I offer comprehensive academic content editing and writing services in higher education. I work equally well with native English speakers and international writers for whom English is a second language.

Academic Writing

As a professional academic writer, I can help you to refine and expand your research, shape and advance your presentation of information or argument, and strategize where and how to publish.

      • conference proposals and presentations
      • articles
      • chapters
      • dissertations
      • book manuscripts

I provide critique and support at all stages of your drafting process, while ensuring research integrity and effective citation. I am most familiar with MLA and APA citation forms, but can work in others, including the Chicago Manual of Style.

Grant Writing

I can help you to accomplish a grant proposal, from concept to submission. I have extensive experience in researching, developing, writing for, and editing grants in higher education, including pulling together contributions from multiple authors on tight deadlines. I have worked on grant submissions for

      • National Science Foundation
      • NASA
      • National Endowment for the Arts
      • U.S. Department of Education
      • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
      • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

as well as competitive internal university funds for research, production / exhibition, and public engagement.

Administrative Writing

I can help you to strategize, research, write, and edit important administrative communications within higher education, I have a wide ranging background in administrative communications, both internal and external and at all levels of administrative effort, from the department / unit to committee, senate, and external agencies. Examples of past work include

        • annual reports
        • mission and vision statements
        • administrative activity reports
        • degree proposals
        • course proposals
        • memoranda of understanding
        • technology management licensing agreements

Career Writing

Whether you are applying to a graduate or professional program, or are already successful in an administrative or academic career within higher education, I can take your career materials to the next level. I will help you to represent yourself in the best light, from positioning yourself strategically to making the best presentation possible.