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With a Ph.D. in sociology and an M.A. in education, I have written several articles for publications, some in prestigious journals. Editing articles, dissertations, and reports has been a large part of a 30 year career. I have written reports for nonprofits, grants, data analysis pieces and the like. In grad school, I interned at a national newspaper.
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Jan 1976 - Jul 2012 (36 years)

I researched and wrote nine articles, some published in the most prestigious journals in sociology. I reviewed articles for publication by other researchers/writers. Colleagues and friends asked me to edit their articles, dissertations, and reports, and their work was accepted. I wrote grants, reports for universities, conducted institutional research for universities and schools. Of course, required skills included data entry, proofreading, editing, changing text, and working with officials of higher


M.A.; Ph.D. in Sociology

1975 - 1980 (5 years)


Counseling Credential (1985)

Calif Commissionon Teacher Credentialing

Certified to counsel students on personal, academic, graduation matters.



Nine articles on social problems, social psychology, qualitative methodology, in leading journals in the discipline.


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