Sharon Livne studied history, Jewish history and political science at the University of Haifa, where she earned her PhD in 2007 with the dissertation: "Education and Re-education: Victim and Perpetrator in Children and Youth Newspapers in Post-War Germany (1945-1952)". Since 2009 she is a Research Fellow at the Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society.
Sharon Livne's focuses in her research on Post-war Germany, the memory of the Holocaust and on history of education. She takes part in the project "German-Israeli Research Cooperation in the Humanities (1970-2000): Studies on Scholarship and Bilaterality", led by the Rosenzweig Center, the Van Leer Institute Jerusalem and the Fritz Bauer Institute.
- (with Amos Morris-Reich) “Early Contacts in Genetics, 1949-1965”. Forthcoming in: Jahrbuch des Simon Dubnow Instituts 15 (2016).
- "Solidarity Hereafter: The Politics of Emotions in Postwar German Youth Magazines," Tel Aviver Jahrbuch für deutsche Geschichte XXXVIII (2010), pp. 167-180.