Francesca C
Writer #20021
Chicago, IL
Joined 3/28/2017
4 Star Rating
9 Projects
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As a writer, Francesca has authored articles published in high-quality popular outlets, papers presented at conferences, research reports, and creative writing. As an editor, she as given feedback on material ranging from entire academic book manuscripts to professional lectures to chapters and articles to creative fiction and non-fiction.
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Academic and professional writing and editing; research; grammar and syntax; assistance for ESL learners (English as a Second Language).


Literature, poetry, religion, culture, Middle East, South Asia, foreign languages, travel, art, news, politics.


Carleton College

Francesca received her BA (magna cum laude) from Carleton College in 2011 in Islamic Studies, a self-designed interdisciplinary major.

The University of Chicago Divinity School

Francesca received her masters' degree in Islamic Studies and the academic study of religion from the University of Chicago Divinity School in 2013.

The University of Chicago Divinity School

Francesca is currently working towards her doctorate in Islamic Studies (expected 2018) at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

AMIDEAST (America-Mideast Educational and Training Services)

Francesca undertook a semester abroad in Amman, Jordan, with AMIDEAST (America-Mideast Educational and Training Services) in the fall of 2009, carrying a full course-load and focusing on training in Arabic language and literature.


8 Projects Completed

Francesca has worked as a paid research assistant at elite institutes of higher education both in the US and abroad. This work included editing and providing feedback on book manuscripts, articles, chapters, and talks; locating and processing research materials; writing fieldwork reports; and contributing to grant proposals. She has also provided original written, video, and interactive content for websites affiliated with academic centers, and published written pieces in print and online.

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1 Projects Completed

Francesca wrote content for sections of Harvard University's Pluralism Project web site, which profiles interfaith organizations in the United States.

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