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Associate Professor, Core Undergraduate Faculty

CFO #710 Office
940-898-2308  phone | 940-898-2301 fax | email: kfoster@twu.edu

Education

Ph.D.

2004

Social and Personality Psychology – City University of New York

M.A.

2000

Psychology – Hunter College, City University of New York

B.A.

1995

Psychology – Brooklyn College, City University of New York

Courses Taught
Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology (undergraduate and graduate), Cross-Cultural Psychology, Professional Development in Psychology, Developmental Psychology, General Psychology and Research Team.

Research Interests
Social identity, race and culture, social activism, prejudice, teen pregnancy, and substance abuse.

Recent Publications

  • Foster, K. (in press). Clark, K. B. In Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Foster, K. (in press). Race. In Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Foster, K. (in press). Identity. In Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Foster, K., & Sandel, M. (2010). Abuse of women with disabilities: Toward an empowerment perspective. Journal of Sexuality and Disability, 28(3), 177-187.
  • Foster, K. (2010). African American activists’ perceptions of racism and empowerment. In T.S. Philpot & I.K. White (Eds.), African-American political psychology: Identity, opinion, and action in the post-civil rights era (pp. 230-241). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Foster, K. (2009). The challenges and complexities of conceptualization and assessment of social identity. In M. Todman (Ed.), Psychological studies in identity, achievement and work-family dynamics. Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research.
  • Terrell, F., Miller, A. R., Foster, K., & Watkins, Jr., C. E. (2006). Racial discrimination-   induced anger and alcohol use among Black adolescents. Adolescence, 41, 485-492.
  • Foster, K. (2005). Hazing, Manhood and Black Fraternities: The Construction of Black Masculine Identity. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 

Honors/Grants/Service

  • Favorite Faculty Award
  • Behavioral and Social Science Volunteer Program (APA/CDC)
  • Institutional Review Board, Phoenix Foundation
  • TWU Small Grants Program - 2010

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