Dawn Skorczewski Dawn Skorczewski (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is Professor of English and Director of University Writing at Brandeis University. An Affiliate Scholar at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, she is the author of Teaching One Moment at a Time: Disruption and Repair in the Classroom and An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton. She is co-editor of Conflicts and Crises in the Composition Classroom. She was the 2013 Fulbright Professor of American Culture in Amsterdam. For Bedford/St. Martin's she has edited, with Matthew Parfitt, Pursuing Happiness: A Bedford Spotlight Reader (2015).