Our Faculty

Amy Foerster

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology and Anthropology

Location
  • @New York City
    41 Park Row Room 722
Office Hours
New York City

Mon 1:45pm-2:45pm

Tue 3:30pm-5:30pm

Wed 12:45pm-2:45pm

Biography


Online office hours, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am Using this link: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/85638da8476f41d485f25e196d50ad62

Education


BS , University of California Riverside

MA , Cornell University

PhD , Cornell University

Awards and Honors

  • Brussels Centre for Urban Studies, 2019 - 2019 Visiting Research Fellow
  • 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

Publications


Foerster, A. C. (2019, August). “Progress and Perfectability”: Urban Policy, Model Cities, and Community Control in the Shadow of Newark. City & Community. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cico.12432?fbclid=IwAR35FTAfwuCdPEo1e5aiZXO03WvgfPn-l181Fx6CrOLvkhbDkPpjN4tg7XY

Foerster, A. C. (2019, February). Solidarity or Sanctuary? A Global Strategy for Migrant Rights. Humanity & Society. Vol 43 (Issue 1) , pages 19-42. http://doi.org/10.1177%2F0160597618817456

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

PRESENTATIONS


Foerster, A. C. (2019, October 31). 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology. "Pia Klemp, Scott Warren & Visites Domiciliaires: Migrant Rights Criminalization & the Rising Tide of Nationalist Mobilization". Association for Humanist Sociology, El Paso, TX

Foerster, A. C. (2019, August 9). 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. "No Borders, No Nations," Stopping Deportation? Municipal Strategies and Activism in an Age of Deportation. New York, NY

Foerster, A. C. (2019, June 29). Solidarity City München Konferenz. City-ID und Mobilität. Münchener Flüchtlingsrat, Munich, Germany

Foerster, A. C. (2018, November 9). 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology. Where is the Activism in Scholar Activism?. Detroit, Michigan

Foerster, A. C. (2018, August 16). 19th annual Nordic Migration Conference. Solidarity cities in the struggle against nationalism: lessons from the EU and US. Nordic Migration Research Association, Norrköping, Sweden

Foerster, A. C. (2018, August 10). 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Surveillance and Solidarity: Challenging Frontex, Eurosur, the US Border Patrol and ICE. Philadelphia, PA

Foerster, A. C. (2017, November 1). 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology. 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

RESEARCH INTEREST


Immigration, Race & Ethnicity, Organizations, Popular Culture

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