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Lara Newcomer

Laura NewcomerLecturer
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Curriculum Vitae

Professor Newcomer is a native Austinite who received her Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from The University of Texas. She taught middle school and high school in Bryan, Huntsville, Freeport, and Del Valle before earning her Master of Arts in History from Texas State. Ms. Newcomer worked as a historian for an environmental firm in Austin where she earned a Leadership in History award from the American Association for State and Local History for her work with the Texas Historical Commission on their project: Texas in World War II. Professor Newcomer joined the faculty at Texas State in 2014 to supervise student teachers. She also teaches HIST 4380 and HIST 1320.