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DegreesRutgers State University New Brunswick, Ph.D.
Rutgers State University New Brunswick, M.A.
Boston College, B.A.
ExpertiseDirector of University Writing and Professor of English
ProfileHolocaust Education, Teaching of Writing, Psychoanalytic Approaches to Literature, Trauma and Literature, Twentieth-Century Poetry, Confessional Poetry, 19th and 20th Century Studies, Pedagogy
|ENG||18b||Writing the Holocaust|
|ENG||20b||The Art of Flirtation: Reading Romance from Pride and Prejudice to Harry Potter|
|ENG||48b||Literature and Happiness|
|ENG||58b||Women and Madness|
|ENG||68b||The International Legacy of Anne Frank|
|ENG||157b||American Women Poets|
|ENG||160b||Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath|
Awards and Honors
Norman Foundation Grant (2015)
Ticho Foundation Educational Grant (2014)
Fulbright Scholar: Professor of American Culture (2013 - 2014)
Whiting Foundation Grant (2012)
Newman Fund Grant: the Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton (2011)
CORST ESSAY PRIZE for INTERDISCIPLINARY WORK IN PSYCHOANALYSIS (2010)
Gondor Award for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Education (2007)
Newman Fund Grant: Psychoanalysis and Teaching (2006)
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. "Book Review: Beyond Individual and Collective Trauma: Intergenerational Transmission, Psychoanalytic Treatment, and the Dynamics of Forgiveness; Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony." by Dawn Skorczewski. J Am Psychoanal Assoc October 2014 of 62 October 2014: 931-936.
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. "“Anne Sexton’s Unlikely Muse,”." The Muse: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration". Ed. Adele Tutter. NY: Routledge, 2015. TBA.
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. "Writing the Holocaust." Rev. of several titles/review article, American Journal of Psychoanalysis 2013
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. "A Double Image?: The Voices of Linda Gray Sexton." Rev. of Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide, by Linda Gray Sexton. Psychoanalytic Quarterly 2012
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. An Accident of Hope: the Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton. NY and London: Routledge, 2012.
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. "From Confession to Testimony: Refiguring Trauma in the Classroom." Compelling Confessions. Ed. Suzanne Diamond. Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 2011
Dawn Skorczewski. "Review, The Very Thought of Education (by Deborah Britzman)." Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 2010: 7.
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. ""You, I we created the poet": Anne Sexton's Therapy Tapes, November 1963." Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (2010).
Skorczewski, Dawn M.. "Analyst as Teacher/Teacher as Analyst: A Confusion of Tongues?." Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (2008): 30.
Skorczewski, Dawn. Teaching one moment at a time : disruption and repair in the classroom. University of Massachusetts Press, 2005.