Mr. Patrick earned his master’s degree from the University of Chicago in social science with an interdisciplinary orientation, concentrating in cultural anthropology. For seven years, he taught English, including writing, to students with native languages other than English. In that time, he edited papers, successful grant proposals, and personal statements on the side. He then transitioned to being a full-time academic editor, doing substantive editing, copyediting, and proofreading. He has worked on a range of documents, from books, to PowerPoint presentations, to theses, to specialized technical papers in subjects as far afield as literary studies and oncology. He has edited for layman readers and for technical journals, and he can adjust your language to the necessary register.
He is experienced in editing papers in various fields, especially the social sciences. He has particular expertise in anthropology. He speaks and reads French, Russian, and Armenian. He particularly enjoys working with non-native English speakers.
Mr. Patrick knows the extensive labor that goes into designing a study and drafting a paper, and he is prepared to set off your work to the best advantage using clear, distinct, and definite language, retaining your meaning and showcasing the strengths of your research. He finds joy in editing, because his improvements to clarity of expression contribute to the overall creation and spread of knowledge.
To work with sociology editor Mr. Patrick, please visit our quote page and request him in the description area.