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Academic Degrees

Cultural Anthropology

Academic Career

I received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, with a minor in Spanish.  Below is a list of relevant coursework.

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Ethnographic Writing and Research
  • The Arab World and Islam
  • Contemporary Latin American Culture

As part of a Spanish minor, I spent a semester studying abroad in Santiago, Chile.  I also conducted an ethnographic research project on the undocumented Latino population in Cleveland, Tennessee.

At the graduate level, I've completed 18 hours of courswork in public history at the University of West Florida.  See the list of relevant coursework below.

  • Public History Methodology
  • East Central European History
  • Modern Military Leaders
  • Graduate Methods
  • History of Architecture
  • Geographic Information Systems in Archaeology



Proofreading/Editing Experience and Qualifications

As a graduate assistant, I read and edit history essays of approximately 90 undergraduate students each semester.  I also work as a freelancer, proofreading legal transcripts for court reporters.


  • proofreading
  • light editing

Personal Message

My educational background is in anthropology, Spanish, and history. I've worked as an archaeological field technician, an academic proofreader/editor, and as a proofreader for court reporters. My goal is to help non-native English speakers communicate their ideas as effectively as possible while still retaining their own personal style.