Dr. Marc D. BaldwinFounder / CEO
A published author and scholar with 37 years’ experience in writing, teaching, and book editing, I’m a retired Professor of English. Since I founded Edit911.com, Inc. in December 1999, my staff and I have edited more than 40,000 books and dissertations, as well as 60,000 other business documents, essays, websites, and academic articles of all sorts, many of them for publication.
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Editors A – Z:
Dr. Ada earned her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with a focus on cancer biology. She has published a number of peer-reviewed articles, a scientific review, and a book chapter on topics such as: the influence of epigenetics on cancer biology; the potential role of chemical biology in regenerative medicine; and the role of cancer stem cells in anti-estrogen therapy resistance. She is currently an active researcher in the field of chemical biology and regenerative medicine. She is also a member of the American Medical Writers Association, and has experience editing dissertations, scientific manuscripts, and grants for non-native English speakers. As an editor, she hopes to build writers’ confidence by helping them develop their own voices.
Dr. Alan graduated from an Ivy League university and holds a Ph.D. in History from The University of Chicago. He taught history, humanities and writing for over twenty years at universities in Texas and Florida, and is now teaching in Paris. He has written, edited and translated several academic books, many academic articles, and travel articles for the general public.
Dr. Barbara graduated from an Ivy League university and has a PhD from Howard University. She is a professor emerita at a prestigious university in the northeast. She has taught writing and edited manuscripts for over thirty years. The author of a book on language use, she has published and presented papers on her research in language and gender. Throughout the years, she has done freelance work as a copy editor and proofreader for publishers and colleagues. In addition, she has been an advisor for many doctoral dissertations on linguistics and communications.
Dr. Bruce completed his dissertation on American religion and politics in 1991 and is the author of three published books. He began his editorial career at an academic press in 1984 and has fulfilled various publications-related roles since then, writing and editing for both academic and popular audiences. Dr. Bruce has worked in public policy for most of the last 20 years, including four years as a congressional aide. He also brings technical competence to his work, having taught math through calculus and having composed or edited two studies in environmental policy.
Dr. Cathy holds a PhD in linguistics with concentrations in discourse analysis and syntax/semantics. She has served as the assistant editor of a scholarly journal devoted to literary criticism and taught college English for many years. She also has several years experience in technical writing, producing documents to guide college faculty in the use of technology for instructional purposes, especially for teaching online. Her interest in using technology for educational purposes dates back to 1993, when she first used a ListServ list for her students. Since 1996, she has developed a number of Web sites, in addition to developing or assisting with the development of dozens of online courses. Currently, she owns a business that specializes in developing learning software.
Dr. Claudia earned her doctorate in mechanical / materials engineering and the preceding ceramic and materials engineering degrees at highly regarded German institutions. She has been a co-guest editor for JNN, the journal in nanoscience and nanotechnology. She also holds an Executive MBA in general management and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Dr. David is a conscientious wordsmith who holds a bachelor’s degree in English as well as a J.D. and a legal master’s degree (LL.M.) in intellectual property law. He has won prestigious writing awards for his published legal scholarship and has worked as a professional editor since 1993, including a term as a legal editor for the Law Library of Congress. His work often involves academic materials by non-native writers of English as well as legal and business-related documents. His experience has included legislation, think tank briefs, law books, test-preparation books, treatises, encyclopedias, biographies, public relations materials, advertising copy, medical periodicals, trade association publications, cookbooks, travel guides, and fiction.
Dr. Dennis is a Ph.D. in Philosophy, with an M.A. in Art History from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. As Assistant Editor for ten years for one of America’s leading philosophy journals, he edited and proofread hundreds of scholarly articles and book reviews. In addition, he taught Logic, Critical Thinking, and the History of Western Philosophy for seven years to undergraduates at Emory and the State University of West Georgia. He has lectured on painting at the Metropolitan and Whitney museums, and written art criticism for a New York gallery guide and book reviews for a major metropolitan newspaper in the South. He is comfortable editing material in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Latin and even (in small doses) untransliterated Ancient Greek. He is a voracious but critical reader, and relishes the task of helping others express themselves in their written work as cogently and stylishly as they can.
Dr. Dwight is an Associate Professor of English and Mass Communication. He has taught English Composition for eighteen years. His approach enables students to write clearly, effectively and insightfully using an improved voice. His teaching expertise received acknowledgment in 2001 and 2004 when he was recognized as one of America’s Best Teachers by Who’s Who. While serving as the editor of the Journal of Academic Affairs, he edited dozens of faculty articles and interviews. As a Senior Thesis Advisor, he has guided and edited hundreds of thesis submissions. These experiences allow him to work closely with writers to bring accuracy and polish to a developing piece. Exercising his creative energies, he has published numerous poems. In 2002, he received the Poet’s Merit Award from the International Society of Poetry.
Dr. Eden had earned her Ph.D. in Biochemistry, with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s. She has spent a total of 10 academic years at Rhodes University, South Africa, and has published over ten peer-reviewed scientific articles in the field of Biochemistry. She enjoys reading about the arts, humanities, psychology, economics, to mention just a few. Dr. Padayachee has traveled extensively and has collaborated with international researchers in the United States of America, United Kingdom, Sweden, Thailand, China, Germany, and Denmark. She engaged and lectured students in neuroscience. She has lectured and mentored Ph.D., MSc, and Honours graduates. She was recently appointed as Editorial Board Member of Journal of Parkinson’s &Alzheimer’s; Journal of Cell & Developmental Biology; Journal of Neurology Forecast and has published eight scientific manuscripts on therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Her free time is spent writing blogs and walking her beloved dog CJ. Research and information collection are among her passions, regardless of the discipline, and she is a travel enthusiast at heart. Her personality is defined by her love for learning and teaching new disciplines, her passion for writing, and her enjoyment of reading.
Professor Edward is a former journalist and practicing freelancer who retired from college teaching after 44 years as a member of the Department of Humanities at two major Western universities, one major Southeastern university, and a large two-year college in the Southeast. He believes that writing should be clear, complete, concise, and correct, making reading easier, more understandable, pleasurable, and useful. He is dedicated to helping you achieve those results.
Dr. Emma holds an MPhil and PhD in Medieval and Renaissance Literature from the University of Cambridge, as well as a BA from Harvard in Folklore & Mythology and, oddly, a second BA in English Literature, also from Cambridge. Her academic career focused on Shakespeare and Early Modern dramaturgy, but she is a committed generalist who loves learning new things and sharing in the passion that students and scholars bring to their studies. She also, of course, loves hewing and refining academic prose until it gleams.
Dr. Gordon holds a PhD in Theology and an MA in Philosophy of Religion from London University. He also holds a BSc in Physics. His editing work encompasses books, articles and theses in a variety of subjects. He is familiar with both American and British English. He is an independent scholar, and is irritated by spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors in printed texts.
Dr. Gretchen is a director of a non-profit organization in Virginia and spends much of her time writing and editing grants. She also teaches cultural studies courses at a Virginia university. A Ph.D. in American Studies, she lived six years in Japan. While there, she taught at a university for four years and a high school for two years. She has traveled widely and her research focuses on cross-cultural relations, internet technologies, and the American south.
Dr. Hilmar is a postdoctoral researcher with a background in clinical medicine and health sciences studies. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychiatry and studies the use of emerging virtual technologies to examine the associations between stress sensitivity and treatment outcomes in schizophrenia. Dr. Hilmar, a core member of the Psychosis Research Programme at a leading hospital in Europe, has published numerous articles in high-impact international journals. He has also served as a senior writing consultant, academic advisor, and writing workshop presenter at his university. In his spare time, he writes poetry and develops multi-media collaborations with local artists.
One of our Staff’s best business editors, Dr. Hugh has 40 years’ experience in teaching, writing, and editing. A six-time recipient of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, he’s written and published several textbooks on expository writing. He also has over ten years’ experience in composing advertising copy and technical writing. In addition, as a former elected officer of a public body, he has numerous years of service as a recording secretary.
Dr. Ian has a PhD in physical chemistry. He has recently retired after 40 years as an academic with more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and two books to his name. He has acted as a reviewer for major journals in chemistry and chemical education. Dr. Ian has almost 20 years’ experience as a scientific editor, his encyclopedic knowledge of chemistry and its conventions well matched by his understanding of a range of referencing styles and acute attention to detail.
Dr. James holds an MS in the biological sciences and a PhD in the humanities. He has twenty years experience teaching and mentoring undergraduates and graduate students at universities in the US, during which time he has published a book and numerous articles and book reviews. Dr. James’s experience as an editor and proofreader includes books, articles and websites on subjects ranging from clinical and experimental science and marketing to sociology and the literature and culture of the ancient world.
Dr. Jason, a PhD in Biology from Queen’s University, is currently a faculty member at a liberal arts college in New York State where he teaches animal behavior, morphology and evolution. Dr. Jason serves as one of the medical editors and science editors of several journals in his field, has reviewed manuscripts for 18 different journals and book publishers, and has published many peer-reviewed manuscripts in leading scientific journals. Dr. Jason has consulted with both the U.S. and Canadian governments on endangered species listing decisions and has worked extensively in the natural resources field.
Dr. Jennifer, a PhD in Chemistry from Queen’s University, has authored numerous papers published in leading scientific journals from the fields of organic chemistry, biochemistry, and structural biology. Her postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan and Berkeley delved into the enzymology of the biochemical target for nitrovasodilator drugs. After working for seven years in a structural genomics lab at the University of Toronto and studying drug targets in protozoan diseases, like malaria, she is taking on new challenges. As someone who loves science and research, reviewing manuscripts and editing papers satisfy her desire to participate in the academic world. In parallel, she is studying Health/Fitness and teaching fitness classes, as well as volunteering to help school-aged children learn about science.
Dr. Jessica is a professional artist, critical thinker, and Masters advisor with a PhD in Philosophy. Recognized as a nuanced painter whose ideas hold meaning for contemporary experience, her work is collected by public and private entities across the globe. As a wheelchair-user, Dr Jessica’s disability has lent particularity to her writing, art, and editing skills, instilling a sensitivity towards diverse forms of awareness. The art of communicating is at the heart of Jessica’s passion for helping people convey their ideas to a given audience, focusing all her conceptual and technical acumen on honing and refining an excellent piece of writing.
Dr. John C.
An Orthodox Christian clergyman, Dr. John C is knowledgeable about many things pertaining to theology, Eastern Orthodoxy, patristics, New Testament manuscripts, and Eastern Europe. He holds graduate degrees in English language and literature. His M.A. thesis and PhD dissertation focused on textual criticism, permitting him to range broadly from medieval to modern texts. Graduate school also gave him the opportunity of working for an NEH-funded scholarly editing project. This experience, along with teaching writing classes, prepared him for entry into the publishing profession. As an editor, he has worked on a broad range of publications–from large books to brochures and forms–for people in government and in academic, educational nonprofit, financial, and scientific organizations. He is a keen lover of concise writing and an advocate of clear communication.
Educator, author and editor, Dr. Joyce is the lead instructor for a stand-alone service-learning program at a Tennessee university. She has written professionally for over twenty years. In addition, she performs book editing and proofreading for a publishing firm in Northern California. She holds a Masters degree in English and a doctorate in Educational Leadership.
Dr. Judy received her PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of Waterloo, with a focus in Digital Design. Her research background is in posthumanism, cyborgs, prosthetics, utopian studies, disability studies, and technological inclusion. She currently teaches academic writing and critical analysis, and has ample experience working with ESL students both in the classroom and as an in-home tutor. She also served as an associate editor for an online games studies periodical for 3 years and has edited textbook manuscripts as well as theses.
Dr. Julia is a PhD in English Literature. She has been teaching university courses in English, rhetoric, and mass media for twenty years. Her writing credits include a grammar book, a decade of writing for a NYT-owned news and entertainment Website, multiple academic and critical articles, and creative writing. Her editing experience includes legal briefs, grant proposals, business reports, resumes, and novels. Her editing skills promote immaculate grammar and strong, crystal-clear communication.
Dr. Justin, a college professor with 33 years of teaching experience, is a Ph.D. in Communications with a Master’s degree in English. The author of a full-length academic book, he has also written a number of journal articles and truly enjoys journal editing. In addition, Dr. Justin is the author of seven published novels, three novellas, and 22 short stories that have appeared in magazines and anthologies. He writes fiction in the genres of horror, fantasy, and crime/suspense.
Dr. Karen earned her PhD in Romance Studies from Duke University following her graduation from Stanford University with a B.A. in Latin American Studies. She recently completed her M.A. in Contemporary Art History and Visual Culture at the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in Spanish and English at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the United States and Spain. She has published several articles on urban identity, performance, and gender and sexuality. She has a wide range of research and teaching interests, including Latinx Studies, U.S. literature, and American Cultural Studies. She currently works as a freelance teacher, academic editor, and yoga instructor in Madrid.
Dr. Karien has a Ph.D. in Linguistics (from Macquarie University in Australia) and in Linguistics and Literary Theory (from the North-West University in South-Africa), which was awarded under a cotutelle agreement. She has nine years of experience in editing dissertations, theses, and academic articles. She has also taught Linguistics, Linguistic Methodologies, Translation Studies and Editing to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and has worked as a writing consultant to help students improve their academic writing skills.
Dr. Karin is a former Biology teacher who enjoys medical editing. She holds a Ph.D. in Genetics, and has significant experience in content editing and writing for a major textbook publisher. In addition, she has spent untold hours working with students to perfect their papers and assignments. She loves to read (especially science fiction/fantasy), and is annoyed by grammatical errors in print. Her goal is to ensure your intent and style is clearly portrayed in your written work, while being “picky, picky!” about preventing grammatical, typographical, or other errors.
Dr. Katherine has studied at a number of Russell Group universities in the United Kingdom, including the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. She has taught students from a wide range of backgrounds, including students for whom English is a second language and adult learners who have returned to their studies after a long break. While her academic specialism is British Romanticism – specifically, poetry, philosophy and visual art – she has also written and edited sociological reports for several universities and educational charities. She is committed to providing editorial feedback that is supportive, constructive and detailed.
Dr. Kathleen’s career follows two integrated tracks—both under the communications umbrella. She is an expert in marketing and corporate communications, and in academic writing, editing, and proofreading (primarily editing dissertations and theses). Her expertise in strategic and tactical execution of all forms of marketing and corporate communications is the result of two vice president of marketing positions, a director position at a Fortune 100 company, and almost 20 years experience managing a successful marketing and corporate communications company. Academic communications expertise comes from a blend of practical experience and education. Dr. Kathleen has a Doctorate in Organization Development and a Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Midwest universities.
Dr. Kim has a PhD in religion, a master’s degree in theology, and a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science. Her graduate studies included coursework in history, sociology, psychology, and education. She has published articles on religion, theology, and spirituality and a book on Zen Buddhism. She worked for two years as a freelance proofreader and copy editor for two academic presses, editing books and journals in economics, history, international politics, philosophy, psychology, and women’s studies. In her decades of teaching, she has helped hundreds of graduate students, undergraduates, and high school students to improve their writing. Currently, she is an adjunct instructor at a major research university and is self-employed as an academic editor. She is a computer geek at heart, who is surprised to have ended up in the humanities, and her favorite leisure reading is science fiction.
Dr. Liliana is an International Economist and has more than 5 years of experience writing reports for international organizations and academic institutions. Currently based in Australia, Liliana is Swiss-Italian, but she was born and raised in Central America and is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French.
Dr. Lilla holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and an MEd in International Teaching. She has taught English and Business Communication at major universities based in the US, Europe and the Middle East for many years, also supervising doctoral candidates and serving on international defense committees. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of linguistics, English language teaching, business communication and marketing, and has authored research monographs published by prestigious academic presses. Her extensive experience in intercultural settings has given her a special appreciation for the needs of writers whose first language is not English.
Dr. Lindsay earned her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2014. Dr. Lindsay has authored and co-authored 20+ scientific papers and presentations on the electronic, optical, and surface properties of semiconductor materials during her doctoral work, her research internship at a government lab, and while conducting research for completion of an MS in Applied Physics. Since completing her doctorate, Dr. Lindsay has been a freelance editor of scientific manuscripts, an adjunct physics instructor, and a yield engineer in the semiconductor industry.
Dr. Loyd is a PhD in History, who minored in English. A member of Western Writers of America, he has written three nonfiction books and one novel, and has edited several other books, as well as a great number of articles and academic papers. He has spent thirty years teaching, the last twenty-seven at the university level. His interests center on history and military matters, not a surprising combination considering the fact that he is a retired commander in the United States Naval Reserve. For the past twenty years, he has taught a course in graduate research and writing, and for the past six, he has taught senior undergrad courses in short and long fiction. When he edits a piece of writing, he tries not only to improve the writing, but also to help the writer develop greater skill.
Dr. Maria Elena
Dr. Maria Elena is one of the very best freelance editors on our Staff. She was an editor for a nationally-recognized educational publishing company and has taught composition and creative writing at the university level for eleven years. A Ph.D. in literature from the University of California Santa Cruz and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Michigan, she has published poems and critical writing on contemporary poetry and fiction. In her years as a composition teacher, she has found the greatest satisfaction in helping individual writers to articulate complex and subtle ideas in lucid, elegant prose. Her wide-ranging teaching and research interests include U.S. literature (especially nineteenth and twentieth century), poetry and poetics, literary theory, U.S. history, Latin American literatures, Cultural Studies, popular cultures, the history of science, autobiography, and politics and political theory.
Dr. Mariah received her PhD in pharmacology from the University of British Columbia. For her postdoctoral fellowship she wrote two grant applications and found herself in the fortunate position of having to choose which award to accept. She has authored several manuscripts and book chapters and has also served as a peer-reviewer for various scientific journals. As a research scientist and lecturer she has edited hundreds of academic works including original manuscripts, literature reviews, thesis proposals, book chapters, and dissertations. Mariah is passionate about academic writing, believing it to be an indispensable skill for any scholar and essential to the promotion of new information and ideas. As an editor she has a scrupulous eye for detail and is one of those unique souls who actually enjoys checking for punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
Dr. Michael is a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and the leader of a team of technical editors at his corporation. Having published numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, Dr. Mike has worked with many students to ensure they are able to clearly present scientific information in written and oral formats. When performing his scientific editing duties, he works to convey all ideas in the simplest of terms to ensure that interested readers can understand the material.
Dr. Michel earned an M.A. in English from the University of Ottawa and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Penn State University. After teaching English literature and language courses in universities in Canada, the US, Iraq, and Japan, he now enjoys copyediting, proofreading, indexing, and translating (from French to English), and continues to fine-tune journal articles, theses, dissertations, and book manuscripts for students and scholars worldwide.
Dr. Mike received his Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine from the University of Maryland and performed his postdoctoral studies at The Scripps Research Institute. His research focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cancer. Currently, Dr. Mike supports the career and professional development for predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars in the STEM fields, both locally at his home institution, and nationally in leadership roles for professional societies.
Dr. Monika holds a PhD in Materials Science and an MS in engineering. She has authored, co-authored, and edited a number of scientific articles in her field. In addition to teaching, she is a researcher specializing in polymer chemistry, computational modeling, and materials development at a National Science Foundation research center. She is passionate about scientific writing and is dedicated to helping others improve their own work.
Dr. Olga holds the BA in English and Music, and studied at Oxford University for her Ph.D. in Moral Philosophy. She has taught for over a decade at a liberal arts college, while writing and editing essays and books and mentoring young writers. Her editing experience includes government white papers, graduate and undergraduate theses, novels, poems, essays, and even nonbinding resolutions. She specializes in clarifying complex ideas and making bulky paragraphs and sentences smooth and concise.
Dr. Peter’s professional life spans the academic, the scientific and the business worlds in almost equal measure. He holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has held a Research Staff Membership at IBM’s prestigious T. J. Watson Research Center and an Associate Professorship in Linguistics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has published in the fields of linguistics and education and is the author of the landmark Grammar of English Predicate Complement Constructions for MIT Press. He is also a Senior Author of the widely adopted textbook program Basic Reading Series (Holt, Rinehart and Winston). Adopting education as his focus, Dr. Peter created a private practice that specialized in developing online and text-based instructional materials for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, Con Edison, the NASD, Mobil, Ortho Pharmaceutical and many others.
Today, Dr. Peter’s greatest enjoyment resides in being an editor and teacher whose mission is to assist his clients in achieving the humanity, the logic and the linguistic precision that their readers are anticipating. He is comfortable working across a broad range of assignments, from doctoral dissertations to shareholder letters and to almost all editing challenges in between.
Dr. Philip is the author of 12 books and over 100 scholarly articles. He has worked and taught in Israel, Switzerland, and New Zealand. He is presently an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Auckland, though he lives in the US. Since he was a wee tyke, he has had a fascination with words, and enjoys the thrill of getting something “right.” He has supervised over sixty Masters and PhD theses. His specialist areas are religion, counseling, psychology and psychotherapy, Pacific studies, and gender studies, though he also reads widely in sociology and anthropology.
Dr. Philippa earned her Ph.D. in law in the area of Business and Human Rights. She specializes in teaching Public International Law and International Human Rights Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is an academic researcher and writer and has several articles published in peer-reviewed law journals. Philippa has many years of academic editing experience. She has also been an advisor for many doctoral and masters dissertations in the legal field and in other related disciplines.
Dr. Rachel is a PhD in British literature and dance. She has been teaching literature and composition at the university level for several years and currently works as a freelance writer, editor, and teacher. Her publications include peer-reviewed academic articles and work on popular culture, and her research interests extend widely across the arts and humanities. She loves helping people become better writers and more enthusiastic readers.
Dr. Rachel holds a Ph.D. in English literature. Her doctoral research explored the relationship between the narrative structure of the nineteenth-century novel and the new, proto-sociological ways of thinking about society en masse that came into being in the nineteenth century. Rachel has published articles on philosophy and social thought in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century fiction. She has taught college courses ranging from freshman composition to advanced undergraduate seminars. As a university writing tutor and freelance academic editor, she has helped many academic writers hone their ideas and express themselves more clearly.
After graduating with honors from the University of Michigan, Dr. Robert received his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Northwestern University where he specialized in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British literature. During 35 years of full-time teaching, Dr. Robert served as the chair of two departments and as the editor of an award-winning academic journal from 1989 to 2004. In addition to a book on Thomas De Quincey, he has published numerous refereed articles and is currently writing a monograph on espionage fiction. His other pursuits include fishing, kayaking, and managing a 50-acre farm.
Dr. Robert S
Dr. Robert S. earned his Cambridge University PhD in the literature and politics of the mid-seventeenth-century English court. He has worked as a journalist, not least as a theatre and music reviewer, and authored several books about art, media, and travel. He has twenty-five years’ experience as a book and magazine editor, specializing in art, history, literature, politics, and sociology.
Dr. Roger is a PhD in management, so he has extensive experience working with other business editors. In his first career, he was an experimental test pilot. Then, he spent ten years teaching and doing research at a Hong Kong university, where his most appreciated contribution was the countless hours he spent with graduate students and colleagues, translating their papers and articles into standard English. Dr. Roger’s favorite things are good books, good food, and starry nights. His least favorite things are verbosity, redundancy, and adverbs. Favorite quotations: “Easy writing’s vile hard reading” (attributed to Samuel Johnson). “Eliminate unnecessary words!” (Wm. Strunk)
Dr. Rosalind is a writer and translator with a master’s and a doctorate in French from Oxford. She spent years as a teacher of English and writing in Paris, working with everyone from professionals preparing to negotiate and travel, college students preparing to research and write, to three-year-olds preparing to refuse to put on sweaters. She is currently writing a trade nonfiction book based on her primary research on the ocular harpsichord, a color-music instrument that was invented in 1725 and went on to become an unexpected cultural phenomenon of the European Enlightenment. As an editor, she loves helping people communicate and making challenging and complex concepts sing.
Dr. Saide is a PhD in Engineering. As an academic editor and consultant, she has more than ten years of academic research and writing experience. Her primary research areas include materials chemistry, materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, and cross-disciplinary applications of materials, but she is also interested broadly in engineering and applied sciences. She is a certified copyeditor and enjoys sharing her knowledge and expertise to contribute to the advancement of scientific communication across the world. She is especially interested in ensuring that the client manuscripts present scientific findings clearly and effectively and demonstrate strong data representation for them to endure the many challenges of scholarly publishing.
Dr. Sandy loves editing almost as much as she does singing. As a former English teacher, adjunct instructor at three Midwest-area colleges and universities, and former high school principal in a suburban area, she has written and edited countless papers, theses, dissertations, proposals, short stories, poems, letters, manuals, guides, books, website text, ad copy, resumes, cover letters, and just about anything else that is done in written form. A perfectionist at heart, Dr. Sandy tries to take her time to ensure the client’s needs are met and the finished product is exactly what is needed.
Dr. Sarah received her Ph.D. in speech, language, and hearing sciences. She also has a background in cognitive science and human neuroscience. As a practicing speech-language pathologist in the public schools and in her private practice, she works with children and adolescents who primarily have spoken and written language impairments. She has presented multiple research papers and published research articles, and instructor’s manuals, and a book chapter on the neural substrates of speech, language, and memory. Dr. Sarah has also reviewed journal articles and has worked as the assistant to the editor of a speech-language pathology journal. She is constantly working to improve her own and others’ written and spoken communication. She enjoys writing and editing scientific work to improve the clarity with which the ideas are communicated, as well as perfecting grammar and style.
Dr. Scott, a PhD in plant pathology, is the Senior Editor for a major scientific journal. Widely published and internationally recognized, Dr. Scott travels the world as a lecturer and research associate in biology and microbiology. If your academic paper is scientific and you aspire to publish it, Dr. Scott welcomes the opportunity to work for you.
Dr. Scott G.
Dr. Scott G. is the manager of research at a bustling university research center. Over the past several years, he has had the opportunity to publish empirical and theoretical articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as write book chapters on research methodology. Additionally, his doctoral dissertation was published in a peer-reviewed, scholarly education journal. He has experience advising doctoral students in the social sciences on their dissertation topic selection, manuscript editing, and in the capacity as a dissertation chair. He earned a Master’s degree in classical liberal arts and a doctorate in education.
Dr. Sean specializes in molecular cell biology. He teaches graduate courses in cancer biology, and oversees a research laboratory. After gaining his PhD in the nineties, he worked in various labs studying mechanisms of cell signaling. He has published many peer-reviewed manuscripts and review articles in his field, as well as being awarded several research grants. He has also been a news writer for various professional scientific journals, covering new discoveries and areas of interest for life scientists.
Dr. Seth is a scholar of British and American literature, with a focus on poetry and fiction of the long 19th century and secondary interests in literary theory, French Symbolism, and German Romanticism. He received his PhD from Kent State University in 2017 and has taught Literature and Composition in various colleges in the United States and abroad for over 10 years.
A published author of numerous academic articles and book chapters, Dr. Shawn earned her Ph.D. from a large research university, where she currently teaches courses in International Relations. She loves mentoring her student and, in particular, enjoys helping them find their own voice in their writing. Prior to completing her Ph.D., Dr. Shawn earned a Master’s degree in International Policy Studies from a prestigious institute and spent more than two years abroad studying French. In her free time, travel tops her list of favorite things to do, as well as hiking, reading, and cooking.
Dr. Stephane is a writer, playwright, and film journalist living in Atlanta, GA. She has published several articles on film, literature, and popular culture and is the author of a forthcoming study on race, gender, and sexuality in Black power action fantasies. She received her PhD in English, MFA in creative writing, and MA from the University of Notre Dame.
Dr. Steve is a Ph.D. in English Studies with a concentration in cognitive linguistics. He has published three novels, a textbook, and numerous nonfiction pieces, many of which are scattered across the Internet. In addition to literary prose, he has a special interest in business and technical writing.
Dr. Tara has a Ph.D. in Chemistry and has done postdoctoral work in Molecular Biology. She has an interdisciplinary scientific background, with extensive experience both in industry and academia. She has published in a number of high profile journals and serves as reviewer for journal articles in her fields of expertise. She has experience in course development at the graduate and undergraduate level, and is also the holder of three US patents.
Dr. Tim holds a Ph.D. in neurobiology from Duke University and has published multiple articles in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals. For the past seven years, he has been a senior manuscript editor for a Boston-based publisher, focusing on enterprise information technology. He specializes in editing medical, scientific and technical manuscripts and is a highly experienced ESL editor, helping non-native writers express their thoughts clearly. In former lives, he was an IT manager at a pharmaceutical startup, a freelance Web designer and a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa.
Dr. Trevor recently earned his PhD in Materials Chemistry from Columbia University. His thesis work focused on synthesizing and characterizing nanomaterials for various energy savings applications. He has diverse instrumentation experience and has collaborated on peer-reviewed publications with device physicists, spectroscopists, chemical engineers and theoreticians.
Dr. William is a PhD in Religion, has worked professionally in publishing for 11 years, and teaches religion courses at a major university. William specializes in editing dissertations and essays in a variety of subjects.