Our Editors

Elaine A.
  • Degrees: B.A. English Literature and Secondary Education and ESL certification at the the University of Massachusetts.
  • Work history: Taught all grades – from primary school to adult learners – and English as a Second Language.
  • Hometown: Boston, MA.
  • Fun fact: She taught her dog to say hello, mama, and I love you!
Anita C.
  • Degrees: BS and MS in Education at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Work history: 15 years’ experience college level teaching in the areas of English, basic and advanced writing, and business writing and 5+ years’ experience with EditMyEnglish.
  • Hometown: Louisville, KY.
  • Fun fact: She enjoys traveling, the arts, working out, gardening, and spending time with her dog, Lucy, the queen of all canines.
Hanna C.
  • Degrees: B.A. in Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Work history: She has worked as an English editor for 12 years in Seoul, South Korea, mostly in ESL education. Freelance editing work includes English content for business websites, catalogues, product manuals, and market research presentations.
  • Hometown: Austin.
Chris D.
  • Degrees: B.A. in English; B.A. in French at Whitworth University; M.A. in English at Purdue University.
  • Work history: 5+ years academic editing, 10+ years writing center experience, 8+ years college teaching.
  • Hometown: Denver.
  • Fun fact: He loves ultimate Frisbee, escape rooms, and jigsaw puzzles.
Lillian D.
  • Degrees: B.A. English; B.A. Spanish at Swarthmore College; M.S. Clinical Social Work (A’22).
  • Work history: Worked as a communications professional with experience in marketing, grant writing, report writing and internal communications for organizations from small nonprofits to large Ivy League universities. Also an emerging clinical social worker and am training in writing about research with human subjects. 
  • Hometown: East Coast.
Jane E.
  • Degrees: B.A. English at Colby College; M.F.A. English/Creative Writing at the University of Iowa.
  • Work history: Has worked as a high-school English teacher, a journalist, an arts agency administrator, a writer/editor for a university marketing department, and a freelance writer, editor and manuscript consultant with experience in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
  • Hometown: Hancock, NH.
  • Fun fact: She published her first novel in 2020.
Andy K.
  • Degrees: BA and MA English at the University of Oregon.
  • Work history: EFL instructor/senior teacher (30 years); English prof. (6 years at U. of Delaware and U. of Colorado; copy editor (2 years at U. of Colorado, 3 years at Saudi Aramco, 4 years at EditMyEnglish.com).
  • Hometown: South Orange, NJ.
  • Fun fact: He has visited 36 countries and lived in 7 of them.
Kristen M.B.
  • Degrees: B.S. Psychology at Loyola University of Chicago; M.A. Social Sciences at the University of Chicago.
  • Work history: A few years working with international startups and businesses editing manuals, reports, newsletters, etc.; several years with EME working with students, academics, researchers, book authors, lawyers, and professionals from a wide range of fields/industries.
  • Hometown: Chicago.
Jeannine M.
  • Degrees: BA Mass Communications and Public Relations at the University of South Florida; MPA with focus on Public Health at Troy University.
  • Work history: 40 years' experience includes pro football, banking, non-profits, marketing agencies, healthcare, government, disaster response.
  • Hometown: Gainesville, FL.
  • Fun fact: She lives on a 40-acre horse farm with 40-plus Paso Fino show horses and three dogs.
Maren M.
  • Degrees: B.A. Marketing Communications, minors in Business and Human Development at Brigham Young University. 
  • Work history: Media Junior Director, DSW Partners (Advertising Agency); Affiliates Manager (MyFamily.com); EditMyEnglish 15+ years!
  • Hometown: Lafayette, IN.
  • Fun fact: She is not allergic to mosquito bites, which is very handy during Indiana summers!
Suzanne M.
  • Degrees: MS Writing and Graphic Design at St. Edward's University.
  • Work history: 10 years of content management and editorial experience and has edited for Sony, Yahoo, Dell, HP, and World Vision, among many others. Worked as the Managing Editor of The Perfect Vision magazine and has published numerous magazine articles. Has also taught in Thailand, China, Myanmar, and at a women's college in Honduras.
  • Hometown: New York .
  • Fun fact: She has traveled and volunteered throughout New Zealand and Asia.
Susan S.
  • Degrees: B.A. English and German at the University of Connecticut; M.A. English; A.M. Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut; Ph.D. Comparative Literature at Brown University.
  • Work history: Taught college students writing and worked individually with graduate students, academics, and professionals to improve their texts and/or prepare them for publication for over 15 years. Has varying levels of competency in German, Russian, Turkish, and French, but in enough to recognize common usage errors in writer’s native in those languages.
  • Hometown: New England.
  • Fun fact: She loves learning from the range of fields, ideas, and enterprises she encounters in her work for the diverse clients who come to EditMyEnglish.com.
Matt T.
  • Degrees: B.A. in English at the Ohio University; M.A. in English literature at Purdue University.
  • Work history: Have proofread since 2002, have edited since 2005, have worked for EditMyEnglish since 2013.
  • Hometown: Franklin, TN, USA.
  • Fun fact: He worked and lived in Taiwan, R.O.C., on two separate occasions (i.e., from 2009 to 2011 and from 2016 to 2018).
Cheri W.
  • Degrees: B.A. in English, minor in Editing at Brigham Young University.
  • Work history: 15 years’ experience as an editor, both for EditMyEnglish and as the in-house editor for a department at Gothenburg University in Sweden.
  • Hometown: Bentonville, Arkansas.
  • Fun fact: She has a husband and four children. We have lived on both the East and West Coasts of the US and are now trying out the middle of the country.