Kirby Little

Kirby Little - Editor

Milwaukee, WI, USA

I am an experienced editor, writer, and educator. I always welcome any project and am well versed in numerous styles.

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Overview

I've copy-edited two academic books of critical theory and drafted several author introductions for a personal narrative anthology. I'm an experienced teacher and tutor. I have a discerning eye for detail and a broad knowledge of academic, cultural, and political trends.
Languages
English (AUS)
English (CAN)
English (NZ)
English (SA)
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Education & Reference
History
Philosophy
Political Science & Current Affairs
Psychology
Sociology
Writing & Publishing

Certifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities

Awards

  • UNL Parents' Recognition Award for Faculty and Staff

Work experience

Lecturer

Milwaukee Area Technical College
August, 2019 – Present (about 2 years)

Writing Tutor

Southeast Community College
January, 2018 – August, 2019 (over 1 year)

As a writing tutor, I assisted students with every part of the writing process, such as idea generation, grammar skills, academic conventions, final draft revisions, et cetera. I also kept abreast with current trends in writing center theory and practice in order to facilitate learning for a diverse population of students.

Lecturer

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
August, 2017 – August, 2019 (about 2 years)

As a lecturer, I was responsible for designing and teaching introductory composition and rhetoric courses. This involved creating my own syllabi, teaching, course management, and grading.

Digital Archive Intern

The Walt Whitman Archive
August, 2016 – May, 2017 (9 months)

At the Walt Whitman Archive, I headed a project of XML data migration of over 1,500 book files using XSL transformations; performed web design using XML/XSL, CSS, and HTML; and transcribed and encoded Whitman’s correspondence for the digital archive.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Abolishing Freedom: A Plea for a Contemporary Use of Fatalism (Provocations)

Frank Ruda

Pushing back against the contemporary myth that freedom from oppression is freedom of choice, Frank Ruda resuscitates a fundamental lesson from the history of philosophical rationalism: a proper concept of freedom can arise only from a defense of absolute necessity, utter determinism, and predestination.Abolishing Freedom demonstrates how the greatest philosophers of the rationalist tradition ... read more

Pushing back against the contemporary myth that freedom from oppression is freedom of choice, Frank Ruda resuscitates a fundamental lesson from the history of philosophical rationalism: a proper concept of freedom can arise only from a defense of absolute necessity, utter determinism, and predestination.Abolishing Freedom demonstrates how the greatest philosophers of the rationalist tradition ... read more

Aelia

Jonathan Soler

"A huge original world and an epic rise to power." (The Black List Review)When the mysterious Aelia arrives in the Kingdom of Namos, she cons her way into the nobility and quickly finds herself caught up in the court's violent and ruthless intrigue. Her recklessness will lead her to confront the most powerful characters of the kingdom. But will her cunning be enough to survive their murderous ... read more

"A huge original world and an epic rise to power." (The Black List Review)When the mysterious Aelia arrives in the Kingdom of Namos, she cons her way into the nobility and quickly finds herself caught up in the court's violent and ruthless intrigue. Her recklessness will lead her to confront the most powerful characters of the kingdom. But will her cunning be enough to survive their murderous ... read more

Massachusetts Our Home

Mary Stockwell

Massachusetts, Our Home is a 3rd grade Massachusetts history textbook. The outline for this book is based on The Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Social Studies and teaches history, geography, economics, New England Massachusetts, cities and towns of Massachusetts, and civics and government. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history. The text al... read more

Massachusetts, Our Home is a 3rd grade Massachusetts history textbook. The outline for this book is based on The Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Social Studies and teaches history, geography, economics, New England Massachusetts, cities and towns of Massachusetts, and civics and government. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history. The text al... read more

2008 Tennessee Through Time The Later Years 5th Grade Student Edition (Tennesse)

Various

Tennessee Through Time, The Later Years is a 5th grade Tennessee and United States history textbook. The outline for this book is based on the Tennessee Social Studies Framework Content and Process Standards and teaches geography, geology, history, economics, citizenship, and government. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history. The student edition h... read more

Tennessee Through Time, The Later Years is a 5th grade Tennessee and United States history textbook. The outline for this book is based on the Tennessee Social Studies Framework Content and Process Standards and teaches geography, geology, history, economics, citizenship, and government. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history. The student edition h... read more

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