Robert Mann

Robert Mann - Editor

Baton Rouge, LA, USA

University professor/writing teacher; political historian; author of nine books; series editor for academic press.

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Overview

I'm a longtime journalist and political historian, the author of nine books, and the editor of a media and public affairs book series for a major university press. A full-time university faculty member, I teach courses on writing. In 30 years of writing and editing books, I have written and reviewed dozens of book proposals for trade and university presses.

I can provide detailed feedback for a book proposal or a finished manuscript.

For a manuscript, I can critique your work on at least two levels of detail:

1. A thorough content edit of each chapter (reviewing for style, structure, plot, organization, plus copy editing/proofreading).

2. A general manuscript critique that addresses strengths, weaknesses, and provides suggestions for improvement. This would be a four-to-six-page single-spaced memo, accompanying a manuscript edit with general comments (but no copy editing or proofreading) in the margins.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
History
Political Science & Current Affairs
Writing & Publishing

Work experience

Professor and Manship Chair in Journalism

Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University
July, 2006 – Present (almost 16 years)

Teach senior-level writing and political communication courses; edit Media and Public Affairs book series for LSU Press.

Editor, Media and Public Affairs Book series

Louisiana State University, LSU Press
July, 2006 – Present (almost 16 years)

Political Communication: The Manship School Guide (Media & Public Affairs)

Mann, Robert, Perlmutter, David D., Ancu, Monica, Binstock, Robert H., Cook, Charlie, Day, Louis, Edmonds, Thomas, Ehrhardt, Malcom P., Fletcher, William B., Franzen, John, Garay, Ronald, Goidel, Kirby, Harang, Paul, Jackson, Bud, Kaid, Lynda L., Knobloch, Katie, Kurpius, David D., Lundy, Lisa, Mann, Robert, Michelson, Melissa, Parry-Giles, Trevor, Reilly, Sean, Schultz, David, Strother, Dane, Tyson, Gerry, West, Darrell, Xenos, Michael, Parent, Wayne

Propaganda and American Democracy

Nancy Snow, Jeff D. Konrad, University Press Audiobooks

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