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Yvonne Newsome

Meet the Faculty

Yvonne D. Newsome

Yvonne D. Newsome

Associate Professor of Sociology

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.5249
Email: ynewsome@agnesscott.edu
Office Location: Buttrick G-03
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Wednesday, by appointment

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.

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