June 27, 2013

Resume of Lee A. Young, The ThesisEditor


BA, Physics and Philosophy, Yale University

PhD, Physics, Harvard University

 Copyediting experience (25 years):

          67 scholarly or scientific books for Cambridge University Press (includes some proofreading) (see list of titles)

          23,746 pages of college textbooks (several in economics)

          262 journal articles by non-native writers of English

          39 articles for Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

          131 articles for the Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society

          12 articles for the Journal of the London Mathematical Society

          68 articles (in LaTeX) for Biometrika (Oxford University Press)

          23 articles/reviews for The Review of Politics (directly for CUP)

          Serving as the copyeditor for the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Johns Hopkins University Press) (13 articles)

          Served as the copyeditor for the Journal of the History of Philosophy (Johns Hopkins University Press) (11 articles; book reviews)

          77 articles/reviews for the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (directly for CUP)

           9 articles for the Physical Review (in LaTeX)

          8 PhD theses

          High school mathematics textbooks

Subjects of experience in copyediting:

          physics  math  astronomy  geophysics  engineering

          chemistry  biochemistry  biology  nutrition  ornithology

          economics  history  intellectual history  classics  Middle Ages

Familiarity with standard style guides:

            Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition

            APA Style Guide, 6th edition, 4th printing (earlier printings have errors!)

            ACS Style Guide, 3rd edition (American Chemical Society)

            Mathematics into Type (American Mathematical Society)

            CSE Manual

Professional Experience (36 years)

Published articles in Physical Review, Journal of Chemical Physics, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, and Applied Optics

          Research in high-energy physics, re-entry physics, electrical engineering

Lee Adams Young

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Mills River, NC 28759, USA



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