Abraham L Newman


Associate Professor


Faculty - SFS
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+1 202-687-5632


506 ICC

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Professor Newman received his BA in International Relations from Stanford University and his PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.

He is an associate professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University. He is the Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies and senior editor at International Studies Quarterly. His research focuses on the ways in which economic interdependence and globalization have transformed international politics.

He is the author of Protectors of Privacy: Regulating Personal Data in the Global Economy (Cornell University Press: 2008) and co-editor of How Revolutionary was the Digital Revolution: National Responses, Market Transitions, and Global Technologies (Stanford University Press: 2006). His work has appeared in a range of journals including Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, Science, and World Politics. For more information see http://explore.georgetown.edu/people/aln24/.


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  • PhD (2005) University of California, Berkeley, Political Science
  • BA (1996) Stanford University, International Relations


  • German (speak, read, write)