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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
10709 AMH4680 Women in American Science Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
11310 HIS6905 History Capstone Class Face to Face (P) Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80099 HIS4150 History and Historians Face to Face (P) Tu,Th 01:30 PM - 02:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
94014 HIS6159 Historiography Face to Face (P) W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
80102 HIS6905 History Capstone Class Face to Face (P) Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50801 AMH2020 U.S. History: 1877-present Web-Based (W) B Unavailable
No Description Available
50011 HIS6905 History Capstone Class Face to Face (P) C Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11459 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
10970 AMH4680 Women in American Science Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
91918 AMH4376 U.S. Space History Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
81428 HIS4490 History of Medicine Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
51552 AMH2020 U.S. History: 1877-present Web-Based (W) B Unavailable
No Description Available
61850 AMH5378 History of Technology Web-Based (W) C Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Feb 14, 2019