UCF | History Department

Amy Foster, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. from Auburn University (2005)

Research Interests

US Space History, History of Science and Technology

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
51024 HIS3462 History of Science Web C 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
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Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80716 AMH2010H Honors U.S. History: 1492-1877 Face2Face M,W,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
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90873 AMH4375 Technology and Us Culture Web - Not Online
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82099 HIS4490 History of Medicine Web 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
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Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
19302 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web - Not Online
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20108 AMH5378 History of Technology Face2Face M 6:00PM - 8:50PM Not Online
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Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
61279 AMH4375 Technology and Us Culture Web C - Not Online
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61278 AMH4650 History of U.S. Aviation Web C - Not Online
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Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
90797 AMH6939 Seminar in U.S. History Face2Face M 6:00PM - 8:50PM Not Online
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91033 HIS3462 History of Science Web - Not Online
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81918 HIS4490 History of Medicine Web 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
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Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11755 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
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11570 AMH4680 Women in American Science Web 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
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Updated: Mar 26, 2012

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