Amy Newman

Amy Newman

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Grand Challenges Program

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Faculty Expertise

  • Management Communication

Biography

Amy Newman is a senior lecturer of management communication in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. At the School of Hotel Administration, she teaches Persuasive Business Communication for Hospitality Leaders and previously taught Organizational Behavior, Management Communication, Corporate Communication, and Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals.

At The Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Newman is the faculty director of Grand Challenges @Dyson. The program includes a senior capstone project for which undergraduates work in teams with a faculty member and a community partner to solve a pressing societal issue.

Newman is author of Business Communication: In Person, In Print, Online (Cengage, 10e) and Building Leadership Character (Sage, 2018). She developed eCornell courses as part of the Servant Leadership and Corporate Communication certificates.

Newman spent most of her career in corporate positions and external consulting roles at Reuters, Scholastic, Canon, and The New York Times. Newman has won grants to develop technology-based learning solutions and awards for teaching excellence and student advising. She is a director-at-large for the Association for Business Communication.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award (2015) Association for Business Communication
  • Faculty Teaching Recognition Award - Graduate Core (2017) Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, School of Hotel Administration
  • Faculty Teaching Recognition Award-Junior/Senior Core (2015) Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration
  • Faculty Teaching Recognition Award-Junior/Senior Core Teaching Award (2013) School of Hotel Administration
  • Faculty Teaching Recognition Award-Junior/Senior Core Teaching Award (2012) School of Hotel Administration

Recent Courses

  • AEM 3000 - Grand Challenges Pre-Project Immersion
  • AEM 4000 - Grand Challenges Project
  • AEM 7000 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 4970 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • HADM 3650 - Persuasive Business Communication for Hospitality Leaders
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • MS Milano School of Management and Urban Policy, The New School, 1990
  • BS College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, 1986