Editors

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Sunanda Vidal
Sunanda has over 15 years of editing and writing experience in an academic setting in the engineering colleges at Iowa State University, and more recently, at Arizona State University. Her professional career has included experience as a college-level English instructor, a communication specialist and an editor of science and engineering publications, all of which has provided her with multiple perspectives on the craft of writing and editing. She has two Master’s degrees, ESL and English Literature, and is comfortable editing both British and American English. Her expertise is editing technical material written by non-native speakers of English.

Rose Sharatt
Rose is Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at Seattle University. She received her PhD from the University of Washington and BA from Cornell University. As an author, Rose understands the joys and challenges of academic writing and publishing. NYU Press published her first book, The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism (2010). She has also published articles in many acclaimed social science journals. As a developmental editor and writing coach, she specializes in the social sciences, history, law, interdisciplinary social sciences/humanities, and research ethics. Rose is always seeking ways to improve writing routines, dance with writing resistance, and support scholars in producing and publishing their best work.

Melissa Dale
She received her Ph.D. in modern European history from the University of California at Berkeley. As a doctoral student, she taught courses in writing and research skills. She has edited a variety of documents, including dissertations, monographs, articles, essays, and non-academic works. Her expertise in intellectual history encompasses such fields as history, sociology, religious studies, literary theory, criminology, human rights, social and political theory, and law and legal studies. In addition, she worked for several years as an academic researcher and computer programmer at a university research center focused on population economics and social policy and as an editor for a firm specializing in the publication of international trade information. As an instructor and freelance editor, she has worked with both native and non-native English writers.

Laura Burns
Laura Burns holds an M.A. in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College. During her tenure here, Laura’s wide-ranging credits include copy editing of manuscripts for Brill Press New Asian Acquisitions, the Line by Line editing of dissertations and forthcoming academic press titles, and business and marketing writing. She has also edited for Fiction Collective 2, John Wheeler and Sons, and other presses. A sought-after copy editor, Laura works with diverse citation guidelines, possessing a quick, exacting proofreader’s eye. Laura also has extensive experience with ESL clients.

Albert Graham
Albert Graham, Ph.D. is currently a postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Darrell J. Irvine at MIT. Leveraging his knowledge of immunology and HIV, Dr. Graham is focused on the use of novel nanotechnologies in developing integrated systems-level profiling of the immune response to pathogens in healthy and disease states; and therapeutically modulate mechanisms of immunosuppression and tolerance in cancer. Born in Waldorf, Maryland, Dr. Graham earned bachelor’s degrees in Chemical and Biomedical and Health Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004. In 2010 he completed his Ph.D. under Janice E. Clements at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine working on immunomodulatory effects of minocycline in HIV infection and CD4+ T cell biology.

Gina Elentario
Creative writer and editor Gina Elentario is the author of two books of poetry and one novella. Memento Mori, his next volume of poetry, will be published in April of 2019. She has taught at numerous writing conferences and served as poet-in-residence at Wheaton College and the Chautauqua Institution in Western New York, and she was a 2017 Artist-in-Residence for the city of Boston. He has taught in Dingle, Ireland for the Bay Path University MFA-Abroad Program and is on the faculty of Newport’s Salve Regina University, teaching poetry in their new low-residency MFA Program

Charles R. Bond
Charles R. Bond is the former Managing Editor of Bellwether Publishing, Ltd., with over 25 years of experience in the editing and production of journals and books in the fields of human geography, economics, political science, and the earth sciences (physical geography and geology). He received his Ph.D. in geography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1983 and, before embarking on a career in editing, taught at The Ohio State University and the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. In addition to his work with CambridgeEditors, he is a Senior Associate at Russian and Caspian Energy, IHS Markit, Washington, DC.

Jad Sullivan
Jad Sullivan was going to be an engineer, until halfway through engineering school, when he succumbed to a fascination with language and literature. He moved to Kansas City to study literature in 2004 and has worked with words ever since. After a few years in the publishing business, he wrote a master’s thesis about aesthetic theory in William Blake’s work. Next Tom served in Mongolia with the US Peace Corps, subsequently returning to Kansas City and to editing full-time. Specializing in ESL, academic, and technical texts, in the course of more than a decade he has engaged topics from engineering to philosophy. Skilled in book development and layouts, Tom has overseen book projects through digital and print production. He has worked on academic book manuscripts, theses and dissertations, academic journals, advertising copy, marketing materials, and more. Always looking for a challenge, Jad is eager to take on technical jobs and learn new software or to support an author in transforming an interesting idea into a book. Jad is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association.

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