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Amy E. Foster

Amy E. Foster, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in History of Technology 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, history of technology, and the history of medicine. 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.

Awards

Arthur P. Thompson Award from the Florida Historical SocietyNASA/American Historical Association Fellowship in Aerospace History
Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum Guggenheim Fellowship

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11165 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
21004 AMH5378 History of Technology Face2Face Th 6:00PM - 8:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available
11072 HIS4150 History and Historians Face2Face Tu,Th 3:00PM - 4:15PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81382 HIS3462 History of Science Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
81214 HIS4490 History of Medicine Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
61431 AMH2010 U.S. History: 1492-1877 Web B - Unavailable
No Description Available
50736 AMH4375 Technology and Us Culture Web C - Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
21003 AMH4375 Technology and Us Culture Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
11232 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
11174 AMH4680 Women in American Science Web - 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

Updated: Aug 22, 2018