Assistant Managing Editor, American Economic Association (2019–) 

As Assistant Managing Editor for the Journal of Economic Perspectives, work closely with the Managing Editor on all aspects of planning and production. Develop and play-test new workflows to improve the production process. Copyedit and proofread mansucripts and shepherd them through to publication, collaborating with authors, academic editors, web editors, and prepress. Obsess over process.

 

Freelance Science Writer & Editor (2018–2019) 

Copyedited science manuscripts for research publications including the Nature US Research Journals. Performed ongoing development of communications strategy for Dr. Steven Reppert, distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 

Production Editor, Annual Reviews (2012–2018) 

Coordinated production and copyedited content as Production Editor of the Annual Review of Virology and the Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Planned and ran yearly Editorial Committee meetings for both. Proofread articles for other Annual Reviews journals. Geeked out simultaneously on science and grammar.

 

Freelance Science Writer (2007–2012)

Free-range science-writing maven. Covered biology, biotech, biomed, and the occasional natural disaster for clients including NatureDiscover MagazineMIT Technology Review, and CR Magazine.

 

Web Intern, Seed Media Group (2007–2008)

ScienceBlogs Intern extraordinaire. Helped wrangle a stable of 65+ lovable, opinionated science bloggers. Did my part to keep things up and running.

 

Editorial Intern, Discover Magazine (2007)

Editorial Intern and Mars Rover Savant. Reported on giant insects, toxic toys, and genome transplants. Reviewed books, documentaries, and nefarious remote-controlled flying bats.

 

Peer Writing Assistant, Smith College (2005–2006)

Designated denizen of the Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning. Assisted fellow Smith students with writing and editing papers from all disciplines; planned and led workshops on scientific writing, including research papers and laboratory reports.