My experience

As a recently retired professor, I have extensive experience both in teaching scientific writing and in writing and editing research papers. Although my research expertise is in soil ecology and plant pathology, I can understand and revise papers from nearly any scientific discipline; I know this because the students in my course "Revising Scientific Prose" came from many different majors, and I was always able to understand and edit their papers.

          Ph.D. in plant pathology (Cornell University, 1981)

          Research scientist and professor for 27 years (retired July 2007)

          First author for over 50 published research papers

          Senior editor for two scientific journals (Phytopathology and the Journal of Nematology)

          Instructor for scientific writing courses at the University of California at Davis

          Freelance copyeditor