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Louise Newman

Office: 212 Keene-Flint Hall
Phone: (352) 273-3377
Fax: (352)392-6927
Mailing address:
Department of History
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320

Associate Professor Louise Newman received her PhD (1992) and her M.A. (1986) from Brown University, Postbac in Economics from Université de Genève, and A.B., cum laude, in English and American Literature from Harvard University. She joined the University of Florida in 1993 after teaching at Brown and Harvard University. She published White Women’s Rights: Racial Origins of Feminism in the United States in 1999 and edited Men’s Ideas/Women’s Realities: Popular Science, 1870- 1915 in 1985. Professor Newman has published many articles and book reviews and her current work in progress is a manuscript entitled Representing the Sixties: Cultural Memories and Hollywood Films. Her most recent courses include: Woman, Work and Family; Gender and History; History by Hollywood; and Modern America Seminar.