Judith L. Newman

Judith L. Newman

Judith L. Newman

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Psychological, and Social Sciences, Penn State Abington
Penn State Abington | Sutherland, 312


Ph.D, Developmental Psychology, Temple University


Research Interests

Children's concepts of family, illness, death; Parent/child interaction; Neurobehavioral disorders (ADHD, OCD, Tourette Syndrome); Research ethics


Outstanding Service Award, 2015
Outstanding Teacher Award, Penn State Abington, 2004; 2012
Outstanding Educator Award, 1999
CES Faculty Achievement Award Recipient, 1997
Outstanding Advisor Award Recipient - 1991; 1996; 2020

Community Involvement

Penn State Abington Speakers' Bureau
Board of Directors, Growth Opportunity Center
Steering Committee, Tourette Syndrome Association of Eastern PA

Selected Publications

(2013) Against their Will: The secret history of medical experimentation on children in Cold War America, Allen M. Hornblum, Judith L. Newman, and Gregory Dober. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

(2007) The Body in Action: Perspectives on Embodiment and Development. In W. Overton, U. Müeller, & J. L. Newman (Eds.), Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness (pp. 313-342). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.



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