Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Martin Monto PhD

Sociology and Social Work, Professor

Martin Monto PhD



Buckley Center 135

Background Narrative

Martin Monto received his Ph.D. in 1992 from UCLA and has been at the University of Portland ever since. He specializes in gender, deviance, and social psychology, and also teaches our senior project seminar and our course on sociological theory. Dr. Monto is a leading authority on prostitution. Additionally, recent research projects have dealt with homophobia and sexual assault. He is currently studying the degree to which Americans support the value of equality of opportunity. Dr. Monto enjoys travel, graffiti art, singing, hiking, and beer tasting.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Calif Los Angeles