Dr. Amy SaywardDr. Amy Sayward

Professor

CONTACT
E-mail: amy.sayward@mtsu.edu
Phone: (615) 898-2569
Office Location and Mailing Address: Peck Hall, Room 279
MTSU Box 23
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

FIELDS: Modern U.S. History (focus on post-1945), Modern International History (focus on 20th century)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:

  • History 2010, Survey of United States History I
  • History 2020, Survey of United States History II
  • History 3010, Historian's Craft and Historical Thinking
  • History 3130, Vietnam War
  • History 4840, World War II
  • Gandhi, King, and Mandela: The Civil Rights Movement in International Perspective

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT

  • History 6020, Historical Research Methods
  • History 6104/7104, Seminar in Cold War America

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Sayward, Amy and Margaret Vandiver, eds. Tennessee's New Abolitionists: The Fight to End the Death Penalty in the Volunteer State. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2010.

Staples, Amy. The Birth of Development: How the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and World Health Organization Changed the World, 1945-1965, New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations series, ed. Mary Ann Heiss. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2006.

SELECTED AWARDS: 

Outstanding Advisor, College of Liberal Arts, 2005-2006 and 1999-2000

Sherman Emerging Scholar in International Affairs, University of North Carolina—Wilmington, 2003

Stuart Bernath Article Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, 2003

WORKS IN PROGRESS:

The United Nations in International History (London: Continuum Press, 2016).

"Truman and the Birth of Development," chapter in forthcoming volume from Truman State University Press on the foreign aid legacy of the Truman administration.

VIDEOCLIP: Dr. Sayward speaks about the classes she teaches at MTSU.

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1998
M.A.,    Ohio State University, M.A., 1993
B.A.,    St. Bonaventure University, 1991

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