• M.S. in Public Policy and Information Systems Management, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ph.D., Public Policy, The LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Areas
  • Information and Technology Policy
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Management Information Systems

Angela Newell is a fellow at the Technology and Information Policy Institute, a joint policy institute between The LBJ School of Public Affairs and The Moody College of Communication, and a lecturer at the McCombs School of Business. She leads Information Technology governance at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on understanding the innovation potential and outcomes of open data and the strategic implementation of technology in federated organizations. Dr. Newell is the author of the forthcoming book, The Information Public, from The University of Texas Press, is co-author of a successful National Science Foundation Science of Science and Innovation Policy grant and is an author in the book, The Internet in Everyday Life, edited by William Aspray and Barbara Hayes.

Prior to earning her doctorate at UT, Dr. Newell was a scientific researcher contracted to the Department of Energy. She received her Master of Science in Public Policy and Information Systems Management from Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Newell has directed community development initiatives and served as a two-year AmeriCorps member and as a National Service Fellow. She received two national awards, including the Josten's Our Town Award, for her work in strategy and development.