Published Peer Reviewed Publications
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
PhD Student, September 2013-June 2018 (projected)
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Masters in Political Science, October 2009 - December 2011
Magna cum Laude
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
B.A. Politics and Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, September 2005 - December 2008
Summa cum Laude with High Departmental Honors in Politics
Isserman, N., Hollander-Goldfein, B., and Horwitz, S. N., (November 2017). Challenges for Aging Holocaust Survivors and Their Children: The Impact of Early Trauma on Aging. Journal of Religion, Spirituality, & Aging.
Huddy, L., Mason, L. and Horwitz, S.N., (2016). Political Identity Convergence: On Being Latino, Becoming a Democrat, and Getting Active. RSF.
Horwitz, S. N., & Nir, L. (2014). How politics-news parallelism invigorates partisanship strength. International Political Science Review, 1, 15.
Isserman, N., B. Hollander-Goldfein and S. N. Horwitz. (March 2013) “In Their Own Words – Survivor War and Late Life Coping Strategies.” Kavod Journal.
2013-Current Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
Research Assistant and Lecturer
Design and implementation of behavioral experiments
Creation and analysis of large data sets
Course design and lecture preparation for undergraduate students
R, STATA, SPSS, Qualtrics, and Amazon Mechanical Turk
2009 – 2013 Israel Democracy Institute, The Guttman Center Jerusalem, Israel
Maintenance of SPSS data archives
Democracy Education Project to promote a democracy and civics curriculum in Israel
Israel National Elections Studies and Israeli Elections Compass 2013
2006 – 2008, Transcending Trauma Research Project Philadelphia, PA
2011- 2013 Research Assistant
Psycho-social qualitative research that interviewed holocaust survivors and families to study coping mechanisms, transmission of Jewish identity, and political beliefs
Qualitative coding of interviews using a node program (Nvivo/NUD*IST
2013-2018 Graduate Council Fellowship, Stony Brook University; 2009-2010 Dean’s Award, Hebrew University; 2009-2010 Rector’s Award, Hebrew University; Phi Beta Kappa, Mu Chapter, Brandeis University; 2005-2009 National Merit Scholar Award; 2005-2009 Presidential Scholar, Brandeis University; 2005-2009 Dean’s List, Brandeis University