Experience

My editorial experience is diverse. I have worked with a variety of publishers, authors, and businesses on book manuscripts, dissertations, web copy, brochures, and other documents.

Here's a selected list of published books, articles, and journals I've edited or proofread.

Substantive and Copy Editing

Han Material Culture: An Archaeological Analysis and Vessel Typology by Sophia-Karin Psarras (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2015)

Sustainability in the Global City: Myth and Practice, eds. Cindy Isenhour, Gary McDonogh, and Melissa Checker (Cambridge University Press, multiauthor academic nonfiction, 2015)

Best Apps for Academics by Nicole Hennig and Pam Nicholas (self-published nonfiction, 2013 & 2014; also proofread and designed PDF version of book in both 2013 and 2014 editions)

Suite On Spiritus Silvestre: For Symphony by Denzil Ford (punctum books, academic nonfiction, 2012)

John Gardner: A Tiny Eulogy by Phil Jourdan (punctum books, academic nonfiction, 2012)

"When Did We Become Post/human?" postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, 1.1–2 (Palgrave Macmillan, academic journal issue, 2010)

Proofreading

Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11 by Michael T. Heaney and Fabio Rojas (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2015)

Smart Grid (R)evolution: Electric Power Struggles by Jennie C. Stephens, Elizabeth J. Wilson, and Tarla Rai Peterson (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2015)

Choosing in Groups: Analytical Politics Revisited by Michael C. Munger and Kevin M. Munger (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2015)

Sexting and Cyberbullying: Defining the Line for Digitally Empowered Kids by Shaheen Shariff (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2014)

Blood and Soul by Allen Bagby (self-published, fantasy fiction, 2014)

Philosophy of Microbiology by Maureen O'Malley (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2014)

Ethnicity and Empire in Kenya by Myles Osborne (Cambridge University Press, academic nonfiction, 2014)

Other Work

  • Copyedited hundreds of articles for popular websites such as eHow.com, Seattle Post-Intelligencer online, Synonym.com, GlobalPost.com, Blogcritics.org, and TripTipping.com
  • Edited, proofread, cross-referenced, and transcribed materials for students in humanities, business, and communications subjects preparing doctoral dissertations and master's theses for graduation
  • Copyedited and proofread resumes, letters, and other documents for small businesses and individuals
  • Coached bloggers and writers on setting up and developing professional blogs
  • Wrote and edited web copy and marketing materials for Afterwords Books (Edwardsville, IL), an independent bookstore
  • Maintained and edited e-mail marketing materials for no-kill animal shelters in Greater St. Louis, MO and Southern Illinois
  • Taught college-level technical and developmental writing for more than five years, including online courses and one-on-one tutoring

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