Sonya Horsford Wiki – Biography
Sonya Horsford works as an Associate Professor of Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she serves as Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Urban and Minority Education and Co-Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program, according to her website.
Like her husband, Sonya is deeply passionate about politics and activism. She’s the founding director of the Black Education Research Collective, which helps connect Black studies with public policy in underserved communities. Sonya has also published two books: Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Ideology, and (Dis)Integration in 2011, and The Politics of Education Policy in an Era of Inequality: Possibilities for Democratic Schooling in 2018.
She is also best known for being the wife of Steven Horsford, an American politician and businessman serving as the U.S. Representative for Nevada’s 4th congressional district since 2019, previously holding the position from 2013 to 2015.
On Friday, May 15th, Steven Horsford admitted to having a longstanding affair with her Gabriela Linder, a personal injury lawyer who served as an intern for Senator Harry Reid when the two met back in 2009.
Sonya Horsford Age
Sonya Horsford’s age is unknown.
Sonya Horsford & Steven Horsford
Horsford, 47, married to wife Dr. Sonya Douglass Horsford since 2000, first-served as Nevada’s 4th District’s representative from 2013 to 2014. After Representative Ruben Kihuen stepped down, Horsford ran again in 2018 against Republican candidate Cresent Hardy and won.
Horsford has spent the past few months amid the coronavirus pandemic with his family, including his wife Sonya, and their three children, Bryson, Benjamin, and Ella, in Nevada.
The Las Vegas native shared a family photo on April 12 from his official Facebook page with the caption, “From my family to yours, we hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend and are healthy & well. These are trying times for Nevada and our country, but I know that we will get through this together. Until then, please stay home for Nevada, and thank you for your continued support.”