BA, State University of New York at Buffalo; MA, Brown University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
In the News
January 28, 2022
Henry Louis Gates, at RIT event, says it’s a time for truth, courage
WXXI features RIT's 40th annual Expression of King's Legacy event.
February 17, 2021
Amid increasing secularization and waning influence, can the Black church evolve?
The Deseret News talks to Richard Newman, professor of history and author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers.
March 31, 2020
Podcast: Experiencing History Where it Happened
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 34: Studying history is more than poring over textbooks and old documents. History Professor Richard Newman and humanities Professor Lisa Hermsen talk about place-based learning, which gets students into the community to experience where the history happened.
August 24, 2022
Newman’s book on American abolitionism honored
July 7, 2022
Newman discusses abolitionism on podcast
February 8, 2021
Newman serves as consultant, commentator for documentary
December 13, 2019
From BackStory to You: A History of Giving and Receiving