Zak Foste

School of Education - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Higher Education & Student Affairs, The Ohio State University
Primary office:
785-864-9845
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, Kansas 66045


Summary

Education

Ph.D., Higher Education & Student Affairs, The Ohio State University

M.S., Higher Education & Student Affairs, Miami University

B.A., Sociology and Political Science, Western Illinois University

Selected Publications

Edwards, K. E., Foste, Z. H., & Taylor, C. (2019). Building a campus coalition. In D. W. Tillipauh & B. L. McGowan (Eds.), Men and masculinities on campus: Theoretical foundations and promising practices. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Foste, Z. H. (2019). Exploring the methodological possibilities of narrative inquiry in service-learning: Reflections from a recent investigation. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 22(4), 9-28.

Foste, Z. H. (2019). Reproducing Whiteness: How White Students Justify the Campus Racial Status Quo . Journal of Student Affairs Research & Practice , 56(3), 241-253. https://doi.org/10.1080/19496591.2019.1576530

Foste, Z. H. (2019). The enlightenment narrative: White student leaders’ preoccupation with racial innocence. The Journal of Diversity in Higher Education . http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000113

Foste, Z. H., & Davis, T. L. (2018). Am I doing this right?': A qualitative exploration of how college men make meaning of gendered expectations. Men and Masculinities, 21(5), 583-602. DOI:10.1177/1097184Xl7696188

Foste, Z. H., & Jones, S. R. (2018). Isn't that for sorority girls?': Narratives of college men in service-learning. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (JSARP). DOI:10.1080/19496591.2017.1346514

Foste, Z. H. (2017). Engaging undergraduate men in service-learning: Exploring motivations to serve. In K. M. Soria & T. D. Mitchell (Eds.), Educating/or citizenship and social justice: Practices for community engagement at research universities. London, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Jones, S. R., & Foste, Z. H. (2017). Qualitative research on civic outcomes and service-learning. In J. A. Hatcher, R. G. Bringle, & T. Hahn (Eds.), Research on student civic outcomes in service learning: Conceptual frameworks and methods. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Foste, Z. H., Edwards, K. E., & Davis, T. L. (2012). Trial and error: Negotiating manhood and struggling to discover true self. The Journal of College and University Student Housing, 39(1), 124-138.

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Selected Presentations

Foste, Z. H. (03/31/2017). Beyond the limitations of white privilege pedagogy: Alternative approaches to engaging white students on race and racism. Presentation delivered at ACPA Annual Conference. Columbus, OH

Foste, Z. H. & Jones, S. R. (11/30/2018). Narrating whiteness: A qualitative exploration of how white college students construct and give meaning to racial identity. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).

Foste, Z. H. (10/10/2018). Problematizing innocence: How well-intentioned white people contribute to racial hostility on campus. 25th Annual Dealing with Difference Institute .

Foste, Z. H. (10/16/2018). Problematizing white innocence: How well-intentioned students contribute to racial hostility on campus. ACPA Midwest Regional Conference . Kansas City, MO . Available Here

Foste, Z. H. & Tevis, T. . (11/30/2018). From complacency to criticality: Envisioning anti-racist leadership among white higher education administrators. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) .

Foste, Z. H., Staples, A. Durako Fisher, L. Mayhew, M. J. & Rockenbach, A. N. (11/16/2018). Careful with your “we:” Worldview minority faculty members at sectarian institutions. . Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).

Foste, Z. H. & Davis, T. L. (03/31/2018). Engaging white students on pre-college environments in racial justice education. American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

Foste, Z. H. (03/31/2018). Constructions of white racial identity among white undergraduates: Results from a recent investigation. American College Student Personnel Association (ACPA).

Foste, Z. H. . Problematizing innocence: How well intentioned white people maintain the racial status quo on campus. Monmouth College Fall Faculty Conference .

Foste, Z. H., Tevis, T. Whitehead, M. Lange, A. Cabrera, N. Haynes Davison, C. Doran, E. & Linley, J. . Shifting the gaze: How differently situated scholars approach and experience the study of whiteness in higher education. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Portland, OR

Foste, Z. H. & Irwin, L. . Reimagining service-learning education: Critiquing diversity
discourses through a critical whiteness lens. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Portland, OR

Foste, Z. H., Duran, A. & Hooten, Z. . A critical discourse analysis of institutional
diversity statements in higher education. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Portland, OR

Selected Grants

Foste, Zak H., (Principal), A Multi-Case Analysis of the Climate for Racial Diversity in Campus Residential Environments, ACPA Foundation, $2,500, Submitted 07/01/2018 . Foundation. Status: Funded.

Foste, Zak H., A multi-case analysis of the climate for racial diversity in campusresidence halls., Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (ACHUO-I), $4,500, . Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded.

Foste, Zak H., (Principal), New Faculty Research Grant, University of Kansas Center for Research Inc., $8,000, Submitted 02/18/2019 . University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded.

Selected Awards & Honors

2018 ACPA Marylu K. McEwen Dissertation of the Year

Tracy L. Davis Outstanding Emerging Research Award
ACPA Coalition for Men and Masculinities
2017

Porterfield-Dickins Graduate Student Research Award
Higher Education & Student Affairs
2016


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