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Tracy R
Writer #27934
Ann Arbor, MI
NEW 10/12/2018
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Tracy has three graduate degrees in geology/geochemistry and environmental engineering and has spent over twelve years working as a consulting geoscientist. She also has over five years of experience as an instructor and adjunct lecturer of geology and engineering at the University of Toronto, Michigan State University, Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw Community College. Tracy also has recently completed certification in copy editing. Due to a back injury and the demands of single-parenting, Tracy has embarked on a new, more flexible, career that highlights her scientific background, exceptional work ethic and natural talent as a writer and editor. Tracy has published and presented research, authored and co-authored numerous technical reports for the general public, clients, and government regulatory agencies, and reviewed and edited numerous scientific documents during her academic and consulting career. She has also provided instruction on techniques of technical and scientific writing to students and colleagues. In her spare time, Tracy is a writer of fiction.
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Specialties

Technical writing, scientific writing, editing, proofreading

Interests

Science, academia, technical writing, editing

Education

Lake Superior State University

Tracy completed this degree under a full-tuition academic scholarship.

University of Toronto

Dissertation: A geochemical modeling study of the effects of urea-degrading bacteria on groundwater contaminated with acid mine drainage.

Michigan State University

Tracy studied dissolved organic carbon functional fractionation, while working as an instructor as MSU in geology and civil engineering.

Michigan State University

Tracy studied sequestration of trace metals in aquatic environments by dissolved organic carbon fractions; however, due to a divorce in 2015, Tracy was unable to afford to complete her dissertation, although her research and coursework were complete. She returned to work full-time as a consultant, in order to support her family.

Science

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Tracy has prepared and submitted journal articles and dissertations during her fourteen years as a researcher and student in the fields of geochemistry and environmental engineering. Recently, she has worked as a freelance proofreader and editor of journal article submissions by authors for whom English is not a first language.

Government

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Tracy has prepared numerous reports and data deliverables in her 12+ years as a multi-disciplinary scientific consultant. The majority of these reports were submitted to government regulatory agencies on behalf of her clients, including the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Education

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Tracy has prepared dissertations, journal articles, grant applications and academic reports in her fourteen years as a student and five years as an instructor and adjunct lecturer.

Article

2 Projects Completed

Tracy's specialty is in scientific journal article editing, technical report editing and other types of scientific/technical document writing and editing.

White Paper

2 Projects Completed

Tracy has over twenty years of experience as a multi-disciplinary scientist in academia and industry. In these positions, a great deal of her time was spent writing and editing scientific and technical documents for peers, clients, the general public and various government agencies. Many of these documents have included annual monitoring and compliance reports for clients and government agencies.

Grant/Proposal

2 Projects Completed

Tracy has over twenty years of experience as a multi-disciplinary scientist in academia and industry. In these positions, a great deal of her time was spent writing and editing scientific and technical documents for peers, clients, the general public and various government agencies. Many of these documents have included academic grants and work proposals for clients and government agencies.

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