Dr. Nurit Shnabel

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Dr. Nurit Shnabel
Office: Sharett - Educational Sciences, 212

Short Biography

Dr. Nurit Shnabel received her PhD in social psychology from Tel-Aviv University. Her dissertation "A needs-based model of reconciliation: Satisfying the differential emotional needs of victim and perpetrator as a key to promoting reconciliation" received the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM) Best Dissertation Award. After completing her post-doctoral studies as a Fulbright Foundation Exchange Scholar at Yale University she joined the faculty of the Psychology Department at Tel-Aviv University in 2010. In addition, Dr. Shnabel did her practicum in group facilitation in the Neve-Shalom/Wahat al-Salam school for peace and has facilitated encounters between adversarial groups in Israel intended to promote intergroup dialogue  

Fields of Interest

Interpersonal and intergroup reconciliation and forgiveness, intergroup relations (with special interest in gender), belongingness/morality and agency as fundamental human needs 

Selected Publications

Shnabel, N. & Nadler, A. (2015). The role of agency and morality in reconciliation processes: The perspective of the needs-based model. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Shnabel, N., Bar-Anan, Y., Kende, A., Bareket, O., & Lazar, Y. (2015). Help to perpetuate traditional gender roles: Benevolent sexism increases engagement in dependency-oriented cross gender helping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Shnabel, N., Halabi, S. & Noor, M. (2013). Overcoming competitive victimhood and facilitating forgiveness through re-categorization into a common victim or perpetrator identity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 867-877.

Shnabel, N., Purdie-Vaughns, V., Cook, J.E., Garcia, J., & Cohen, G.L. (2013). Demystifying values-affirmation interventions: Writing about social-belonging is a key to buffering against stereotype threat. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 663-676. 

Publications

This paper briefly summarizes the theoretical perspective, and main research findings, of the Needs-based Model of Reconciliation: 

Shnabel, N. & Nadler, A. (in press). The role of agency and morality in reconciliation processes: The perspective of the needs-based model. Current Directions in Psychological Science

This paper explores social psychological mechanisms that contribute to the perpetuation of traditional gender roles: 

Shnabel, N., Bar-Anan, Y., Kende, A., Bareket, O., & Lazar, Y. (2015). Help to perpetuate traditional gender roles: Benevolent sexism increases engagement in dependency-oriented cross gender helping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

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