Katherine Newman

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Katherine S. Newman
Born (1953-02-21) February 21, 1953 (age 64)
Education University of California, San Diego
University of California, Berkeley
Occupation University Professor
University Dean
University Provost
Employer Harvard University
Princeton University
Johns Hopkins University
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Katherine S. Newman (born February 21, 1953) is the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and American author.[1] She previously served as a professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University, Princeton University, and Harvard University. Newman received a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for No Shame in My Game in 2000.[2] She is also the author of Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century (2016).


  1. ^ "Katherine Newman". TIME. 20 February 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "2000: "Mandela", by Anthony Sampson and "No Shame in My Game", by Katherine Newman". Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. Retrieved 21 November 2013.