learning enhancement laboratory." $149,302. Federal. August, 2005 - August, 2007
    Porter, B. E.; Markham, P. "Testing a driver monitoring system to reduce speeding behavior of ADHD drivers." $1,500. State. January, 2006 - September, 2006
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L. "Occupant protection in Hampton Roads: Reward-based initiatives and a nighttime safety belt use study." $50,000. State. October, 2005 - September, 2006
    Porter, B. E.; Martinez, K. L. "Occupant protection in Hampton Roads (Year 3)." $50,000. State. October, 2004 - September, 2005
    Will, K. E.; Porter, B. E. "Boost ‘em in the back seat: A Safe Ride program." $99,402. Federal. August, 2004 - August, 2005
    Porter, B. E.; Anderson, D. S. "The Virginia strategic plan for pedestrian safety: Completion of final steps to produce the Commonwealth plan." $29,000. State. October, 2004 - July, 2005
    Porter, B. E.; Shier, C. L. "A community assessment of drinking and driving predictors: Alcohol outlets and socioeconomic factors." $1,500. State. March, 2004 - September, 2004
    Porter, B. E.; Hebert, K. L. "Occupant protection in Hampton Roads: Increasing safety restraint use with community outreach and interventions." $70,000. State. October, 2003 - September, 2004
    Porter, B. E. "The Virginia strategic plan for pedestrian safety: Preliminary research to develop benchmarks." $20,000. State. May, 2003 - September, 2003
    Porter, B. E.; Hebert, K. L. "A community-based program to increase safety belt use." $70,000. State. October, 2002 - September, 2003
    Anderson, D. S.; Porter, B. E. "Increasing Pedestrian Safety in Northern Virginia: Enhancing and Evaluating Community-Based Strategies." $40,000. State. October, 2002 - September, 2003
    Porter, B. E.; Hebert, K. L. "Reducing close following behaviors through the ‘Survive the Drive’ program in Hampton Roads." $50,000. State. November, 2001 - September, 2002
    Porter, B. E.; Anderson, D. "Increasing pedestrian safety in Arlington County, Virginia: Implementing and evaluating a program developed in 2001." $39,000. State. October, 2001 - September, 2002
    Porter, B. E.; Anderson, D. "A needs assessment for increasing pedestrian safety in Arlington County, Virginia: Exploring programs and feasibility of outcome studies." $14,980. State. September, 2001 - December, 2001
    Porter, B. E. "Reducing close following behaviors through a community coalition approach: A ‘Survive the Drive’ program in Hampton Roads." $50,000. State. November, 2000 - September, 2001
    Porter, B. E. "Best practices in pedestrian safety: A review of crash data, programs, and knowledge of pedestrian rights and responsibilities." $25,000. State. May, 2000 - October, 2000
    Porter, B. E.; Berry, T. D. "A behavioral observation program to document close following: Developing and implementing a community intervention to reduce this risky behavior." $50,000. State. December, 1999 - August, 2000
    Porter, B. E. "The ‘Intersection Connection’ program: Reducing red-light running through community partnerships and outreach." $58,000. State. December, 1998 - November, 1999
    Porter, B. E.; Berry, T. D. "A nationwide survey of red-light running behavior: ‘Stop Red Light Running’ programs and solutions." $88,000. Private. June, 1999 - September, 1999
    Porter, B. E. "The ‘Intersection Connection’ program to reducing crashes: Public-education, engineering, and enforcement solutions." $75,000. State. December, 1997 - September, 1998
    Porter, B. E. "A behavioral program to reduce intersection- and pedestrian-related crashes." $75,000. State. January, 1997 - September, 1997