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Amy Foerster

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology and Anthropology

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row Room 722


Tuesday office hours 9-11, online only, using this chat link: https://us.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/guest/9ad4a84dcaed4c5db570eac0f6eb015c


BS , University of California Riverside

MA , Cornell University

PhD , Cornell University

Awards and Honors

  • Michigan Institute for Social Research, June 2015 - Population Studies Center workshop participation
  • German Fulbright Commission, June 2011 - Fulbright German Studies Seminar
  • Pforzheimer Center for Faculty Development, May 2008 - Innovation in Teaching Award


Foerster, A. C. & Miller, J. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Extranational spaces and the disruption of national boundaries: Turkish immigrant media and claims against the state in 1980s West Germany. Nations and Nationalism. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nana.12298/full

Foerster, A. C. (2015, February). Gendered notions of nation: Integration and the “failure” of inclusive citizenship. Ethnicities. Vol 15 (Issue 1) , pages 53-71. http://etn.sagepub.com/content/15/1/53


Foerster, A. C. (2017, November 1). 42nd Annual Meeting. Cities of Refuge: sanctuary, solidary and 'municipal disobedience' in the Trump era. Association for Humanist Sociology, Havana, Cuba

Foerster, A. C. (2017, August). 67th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Solidarity or Sanctuary? A Global Strategy for Migrant Rights,”. Society for the Study of Social Problems, Montreal, Canada

Foerster, A. C. (2016, August 23). 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Extranational Spaces and the Disruption of National Boundaries. Seattle, WA

Foerster, A. C. (2015, August). 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. 'Progress and Perfectability': Model Cities and the Struggle for Solidarity in East Orange, New Jersey. American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL

Foerster, A. C. (2014, August). 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Reifying the Active Audience? Radio, Reception and Resistance. American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA


Immigration, Race & Ethnicity, Organizations, Popular Culture

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