The Academy

James Newsom

James  Newsom

Title: Senior Lecturer
Department: The Academy
Building: CAS 207C
Phone: 903.566.7392


  • B.A., The University of Texas at Tyler
  • M.A. (History), The University of Texas at Tyler
  • M.A. (Political Science), The University of Texas at Tyler
  • Ph.D., Texas Christian University


Dr. Newsom has been at UT Tyler since 2000. He is the author of a forthcoming book, Grand Phalanx of Intrepid Infantry: The 7th Texas. He has presented to numerous historical groups such as the Sons of the Texas Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Daughters of Confederate Veterans and has given numerous on-campus and off-campus Constitution Day lectures.

University of Texas System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

UT Tyler