Laurette B. Foster

Laurette B. Foster
Laurette B. Foster, Ed.D.


  • Ed.D., Mathematics Education (Curriculum & Instruction), University of Houston, 1977
  • M.S., Mathematics Education, Virginia State College, 1973
  • B.S., Mathematics, Virginia State College, 1971

Professional Interests

  • Mathematics Education

Professional Activities

  • National Association of Mathematicians (NAM)
  • Mathematics Association of America (MAA)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Beta Kappa Chi
  • National Institute of Science
  • American Association of University Women
  • Phi Delta Kappa International Educational Fraternity
  • Research Association of Minority Professors
  • National Association of Women in Mathematics
  • Benjamin Banneker Association

Selected Recent Publications

  • The Power to Learn: Strategies for Success (Developing Good Study Habit Skills), White, White, Foster, and Echols, Thomson Publishers, 2006.
  • Contemporary College Algebra, Don Small, Editorial Board, McGraw Hill, 1999.
  • Goals and Content-the First Two Years, Proceedings, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1999.
  • Interdisciplinary Lively Application Project, “Circuit Analysis,” Foster, Maddox, Hill-Natter, Published by COMAP, 1997.
  • The Effects of Teacher Notes on the Relationship between Attitude and Mathematical Performance of Pre-College Students (Foster, Hawkins and Foster), Presented at the Research Association of Minority Professors Conference, 1984.

Contact Information

Laurette B. Foster, Ed.D.
Professor, Department of Mathematics
Prairie View A&M University
P. O. Box 519-MS 2225
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519
Phone: (936) 261-3533/1973
Fax: (936) 261-2088