Joshua Porter joined the University of Alabama School of Law faculty in 2020 as Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor of Law in Residence. Prior to joining the Alabama School of Law faculty, Professor Porter worked as an attorney in the Atlanta office of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. Before practicing law, Professor Porter spent time as a program manager and policy analyst for nonprofits in Washington, D.C., and an educator in a Title I high school in Miami, Florida. Professor Porter earned his J.D. and M.P.A. from the University of Georgia, and B.A. from Morehouse College.