Editing, Typing, and Proofreading Services

The Graduate School maintains this list of typists, editors, and courier services as a resource to students. The individuals and businesses listed here are independent contractors, and are not affiliated with or employed by the Graduate School.

Couriers and Formatting

Carol Cook
  • (607) 564-9375

Editing and Proofreading

Evelyn Asher
Kathleen Cannon, Ed.D.
  • Fun, fast, competent dissertation editor/partner/coach. Have edited 90+ dissertations, proposals
  • 612-306-6091
  • drkatcannon@gmail.com
Samantha Dozier, Ph.D.
Rose Ernst
  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • University of Chicago Editing Certificate
  • As a developmental editor and writing coach, I specialize in social sciences, as well as history, law, and interdisciplinary social sciences/humanities.
  • I will support you in producing coherent, elegant, and persuasive research papers, journal articles, theses/dissertations, and books.
  • rose@roseernst.net 
  • https://roseernst.net/
Monica Franciscus
  • Editing and proofing, basic and stylistic, and for non-native English speaking writers
  • Previously edited professors, scientists, and postdoc papers/grants at Cornell
  • 607-255-8907
  • Cornell University Institute of Biotechnology, 604 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
  • http://gobiiproject.org/
Allison L. Goldstein
Kate Haigh
  • Freelance since 2010 and an Advanced Professional Member of the UK’s Society for Editors and Proofreaders
  • Able to proofread many subjects, but particularly experienced in academic fields of history, politics, philosophy, business, and management
  • kate@kateproof.co.uk
  • http://www.kateproof.co.uk
Heartful Editor
Ithaca Editing
Ashleigh Imus, Ph.D.
Georgia A. Martin, Ph.D.
  • Editing/proofreading in LaTeX and MS Word
  • Specialty areas: mathematics, science, economics, engineering
  • 301-962-9299
  • georgiaamartin@verizon.net
Ronda Roaring
Running Ink Writing, Editing, Coaching, & Research LLC
  • Comprehensive editing: All dissertation and theses receive comprehensive editing:
  • Editing for grammar, mechanics, punctuation, spelling, and syntax
  • Editing for style: APA or MLA formatting, in-text citations, and references
  • Editing for content (optional) 
  • Editing for clarity 
  • ESL/ELL editing 
  • 412-443-5701
  • info@runninginkwriting.com
Sara Schaffzin
  • International graduate student population
  • ss86@cornell.edu
  • 607-277-6461
  • 313 Utica St., Ithaca, NY 14850
Nina Seja, Ph.D.
  • Precise, expert, and experienced proofreader and coach
  • Theses, dissertations, books/chapters, academic/popular articles, grant applications, and more
  • Focus across many disciplines, but particularly the arts/humanities, social sciences, law, and business.
  • I have considerable experience working with English as a Second Language students.
  • spacific@nyu.edu
  • https://harmoniousenglish.com/
Clare Xanthos, Ph.D. Academic Editor