Meet the Faculty
Yvonne D. Newsome
Professor of Sociology, Chair of Sociology and Anthropology
Office Location: Buttrick G-03
Office Hours: Spring 2017
Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday by appointment
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.