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Amy Foster

Amy Foster, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. from Auburn University (2005)

Research Interests

US Space History, History of Science and Technology, Gender and Technology, History of Medicine

Recent Research Activities

Amy Foster is a historian of technology and gender. Her book, Integrating Women into the Astronaut Corps: Politics and Logistics at NASA, 1972-2004, was published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in 2011. Her research interests include the U.S. space program, gender and the space program, gender issues in engineering, aviation history, and the history of technology. She has been the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellow at the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum and held a fellowship sponsored jointly by NASA and the American Historical Association.

Selected Publications

Books

  • Integrating Women into the Astronaut Corps: Politics and Logistics at NASA, 1972-2004. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

Book Sections/Chapters

  • "New World Order: 1992-2000" in American Women and Flight since 1940, University of Kentucky Press, 2003.

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50880 AMH4375 Technology and Us Culture Web C - Unavailable
No Description Available
50879 AMH4650 History of U.S. Aviation Web C - Unavailable
No Description Available
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81684 HIS3462 History of Science Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
81460 HIS4490 History of Medicine Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11293 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
11220 AMH4680 Women in American Science Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
20343 AMH5378 History of Technology Face2Face Tu 6:00PM - 8:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50854 AMH4375 Technology and Us Culture Web C - Unavailable
No Description Available
50853 AMH4650 History of U.S. Aviation Web C - Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81539 HIS3462 History of Science Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
81346 HIS4490 History of Medicine Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11232 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
11174 AMH4680 Women in American Science Web - Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Feb 22, 2017