BA, York College of Pennsylvania; MA, PhD (1996), University of Kentucky. Program Director, ACT 48 at Pitt-Johnstown
Editor, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies. Author, Fries's Rebellion: The Enduring Struggle for the American Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004). Professor Newman has taught courses in Early American history at Pitt-Johnstown since 1995. His teaching interest includes the Backcountry, Native American history, and the social history of the colonial period.