MA in Modern English Literature (First Class Honours), University College Dublin
BA International in German and English (First Class Honours; 2:1), University College Dublin
Training and professional development
Core Copy-Editing Skills, Publishing Training Centre, 2015;
Advanced Copy-editing, Publishing Training Centre, 2015;
Editing in Word, Publishing Training Centre, 2015;
Rewriting and Substantive Editing, Publishing Training Centre, 2016.
Editorial freelancing since 2004, alongside other work in the book industry; full-time copy-editing/proofreading, 2014–2017. In-house development editor since 2018.
Copy-editing; proofreading; developmental editing; fact-checking; ESL editing.
Books, journal articles, doctoral theses
Architecture, heritage and conservation, history, literary criticism, academic papers, educational texts, policy documents, memoir, fiction, working with authors who have English as a second language (ESL).
The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book (Oxford Academic Press); The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The International Labour Organization; The European Association of Architectural Education; Dr Jeanne Riou (UCD), Dr Robert Foley (University of Western Ontario), Dr Doris Rohr (Liverpool Hope University); The Heritage Council; The Office of Public Works; Dr Jane Fenlon
Examples of work undertaken
“‘Garrulous, lamenting, whiney, but always interesting’”: Heinrich Graetz’s Evolving Characterizations of His Contemporaries from the ‘Diary’ to the ‘History of the Jews’“ (2018, Leo Baeck Institute Year Book)
“Negotiating the ‘I’ and the ‘We’: Aspects of Modernism in the Exile Novels of Anna Gmeyner and Martina Wied“ (2018, Leo Baeck Institute Year Book)
Living Legacies: Ireland’s National Historic Properties in the care of the OPW (2018, The Office of Public Works);
Allons-y 1: Junior Cycle French textbook, with accompanying portfolio, ‘lexique’ and teachers’ resource book (2017, Educate.ie);
Nothing is Written in Stone: The Notebooks of Justin Keating (2017, The Lilliput Press);
Conservation/Adaptation: Keeping Alive the Spirit of the Place – Adaptive Reuse of Heritage with ‘Symbolic Value’ (2017, EAAE-ENHSA);
Dublin Castle Guidebook (2017, The Office of Public Works);
Drawing on Nature: The Legacy of Ruskin’s Moral Cosmos (2016, Doris Rohr, doctoral thesis);
Last Words: Letters and Statements of the Leaders Executed After the Rising at Easter 1916 (2016, The Office of Public Works);
“Thematic study on equality and non-discrimination under Article 5 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” (2016, The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights);
“A Situational Analysis of Access to Mainstream Technical and Vocational Training for People with Disabilities in Botswana” (2015, The International Labour Organization).