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Work History Reviewer & Writer, 09/01-present
(Detailed Reviewing & Writing history is here)
—Book Reviewing for the International Examiner, 1/20-present
—Book Columnist for Frolic Media, 1/19-present
—Book Reviewing for USA TODAY Happy Ever After, 7/17-12/18
—Book Reviewing for All About Romance, Midwest Book Review, Heroes and Heartbreakers, Criminal Element, HarperCollins First Look Program, American Chronicle, Seattle PlanetGuru, Scribe & Quill, Writers’ Crossing, and the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s E-Notes, 6/03-12/18
—Researching and writing encyclopedia entries for Bookbuilders, 3/03-4/05
—Writing articles for History magazine, Alaska Airlines magazine, Horizon Air magazine, Scribe & Quill magazine, American Chronicle, and Citysearch, 9/02-9/12
—Researching and Co-authoring a paper for the Committee on Women in Statistics of the International Statistical Institute & for the Association of Women in Science, 4/02-3/04

Editor, 09/01-12/16
(Detailed Editing history is here)
—Substantive Book Editing for various authors, 4/02-12/16
—Copyediting for The Celebrity Café, 11/05-12/06
—Book Review Editing for Scribe & Quill magazine, 9/04-12/06
—Judge for writing competitions, 2002 & 2003
—Editing articles and books for The Mountaineers Books, Citysearch, a travel startup, and Friends of Issaquah Library newsletter, 10/01-12/13

Proofreader, 9/02-8/12
(Detailed Proofreading history is here)
Proofreading articles for Horizon Air magazine, The Mountaineers Books, uncapped magazine, Jennifer McCord Associates, The CarTours Foundation, Washington Trails magazine,, and AUDISEE

Software Engineer, Microsoft, 9/95-8/01
—Research Software Design Engineer, Natural Language Processing, Microsoft Research, 5/00–9/01
—Software Design Engineer, Small Business, 11/99–5/00
—Software Design Lead, Hardware, 10/97–11/99
—Software Design Lead, WineGuide Online, 5/97–10/97
—Software Design Engineer, Cinemania & MusicCentral, 9/95–10/97

Education The Book: Histories Across Time and Space (4thC BCE to 19thC CE)
Nine edX Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Harvard University, Summer & Fall 2020

History of the Middle Ages
—edX MOOC, Harvard University, Winter & Fall 2016 & Winter 2017
—Lagunita MOOC, Stanford & Cambridge Universities, Winter & Spring 2015
—Department of History, Bellevue Community College, Fall 2006
—Department of History, University of Washington, Seattle, Winter 2003

Editing Certificate
University of Washington, Seattle, 6/02

Commercial Fiction Writing Certificate
Writers’ Program, University of Washington, Seattle, 6/02

Nonfiction Writing Certificate
Writers’ Program, University of Washington, Seattle, 6/01

French Conversation & Writing Certificate
Nine Quarters with the Alliance Française, Seattle, 9/96–9/99

M.S. Electrical Engineering & M.S. Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 8/95

B.S. Electrical Engineering (+ minor Mathematics)
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 5/92