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Ellen Hamilton Newman


Ellen Hamilton Newman


Professor, Bachelor in Information Systems Management, Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics, Bachelor in Behavior and Social Sciences, Bachelor in Information Systems Management and Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior

Assistant Professor in Behavioral Science, IE University


Bachelor in Behavior and Social Sciences

Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics

Bachelor in Information Systems Management

Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior

Consumer Decision Making

Professional Experience
Professor Hamilton is a professor at IE University where she teaches psychology courses on the topics of cognition, human development, and quantitative research methods. Her research interests are in cognitive development and learning and her research bridges the fields of Psychology and Education. Previously, her researched focused on the connection between language and literacy across cultures and in populations of children from low-income backgrounds. She has also studied and developed methods that use cognitive principles to improve language learning. Dr. Hamilton has conducted experimental research in the United States and China, and has worked in several leading not-for-profit organizations focused on improving education for students growing up in low-income and high-risk environments including Teach for America, Americorps, and the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP). Outside of her teaching and research, Dr. Hamilton enjoys running, hiking, playing Ultimate Frisbee and reading mystery novels.

Professor, IE University
Associate Professor, IE University
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, School of Education
Research and Training Coordinator, University of Michigan Children’s Centers
Teacher, KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) and Teach for America Fellow
Group Facilitator, Center for Human Growth and Development
Americorps Fellow, East Bay Conservation Corps

PhD Psychology, University of Michigan
BA Psychology, Harvard University