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Yvonne Newsome

Yvonne D. Newsome

Professor of Sociology

Phone: 404.471.5249
Office Location: Buttrick G-03

Academic Degrees

  • B.A., University of Memphis
  • M.A., University of Memphis
  • Ph.D., Northwestern University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Newsome's research interests center on racial-ethnic identity and relations; race, class, and gender intersections and inequality; social problems; sociology of education; comparative historical methods political sociology; qualitative sociology; and transnationalism. She teaches courses in African American culture and social institutions; African American images in popular culture; marriage and the family; schools and society; and the senior research seminar.

Professional Activities

Professor Newsome has published book reviews and articles in The American Journal of Sociology, The Journal of African American Studies, and Contemporary Sociology. She was awarded the Vulcan Materials Teaching Excellence Award in 2007.

Web Links

Sociology & Anthropology Undergraduate Program
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