Amy died in Princeton Nov. 15, 2023, at the age of 67.

She was born in Neptune, N.J., Sept. 17, 1956. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rutgers in 1977 and a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Princeton in 1981. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health.

Amy began her career as a member of the technical staff at AT&T/Bell Laboratories. Between 1987 and 2001, she advanced from research manager to executive director of Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore).She also worked at SAIC and Engility. For seven years she was the senior director of High Performance Technologies. Amy’s areas of expertise included research and development, program management, business development, and establishing partnerships with government, industry, and academic institutions.

She served Princeton as a volunteer for Graduate School Annual Giving.

Amy is survived by her husband of 31 years, Eike Barthel; stepdaughter Katrin; grandchildren Julius and Linus; and siblings Wendy and Benjamin.

Graduate memorials are prepared by the APGA.

Graduate Class of 1981