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Dashielle Horn

Director of the Learning Center

Assistant Director of College Writing

Dashielle joined the Purchase community in Summer 2018 as the Director of the Learning Center and the Assistant Director of College Writing. She received her PhD in English from Lehigh University in eighteenth-century British literature. She is thrilled to help students achieve academic success by developing lifelong learning strategies. She is also excited to meet and see pictures of any and all dogs, cats, hedgehogs, etc. 


“The Role of Empathy in Teaching and Tutoring Students with Learning Disabilities.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. Vol. 19.1, 2019, pp. 168-176. 

“Choosing Spinsterhood: Enacting Singleness in Persuasion.” Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal. Vol. 38, 2016, pp. 236-244.