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Radhika Johari

Radhika Johari - Editor

Toronto, Canada

Professional and experienced copy editor specializing in international/ESL academic and nonfiction manuscripts.


I am a proficient and experienced copy editor with particular expertise working with English as a Second Language (ESL) authors. I specialize in academic editing (for graduate students as well as established scholars) across a wide range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. I also have extensive nonfiction editing experience in the field of environmental studies and natural resource management. Apart from offering standard and substantive editing services, I provide a range of author services prior to manuscript submission. These include abstract and content letter development, manuscript reviews, and journal selection support.

English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Architecture Art Business & Management Design Economics Education & Reference Health & wellbeing History Nature Philosophy Photography Politics & Current Affairs Psychology Social & Behavioral Sciences


  • Dissertation fieldwork grant awarded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
  • Doctoral award, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada
  • Doctoral fellowship awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canada
  • Susan Mann Dissertation Scholarship awarded by York University, Toronto

Work experience

Contracted Academic Editor

The Edanz Group (Japan, China, and Global)
July, 2013 – Present (almost 5 years)

I edit a wide range of manuscripts (journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and academic theses and dissertations) across diverse academic disciplines in the social sciences and sciences. I also prepare these manuscripts for journal submission or publication, develop abstracts and cover letters, and provide
expert scientific reviews of journal manuscripts prior to submission.
I have been featured as a star editor in the Edanz newsletter.

Contracted Academic Editor

The Charlesworth Group, Deighton, UK
July, 2016 – Present (almost 2 years)

I provide editing services for authors.

English Language Corrector

European University Institute, Language Centre, Fiesole, Italy
September, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

I am on the panel of English language correctors at the EUI Language Centre.

Roster Editor

United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nagoya, Japan
October, 2014 – October, 2015 (about 1 year)

I was on a roster of editors maintained by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD).

Contracted Academic Editor

Uni-Edit, Sydney, Australia
January, 2014 – Present (over 4 years)

I edit a range of manuscripts ranging from doctoral dissertations to journal articles, book chapters, and books by established authors.
I have received gold feedback (signifying excellence) for assignments.

Consultant Editor

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Bogor, Indonesia
November, 2013 – December, 2014 (about 1 year)

I edited a variety of ICRAF documents, including grant reports, policy briefs, and research documents. I compiled, edited, and synthesized a monograph produced for a collaborative project involving
multiple stakeholders. This involved developmental editing, restructuring, and writing fresh material to produce the monograph.

Contracted Academic Editor

ThinkSCIENCE, Tokyo Japan
August, 2013 – Present (almost 5 years)

I edit a wide range of manuscripts (journal articles and academic dissertations) across diverse academic
disciplines in the social sciences and humanities.

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