freelance editor

selected projects

Most of my work —as these projects make clear— is substantive and line editing in international affairs. After that come line and copy editing in the social sciences and academia, developmental editing in memoir, and proofreading and ebook quality checks across genres.

"A Rough Guide to Afghan Youth Politics"

—Casey Garret Johnson and Gran Hewad (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2014)

Spheres of Influence: The Social Ecology of Racial and Class Inequality

—Douglas S. Massey and Stefanie Brodmann (Russell Sage Foundation, 2014)

"New Technologies in Constitution Making"

—Jason Gluck and Brendan Ballou (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2014)

"Dispute Resolution and Justice Provision in Yemen's Transition"

—Erica Gaston and Nadwa al-Dawsari (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2014)

The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood

—Karl Alexander, Dores Entwisle, and Linda Olson (Russell Sage Foundation, 2014)

Sweet Baby Lover: A Memoir

—Jule Kucera (in press, 2014)

"Local Peace Processes in Sudan and South Sudan"

—Jacqueline Wilson (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2014)

Autobiography in Black and Brown: Ethnic Identity in Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez

—Michael Nieto Garcia (University of New Mexico Press, 2014)

"Illicit Economies, Organized Crime, and State Consolidation in Libya"

—Mark Shaw and Fiona Mangan (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2014)

Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools

—Annette Lareau and Kimberly Goyette, eds. (Russell Sage Foundation, 2014)

Anasazi America: Seventeen Centuries on the Road from Center Place

—David E. Stuart (University of New Mexico Press, 2014)

"Blogs and Bullets III: Syria's Socially Mediated Civil War"

—Marc Lynch, Deen Freelon, and Sean Aday (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2014)

The Color Bind: Talking (and not Talking) About Race at Work

—Erica Foldy and Tamara Buckley (Russell Sage Foundation, 2014)

"Media and Conflict in Myanmar: Media's Role in Peaceful Transition"

—Theo Dolan and Stephen Gray (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Documentation and Transitional Justice in Afghanistan"

—Patrica A. Gossman (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"2014 Presidential and Provincial Council Elections in Afghanistan"

—Zekria Barakai (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Counterinsurgency, Local Militias, and Statebuilding in Afghanistan"

—Jonathan Goodhand and Aziz Hakimi (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Criminalizing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Peacekeepers"

—Carla Ferstman (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

Military Refusal in Israel

—Erica Weiss (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013)

Moral Evil: Four Models

—Andrew Michael Flescher (Georgetown University Press, 2013)

"Domestic Barriers to Dismantling the Militant Infrastructure in Pakistan"

—Stephen Tankel (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality

—David Card and Stephen Raphael, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2013)

"Understanding Pakistan's Water-Security Nexus"

—Daanish Mustafa, Majed Akhter, and Natalie Nasrallah (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Waiting for Change: The Impact of Transition on Local Justice and Security in Yemen"

—Erica Gaston and Nadwa al-Dawsari (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

Legacies of the War on Poverty

—Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2013)

"Conflict Dynamics in Gilgit-Baltistan"

—Izhar Hunzai (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Wartime Sexual Violence: Misconceptions, Implications, and Ways Forward"

—Dara Kay Cohen, Amelia Hoover Green, and Elisabeth Jean Wood (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Iraq's Budget as a Source of Political Stability"

—James D. Savage (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

"Lessons from Afghanistan's History for the Current Transition and Beyond"

—William Byrd (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

Dialogue Across Difference: Practice, Theory, and Research on Intergroup Dialogue

—Patricia Gurin, Biren A. Nagda, and Ximena Z˙˝iga, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2013)

Conflict Analysis: Understanding Causes, Unlocking Solutions

—Matthew Levinger (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

Whose Rights? Counterterrorism and the Dark Side of American Public Opinion

—Clem Brooks and Jeff Manza (Russell Sage Foundation, 2013)

The Brilliant Art of Peace: Lectures from the Kofi Annan Series

—Abiodun Williams, editor (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2013)

The Biological Consequences of Socioeconomic Inequalities

—Barbara Wolfe, William Evans, and Teresa E. Seeman, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2012)

Traditional Authorities' Peacemaking Role in Darfur

—JÚr˘me Tubiana and Victor Tanner, with Adam Musa Abdul-Jalil (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2012)

Iran: The Nuclear Challenge

—Elliott Abrams, Robert D. Blackwill et al. (Council on Foreign Relations, 2012)

"Countering Criminal Violence in Central America" (CSR 64)

—Michael Shifter (Council on Foreign Relations, 2012)

Coping with Crisis: Government Reactions to the Great Recession

—Nancy Bermeo and Jonas Pontusson, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2012)

Facilitated Dialogue: USIP Work in Conflict Zones

—David Smock and Daniel Serwer, editors (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2012)

"U.S.-Turkey Relations"

—Task Force Report no. 69 (Council on Foreign Relations, 2012)

We Gathered These Stones: A Family Memoir

—Nathan Pyles (2012)

"Learning from Sudan's 2011 Referendum"

—Rohini Jonnalagadda Haar and Leonard S. Rubenstein (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2012)

The Changing Face of World Cities

—Maurice Crul and John Mollenkopf, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2012)

"Security Sector Reform in Tunisia: A Year After the Jasmine Revolution"

—Querine Hanlon (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2012)

Inequality from Childhood to Adulthood

—John Ermisch, Markus Jantii, and Timothy Smeeding, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2012)

"Health in Post-Conflict and Fragile States"

—Jon Temin and Lawrence Woocher (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2012)

"U.S. Education Reform and National Security"

—Task Force Report no. 68 (Council on Foreign Relations, 2012)

"Historical Precedents for the Internationalization of the RMB"

—Jeffrey Frankel (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

"What Drives CNH Market Equilibrium?"

—Peter M. Garber (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

"The Internationalization of the RMB"

—Takatoshi Ito (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

"Internationalizing the Renminbi and China's Financial Development Model"

—Robert McCauley (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

"The Future of International Liquidity and the Role of China"

—Alan M. Taylor (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

An Unbroken Bond: The Untold Story of the 658 Cantor Fitzgerald Families

—Edie Lutnick (Emergence Press, 2011)

"U.S. Trade and Investment Policy"

—Task Force Report no. 67 (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

"Peace Education: State of the Field and Lessons Learned from USIP Grantmaking"

—Mari Fitzduff and Isabella Jean (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011)

"The United States and India: A Shared Strategic Future"

—Joint Study Group Report (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

Social Movements in the World System

—Jackie Smith and Dawn Wiest (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)

"China's North Korea Policy: Assessing Interests and Influences"

—Bates Gill (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011)

Shattering Culture

—Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good et al., editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)

"The Coming Turkish-Iranian Competition in Iraq and Why It Matters"

—Sean Kane (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011)

Who Gets Represented?

—Peter Enns and Christopher Wlezien, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)

Just Neighbors?

—Edward Telles, Mark Sawyer, and Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)

"The Drug War in Mexico: Confronting a Shared Threat" (CSR 60)

—David A. Shirk (Council on Foreign Relations, 2011)

"Alienation or Rapproachment: Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel"

—Sammy Smooha (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011)

Urban Policy and the Census

—Heather MacDonald and Alan Peters (Esri Press, 2011)

"Quantitative Measures of Vulnerability and Intrastate Conflict: International Futures Project"

—Barry B. Hughes, Jonathan D. Moyer, and Timothy D. Sisk (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011)

Reaching for a New Deal

—Theda Skocpol and Lawrence Jacobs, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)

Making Peace after Genocide: Anatomy of the Burundi Process

—Howard Wolpe (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011)

Pandemics and Peace: Public Health Cooperation in Zones of Conflict

—William J. Long (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2010)

"Congress and National Security: Time to Hit the Reset Button" (CSR 58)

—Kay King (Council on Foreign Relations, 2010)

The Congressional Budget Office: Honest Numbers, Power, and Policymaking

—Philip G. Joyce (Georgetown University Press, 2011)

"Bridging the Gap: Graduate Education and Professional Practice in International Peace and Conflict"

—Nike Carstarphen, Craig Zelizer, Robert Harris, and David J. Smith (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2010)

Health and National Reconciliation: Iraq's Experience

—Ali Al-Ameri (Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, 2011)

Creative Conformity: The Feminist Politics of U.S. Catholic and Iranian Shi'a Women

—Elizabeth M. Bucar (Georgetown University Press, 2011)

"Justice in Afghanistan: In Transition"

—Noah Coburn and John Dempsey (U.S. Institute of Peace, 2010)

The Limits of Alignment: Southeast Asia and the Great Powers after 1975

—Paul Ciorciari (Georgetown University Press, 2010)

How to House the Homeless

—Ingrid Ellen and Brendan O'Flaherty, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2010)

NGOs for the Military: A Guidebook

—Lynn Lawler, editor (Center for Disaster Assistance Medicine, 2010)

"The United States in the New Asia"

—Evan A. Feigenbaum and Robert A. Manning (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Encyclopedia of Religion in America

—Charles Lippy and Peter Williams, editors in chief (CQ Press, 2010)

"Intervention to Stop Genocide and Mass Atrocities"

—Matthew Waxman (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Medical Governance

—David L. Weimer (Georgetown University Press, 2010)

Immigration and Welfare

—Michael Fix (Russell Sage Foundation, 2010)

"Recreational Use of Public Lands"

—Jan Stevens and Richard Frank (Resources for the Future, 2009)

"U.S. Immigration Policy"

—Task Force Report (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

The Complexities and Limits of Trust

—Karen S. Cook, Margaret Levi, and Russell Hardin (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

Common Ground: Islam, Christianity, and Religious Pluralism

—Paul L. Heck (Georgetown University Press, 2009)

Trust and Reputation

—Karen S. Cook et al. (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

"U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy"

—Task Force Report (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Moving Money

—Robert Litan and Martin Baily, editors (Brookings Institution Press, 2009)

"Global Imbalances and the Financial Crisis" (CSR 44)

—Steven Dunaway (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Evangelicalism and Democracy in America, vols. 1 and 2

—Steven Brint and Jean Schroedel, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

"Averting Crisis in Ukraine" (CSR 41)

—Steven Pifer (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit After 9/11

—Wayne Baker et al. (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

"Eurasian Energy Security" (CSR 43)

—Jeffrey Mankoff (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Encountering American Faultlines

—JosÚ Itzigsohn (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

"Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea" (CSR 42)

—Paul B. Stares (Council on Foreign Relations, 2009)

Coming Aboard

—Michael J .White and Jennifer E. Glick (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

Populations, Public Health, and the Law

—Wendy Parmet (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

The Handbook of Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis

—Harris Cooper, Larry V. Hedges, and Jeffrey Valentine (Russell Sage Foundation, 2009)

Investing in the Disadvantaged

—David L. Weimer and Aidan R. Vining (Georgetown University Press, 2009)

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual

—Bonnie Biafore (O'Reilly Media, 2008)

Performance Incentives for Health: Potentials and Pitfalls

—Ruth Levine and Rena Eichler (Brookings Institution Press, 2009)

Steady Gains and Stalled Progress

—Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

Enabling Child Abuse

—Kathleen Reardon and Christopher Noblet (Sage Publications, 2008)

The Colors of Poverty

—Ann Lin and David Harris (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

Ethnic Solidarity for Economic Survival

—S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Irene Bloemraad (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

Nourishing Vocabulary

—Shira Lubliner and Judy Scott (Sage Publications, 2008)

Being and Belonging: Muslims in the United States since 9/11

—Katherine Pratt Ewing, editor (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

Functions of the Public Executive

—John Brehm and Scott Gates (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

External Threats and Merchants' Solidarity

—Pyong Gap Min (Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

Career Diplomacy

—Harry Kopp and Charles Gillespie (Georgetown University Press, 2008)

The Skillful Self: Liberalism, Culture, and the Politics of Skill

—John Stopford (Lexington Books, 2008)

Security v. Liberty

—Daniel Farber (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Spin Cycle: How Research Gets Used in Policy Debates, the Case of Charter Schools

—Jeffrey R. Henig (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Americano Dreams

—Edward Telles and Vilma Ortiz (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Essentials of Terrorism

—C. Gus Martin (Sage Publications, 2007)

Financing Low-Income Communities

—Julia Sass Rubin, editor (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Unmarried Couples with Children

—Paula England and Kathryn Edin, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Market Friendly or Family Friendly?

—Madonna Harrington Meyer and Pamela Herd (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Pension Puzzles

—Melissa Hardy and Lawrence Hazelrigg (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Color Lines, Country Lines

—Lingxin Hao (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Economic Inequality and Higher Education

—Stacy Dickert-Conlin and Ross Rubenstein, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Social Science for What?

—Alice O'Connor (Russell Sage Foundation, 2007)

Disease Prevention as Social Change

—Constance Nathanson (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children

—Greg Duncan, Aletha Huston, and Thomas Weisner, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

Negative Liberty: Public Opinion and the Terrorist Attacks on America

—Darren W. Davis (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

After Admission: From College Access to College Success

—James Rosenbaum, Regina Deil-Amen, and Ann Person, editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

The Invisible Wall

—Harry Bernstein (Ballantine Books, 2006)

The Future of the Voting Rights Act

—David Epstein et al., editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

In His Majesty's Footsteps

—Vasit Dejkunjorn (Heaven Lake Press, 2006)

The Legitimacy of Philanthropic Foundations

—Kenneth Prewitt et al., editors (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

To Be an Immigrant

—Kay Deaux (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

Cataloging Cultural Objects

—Murtha Baca et al. (ALA Editions, 2006)

Changing Rhythms of American Family Life

—Suzanne Bianchi, John Robinson, and Melissa Milkie (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

Blood Trails: The Combat Diary of a Foot Soldier in Vietnam

—Christopher Ronnau (Presidio Press, 2006)

Punishment and Inequality in America

—Bruce Western (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

Deflecting Migration

—Ivan Light (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

One Nation Divisible: What America Was and What It Is Becoming

—Michael B. Katz and Mark J. Stern (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006)

Behavioral Public Finance

—Edward McCaffery and Joel Slemrod (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

Database-Backed Library Web Pages

—Stephen R. Westman (ALA Editions, 2005)

Democracy and the Culture of Skepticism

—Matthew Cleary and Susan Stokes (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

Welfare Reform and Political Theory

—Lawrence M. Mead and Christopher Beem (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

Preferences and Situations

—Ira Katznelson and Barry Weingast (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

Web-Based Instruction: A Guide for Libraries, 2nd edition

—Susan Sharpless Smith (ALA Editions, 2005)

Italians Then, Mexicans Now: Immigrant Origins and Second-Generation Progress

—Joel Perlmann (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

Inequality and American Democracy

—Lawrence R. Jacobs and Theda Skocpol (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

Credit Markets for the Poor

—Patrick Bolton and Howard Rosenthal (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

New Destinations of Mexican Immigration

—VÝctor Z˙˝iga and RubÚn Hernßndez-Leˇn (Russell Sage Foundation, 2005)

The Encyclopedia of New York State

—Editor-in-Chief: Peter Eisenstadt (Syracuse University Press, 2005)

Commercial Diplomacy and the National Interest

—Harry Kopp (American Academy of Diplomacy / Business Council for International Understanding, 2004)

The Future of the Family

—Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Timothy M. Smeeding, and Lee Rainwater (Russell Sage Foundation, 2004)

The Twig Is Bent

—Beverly Lutz Price (Xlibris, 2002)

The Gulag Collection: The Paintings of Nikolai Getman

—Nikolai Getman, Robert Conquest (Jamestown Foundation, 2001)

The Evolution of the Russian Communist Party

—Julia Wishnevsky and Elizabeth Teague (Jamestown Foundation, 1999)