Rosalind Horowitz

Professor Rosalind Horowitz examines relationships between Orality and Literacy in order to understand human development and the conflicts and resolutions in communication and life. She examines the centrality of oral discourse for reading and writing in binational, bicultural immigrant, and multi-lingual populations. Her research is based on contributions from Russian cognitive psychology, linguistics, and speech-rhetorical theory. In over 100 publications, she has examined how written language is influenced by speech or interacts with speech to facilitate comprehension and understanding. Horowitz conducts research that examines spoken and written communication in Law, Medicine, and the Humanities. Horowitz is a National Academy of Education, Spencer Fellow; a University of Minnesota Doctoral Graduate and Centennial Awardee for 1905 – 1985, Recipient of a Harvard University Scholarship. Horowitz has been active in higher education for 50 years and is a full professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, a Research1 and Hispanic Serving Institution. Horowitz has presented her research across the globe at professional meetings in Japan, Hungary, Russia, Belgium, Turkey, Spain, France, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Greece, Israel, and Canada. Horowitz is the Editor of The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Writing, with chapters on speaking and writing, a 600-page volume released in 2023.