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Juliana Menasce Horowitz

Associate Director, Research

Juliana Menasce Horowitz is associate director of research at Pew Research Center. She is involved in all stages of the research process, including designing and managing major survey projects, developing questionnaires, analyzing polling data, writing reports and presenting survey results. She has conducted research and written on various social issues, including racial attitudes, cross-national views of gender equality, and the changing American family, and also has worked actively on the Center’s U.S. politics and global attitudes research efforts. Before joining Pew Research Center in 2006, Horowitz worked at the Center for American Politics and Citizenship at the University of Maryland. She received a doctorate in political science from the University of Maryland at College Park. Horowitz regularly presents findings from the Center’s studies to the policy and academic communities and has been interviewed by numerous domestic and international media outlets.

Publications
February 20, 2019

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peers

Whether they personally experience these conditions, seven-in-ten teens today see mental health issues as major problems among people their age in their communities.

January 23, 2019

Americans’ views on masculinity differ by party, gender and race

About half of Americans say society looks up to men who are masculine, and 60% of these say this is a good thing. Views differ by party, gender and race.

December 12, 2018

Most parents – and many non-parents – don’t expect to have kids in the future

About seven-in-ten U.S. parents younger than 50 say it’s unlikely they will have more children in the future.

August 22, 2018

Most Americans say more women running for Congress is a good thing, as hope for a female president grows

Women are running for Congress in record numbers this year, and most Americans say this is a good thing. But there’s little consensus among the public about how – or whether – things would change if more women were elected. More than four-in-ten Americans say they personally hope a woman will be elected president in their lifetime.

May 22, 2018

What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities

Despite widening gaps in politics and demographics, Americans across community types have a lot in common in key facets of their lives.

February 23, 2018

In 2017, Americans narrowly opposed allowing teachers and school officials to carry guns

Last year, more than half of U.S. adults said they would oppose allowing teachers and officials to carry guns in K-12 schools.

December 19, 2017

Most Americans see value in steering children toward toys, activities associated with opposite gender

More Americans say it’s good to steer girls toward boy-oriented toys and activities than say boys should be encouraged to play with girl-oriented toys.

December 5, 2017

How do your views on gender compare with those of other Americans?

Take our quiz to find out how your views on gender and gender equality stack up against those of the American public.

December 5, 2017

On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture

Most Americans see fundamental differences between men and women in their traits and characteristics and in the pressures they face from society.

December 5, 2017

How do your views on gender compare with those of other Americans?

Take our quiz to find out how your views on gender and gender equality stack up against those of the American public.