Department of History
Middle Tennessee State University
1301 E. Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Main Office: Peck Hall 223
Department Chair: James Beeby
Undergraduate Program: (615) 898-2631
Graduate Program: (615) 898-5798
All Other Inquiries: (615) 898-2631
FOLLOW MTSU HISTORY
FIELDS: Modern U.S. History (focus on post-1945), Modern International History (focus on 20th century)
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:
GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
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.
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.
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1998
M.A., Ohio State University, M.A., 1993
B.A., St. Bonaventure University, 1991
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