Broadly speaking, I am interested in understanding the dynamics between victims and perpetrators at both the individual and the collective level. My theoretical stance is that transgressions threaten victims' and perpetrators' identities. My work therefore tries to identify strategies to restore victims' and perpetrators' positive identities and promote interpersonal and intergroup reconciliation. In addition, I study gender relations with particular interest in the ways through which women unintentionally contribute to the perpetuation of gender inequality.
I am currently a lecturer at Tel-Aviv University, where I graduated in 2008. My 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. I completed my postdoctoral studies as a Fulbright Foundation Exchange Scholar at Yale University and joined the School of Psychological Sciences at TAU in 2011.
- Aggression, Conflict, Peace
- Gender Psychology
- Helping, Prosocial Behavior
- Intergroup Relations
- Interpersonal Processes
- Nachlieli-SimanTov, I., Shnabel, N., & Nadler, A. (2013). Individuals' and groups' motivation to restore their impaired identity dimensions following conflicts: Evidence and Implications. Social Psychology, 44, 129-137.
- Noor, M., Shnabel, N., Halabi, S., & Nadler, A. (2012). When suffering begets suffering: The psychology of competitive victimhood between adversarial groups in violent conflicts. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 16, 351-374.
- 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.
- Shnabel, N., & Nadler, A. (2008). A needs-based model of reconciliation: Satisfying the differential emotional needs of victim and perpetrator as a key to promoting reconciliation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 116-132.
- Shnabel, N., Nadler, A., Canetti-Nisim, D., & Ullrich, J. (2008). The role of acceptance and empowerment in promoting reconciliation from the perspective of the Needs-Based Model. Social Issues and Policy Review, 2, 159-186.
- Shnabel, N., Nadler, A., Ullrich, J., Dovidio, J. F., & Carmi, D. (2009). Promoting reconciliation through the satisfaction of the emotional needs of victimized and perpetrating group members: The Needs-Based Model of Reconciliation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1021-1030.
- 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.
- Shnabel, N., Ullrich, J., Nadler, A., Dovidio, J. F., & Ewers, A. L. (in press). Warm or competent? Improving Intergroup Relations by Addressing Threatened Identities of Advantaged and Disadvantaged Groups. Eurpean Journal of Social Psychology.
- Healing Impaired Relations Between Individuals and Groups
- Intergroup Relations and Processes
- Introduction to Social Psychology: Interpersonal Processes and Intergroup Relations
- Victims, Perpetrators and What Goes on Between Them
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