Liv Newman


Visiting Assistant Professor Liv Newman
Office Location
301F Monroe Library
Mailing Address

Loyola University New Orleans
Department of Sociology
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 30
New Orleans, LA 70118

Direct Phone
(504) 864-7045
Fax Number
(504) 865-3229
E-mail Address


M.A., University of Florida, 2004; M.A., Stanford University, 2000; B.A., Emory University, 1997

Short Bio

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.



Courses Taught

  • Race and Ethnic Conflict

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