Kenneth Foster, PhD


Associate Professor
Department of Psychology and Philosophy
Texas Womans University
Denton, TX 76204, USA

Biography

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• PhD, Psychology Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), 2004
• MA, Psychology Hunter College, CUNY City University of New York, 2000
• BA, Psychology Brooklyn College, CUNY Baccalaureate Program, 1995

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

• (2004-Present) Associate Professor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
• (2007-2011) Program Evaluator, Promise House, Inc
• (1998-2004) Assistant Professor, City University of New York, New York, NY
• (2002) Assistant to Affirmative Action Officer, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
• (2000-2001) Academic Advisor, CUNY Baccalaureate Program, New York, NY
• (2001-2002) Adjunct Professor, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
• (1998-2000) Project Coordinator, Harlem Hospital-Harlem Lung Center, New York, NY

Research Interest

His research interests include: Social Behavior.

Scientific Activities

MEMBERSHIPS

• Promotion and Tenure Committee Member (Current)
• Faculty Evaluation and Development Committee Member (Current)
• Code of Conduct Committee Member (Current)
• Undergraduate Committee Member
• Intercultural Services Committee Member (Current)
• Student Travel Fund Committee Member (Current)
• Associate Provost Search Committee Member
• Men of TWU Member
• Black History Presentation Committee Member
• TWU Campus Safety Committee Alternate Member
• Psi Chi National Honors Society Faculty Advisor (Current)
• National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Faculty Advisor (Current)
• National Alliance on Mental Illness Faculty Advisor (Current)
• Psychology Society Faculty Advisor

Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

1. Smith V, Reddy J, Foster K, Asbury ET, Brooks J. Public perceptions, knowledge and stigma toward people with schizophrenia. Journal of Public Mental Health. 2011; 10(1): 45-56. doi: 10.1108/17465721111134547
2. Foster K, Sandel M. Abuse of women with disabilities: Toward an empowerment perspective. Journal of Sexuality and Disability. 2010; 28(3): 177-186. doi: 10.1007/s11195-010-9156-6
3. Foster K. Clark, Kenneth Bancroft. In: Goldstein S, Naglieri JA, eds. Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2010.
4. Foster K. Race. In: Goldstein S, Naglieri JA, eds. Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2010.
5. Foster K. Identity. In: Goldstein S, Naglieri JA, eds. Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2010.
6. Terrell F, Miller AR, Foster K. Racial discrimination-induced anger and alcohol use among Black adolescents. Adolescence. 2006; 41(163): 485-492.
7. Weis L, Fine M, Shepard T, Foster K. To stand up and be men: Black males rewriting social representations. In: Fine M, Weis L, eds. The Unknown City. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998: 59-83.
8. Ajuluchukwu D, Crummey FC, Foster K, Ismail YI, Siddiqi N. Demographics, medical history and sexual correlates of HIV seropositive methadone maintained women. Journal of Addictive Diseases. 1993; 12: 105-120.
9. Nemoto T, Foster K, Brown LS. Effect of psychological factors on risk behavior of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection among intravenous drug users (IVDUS). The International Journal of the Addictions. 1991; 26(4): 441-456.
10. Weis L, Fine M, Shepherd T, Foster K. We need to come together and raise our kids and our community right: Black males rewriting social representations. Urban Review. 1999; 31: 125-151. doi: 10.1023/A:1023255606924
11. Foster K. Perspectives: P.S. 261. In: Fine M, Somerville JI, eds. Small Schools, Big Imaginations: A Creative Look at Urban Public Schools. Chicago: Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, 1998: 70-84.
12. Foster K. Youre breaking my heart but I must edit your life. In: Collins JL, Emihovich C, Miller S, eds. Caution Speed Bumps Ahead: Reflections on the Politics and Methods of Qualitative Work. Buffalo, NY: Graduate School of Education Publications, 1998.
13. Foster K. Perspectives: P.S. 261. In: Fine M, Somerville JI, eds. Small Schools, Big Imaginations: A Creative Look at Urban Public Schools, pp.. Chicago: Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, 1998: 70-84.
14. Foster K, Ajuluchukwu D, Brown LS. The increasing need for primary care as integral to treatment. Problems of Drug Dependence. (National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Monograph No. 119. Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, 1992: 488.
15. Foster K, Yee K, Nemoto T, Brown LS. Needle sharing behaviors associated with HIV seroprevalence among intravenous drug users. Proceedings of Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence, Richmond, VA, 1990.

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Foster K. African American activists perceptions of racism and empowerment. In: Philpot TS, White IK, eds. African-American political psychology: Identity, opinion, and action in the post-civil rights era. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010: 442-459.
2. Foster K. The complexity and challenge of conceptualization and assessment of social identity. In: Todman M, ed, Psychological studies in identity, achievement and work-family dynamics. Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2009: 19-33.