Vicki K
Editor #59805
Joined 10/8/2021
4 Star Rating
255 Projects
Vicki (she/her) is an experienced copy editor and proofreader specializing in academic journal articles, textbooks, assessments, and web content. Her clients include Publisher’s Resource Group, Gale, Pearson, and faculty at Princeton University, Columbia University, the University of Texas at Austin, among others. Their work has been published as state-adopted textbooks and in peer-reviewed journals such as, Demography, Explorations in Economic History, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, and The Review of Black Political Economy.

Vicki has earned a BA in Education from the University of Arizona, an MA in English from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is ABD in English at The University of Texas at Austin. She is proficient with MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style.

She lives in Texas, volunteers to feed neonatal kittens, and remains a punk rocker at heart.
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Specialties

Vicki specializes in academic writing and editing, including journal articles, large-scale ELA assessment items, teacher’s guides, instructional materials, and critical thinking activities for K-12 education products.

Interests

Vicki's interests include all things related to the humanities, literature, rhetoric, education, sociology, business, music, and the visual arts.

Education

The University of Texas at Austin

Vicki is in ABD status with her doctoral studies in English at The University of Texas at Austin. She is an American literature generalist with specific interests in women's autobiography.

Virginia Commonwealth University

Vicki earned her Master of Arts in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her primary areas of study were literary theory, rhetoric and composition, and African American literature.

University of Arizona

Vicki earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Arizona. Her major focus was secondary education in English and Language Arts, with a minor focus in History. She is certified to teach English, ELA, and Social Studies (7-12) in Arizona and Texas.

Education

75 Projects Completed

Vicki has edited and proofread a variety of materials in the education sector:
• peer-reviewed journal articles (sociology, business, humanities)
• dissertations (humanities, literature, sociology)
• large-scale ELA assessment items
• teacher’s guides
• instructional materials
• critical thinking activities for K-12 education products

Music

10 Projects Completed

Vicki has written and edited promotional materials for local bands announcing new releases, promoting tours, and seeking radio airplay and sync opportunities.

Training

10 Projects Completed

Vicki has written and edited training manuals, FAQs, and presentations for teaching assistants, volunteers, and academic process using Workday.

Blog Post

75 Projects Completed

Vicki has line edited over 75 blog posts for an academic department at a tier one research university.

Web Page

50 Projects Completed

Vicki has written and proofread web pages for high education academic departments, graduate programs, recurring events, annual workshops, and resource pages.

Grant

20 Projects Completed

Vicki has line edited and proofread grant applications for federal funding agencies, including NIH, NSF, and DOD.

Newsletter Content

12 Projects Completed

Vicki has line edited promotional newsletter content for a variety of academic departments in higher education. These newsletters targeted alumni and prospective donors.

Book

2 Projects Completed

Vicki has edited two books: one is the history of a technology incubator, and one is a sociological study of voluntary black immigration to the United States.

Other

1 Projects Completed

Vicki has been the developmental editor for a 325-page handbook for animal rescues with the goal of reaching no-kill status. Sections included dog care and training, cat care, neonatal kitten care, managing volunteers, overseeing adoptions, fundraising, marketing, and writing grant applications.

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