M.A., University of Florida, 2004; M.A., Stanford University, 2000; B.A., Emory University, 1997
Liv Newman received a bachelor of arts in history from Emory University, followed by a master of arts in education policy from Stanford University. After the completion of her master's degree at Stanford, Liv taught in the New Orleans public school system. Upon returning to graduate school, she completed a M.A. in Sociology from the University of Florida, studying with the eminent sociologist, Joe Feagin. She is completing a dissertation comparing the racial and class experiences of working class and professional class black Americans.
With general research interests in inequality, her specific research projects have focused on racial and class inequality and inequality in public education. Liv's teaching interests reflect her commitment to exploring the various areas of inequality within the United States
context. She has taught several classes related to race/ethnicity, class, and gender.