Sarah Horowitz is a historian of nineteenth-century France and is currently and associate professor at Washington and Lee University, where she is also program head for curricular matters of the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. She is currently working on a study of the Steinheil Affair of 1908-1909 and the politics of scandal in Belle Époque France.

She is also the author of Friendship and Politics in Post-Revolutionary France (Penn State, 2013) and a number of articles on gender and privacy in the nineteenth century. With Brandon Walsh, she is the co-author of a textbook designed to introduce undergraduate students to text analysis. (Here‘s a short CV.)