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Education
PhD Candidate, Social Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Advisor: Dr. John Dovidio
Thesis topic: Understanding the Impact of Explicit and Implicit Wealth Attitudes on Social Evaluations
M.S., Psychology, Yale University, 2013

B.S., Psychology, summa cum laude, 2007, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Senior Project: Dr. Keith Maddox; Suspicion of Ulterior Motives in Interracial Interaction

Honors, Awards, and Grants
SPSSI Grant-in-Aid, PI for “I’ll be rich one day”: How Upward Mobility Beliefs Shape Pro-Rich Attitudes and Lead to Favoritism, 2015

Yale Graduate Student Assembly Conference Travel Fellowship, 2015

SPSP Student Travel Award, 2015

SPSSI-EASP Joint Conference Travel Award , 2014

Yale University Dissertation Fellowship, 2014-2015

Yale Graduate Student Assembly Conference Travel Fellowship, 2014

Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology, July 2013

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2010 - 2013

Psi Chi Honor Society, Spring 2005 induction 

Yale University Graduate Fellowship, 2009 - 2014

Grant from Tufts Undergraduate Research Fund for Senior Independent Research Project, Fall 2006

Papers
Horwitz, S.R., Shutts, K., & Olson, K.R. (2014). Social class differences produce social group preferences. Developmental Science, 17(6), 991-1002. (download)

Brandone, A. C., Horwitz, S. R., Aslin, R. N., & Wellman, H. M. (2014). Infants' goal anticipation during failed and successful reaching actions. Developmental Science, 17(1), 23-34.

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. The Rich: Love Them or Hate Them? Divergent Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Toward the Wealthy. Invited revision. 

Presentations
Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Money Can Buy You (Implicit) Love: Divergent Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Toward the Rich and their Effects on Social Attributions. Presentation to be given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, February 2015. 

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Giving an Advantage to the Advantaged: Wealth Attitudes in Children and Adults. Invited talk, Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations Lab at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, December 2014. 

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Money Matters: Wealth Attitudes in Children and Adults. Invited talk, Tufts University Social Cognition Laboratory, Medford, MA, November 2014. 

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Divergent Implicit and Explicit Attitudes toward the Rich and their Effects on Social Judgments. Presentation given at the Groups Pre-Conference for the Society for Experimental Psychology Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, October 2014. 

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Giving an advantage to the advantaged: Attitudes toward the rich influence social judgments. Presentation to given at the SPSSI-EASP Joint Conference, The Great Recession and Social Class Divides, Princeton, NJ, September 2014. 

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Does Money Buy You Love? Implicit and Explicit Attitudes toward the Wealthy. Presentation given as part of a symposium that I chaired entitled “Maintaining and changing hierarchies: Cognitive, affective and motivational perspectives” at the European Association for Social Psychology, Amsterdam, July 2014. 

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Implicit and Explicit Wealth Bias, presentation at the Four College Conference, Princeton, NJ, May 2013.

Horwitz, S. R., & Olson, K. R. Social Status Influences Children’s Intergroup Attitudes: Evidence from a Novel Groups Paradigm, presentation at the 12th European Congress of Psychology, Istanbul, July 2011

Horwitz, S. R., & Olson, K. R. Social Class and the Development of Intergroup Attitudes, presentation at Harvard-Yale Social Cognitive Development Workshop, April 2011

Aslin, R. N., & Horwitz, S. R., Infants’ Attention to Hands and Faces in Natural Scenes, presentation at Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, April 2009

Posters
Newberg, A.*, Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. Students’ Social Class Predicts Social Behavior, poster to be presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Long Beach, CA, February 2015.

Horwitz, S. R., & Dovidio, J. F. The Rich: Love Them or Hate Them? Discrepant Explicit and Implicit Attitudes Toward the Rich, poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Austin, February 2014. (download)

Horwitz, S. R., Sentmore, S.*, Shutts, K., & Olson, K. R. Social Class Cues Influence Children’s Intergroup Attitudes in a Novel Groups Paradigm, poster at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, January 2012. 

Horwitz, S. R., Olson, K. R., & Shutts, K. Social Class Information Influences Children’s Intergroup Attitudes in a Novel Groups Paradigm, poster at Cognitive Development Society Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, October 2011

Horwitz, S. R., Pietraszewski, D., & Wynn, K. Infants’ Sensitivity to Social Status, poster at Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Montreal, April 2011

Brandone, A. C., Horwitz, S. R., Aslin, R. N., & Wellman, H. M., The Emergence of Intention Understanding: Evidence From Infants' Goal Anticipation During Successful and Failed Reaching Actions, poster at Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Montreal, April 2011

*Co-authors are students I supervised

Teaching
Summer 2013: Teaching Fellow, Online Course: CS 350/PSY 350 Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders, Dr. Fred Volkmar, Yale Child Study Center
Spring 2013: Teaching Fellow, CS 350/PSY 350 Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders, Dr. Fred Volkmar, Yale Child Study Center
Fall 2012: Teaching Fellow, PSY 152 Moralities of Everyday Life, Professor Paul Bloom, Yale University
Spring 2011: Teaching Fellow, PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology, Professor Marvin Chun, Yale University
Fall 2010: Teaching Fellow, PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology, Professor Paul Bloom, Yale University

Service
SPSP Graduate Student Research Award Reviewer, 2014
Teaching Fellow Assignment Committee Member, Fall 2011
Developmental Lunch Series, Yale Psychology, Co-chair, Fall 2010- Spring 2011
Colloquium Committee, Yale Psychology, Fall 2009 - Spring 2011
Science Elementary Education Partners (teaching program), Fall 2004, Fall 2006, Tufts University
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