Abraham Newman received his BA in International Relations from Stanford University and his PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.
He is a professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University. He currently serves as the Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown and Chairs the European Union Studies Association.
His research focuses on the ways in which economic interdependence and globalization have transformed international politics. He is the author with Henry Farrell Of Privacy and Power: The Transatlantic Struggle over Freedom and Security (Princeton University Press 2019), with Elliot Posner of Voluntary Disruptions: International Soft Law, Finance, and Power (Oxford University Press: 2018), Protectors of Privacy: Regulating Personal Data in the Global Economy (Cornell University Press: 2008) and co-editor of How Revolutionary was the Digital Revolution: National Responses, Market Transitions, and Global Technologies (Stanford University Press: 2006). His work has appeared in a range of journals including Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, Science, and World Politics.