Rudy Leon

Rudy Leon - Editor

Reno, NV, United States

A non-fiction editor and proofreader, with 15+ years of experience in publishing, higher ed, and librarianship. I help your ideas shine

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Overview

I'm a non-fiction editor and proofreader, with over 15 years of experience in publishing, higher education, and librarianship. This means I can not only help your words sing, I can help make your text accessible to your target audience.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Education & Reference
History
LGBTQ (non fiction)
Politics & Current Affairs
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
June, 2016 – Present (over 2 years)

I provide freelance editorial, indexing, and research services in the social sciences and humanities. I have deep familiarity with Chicago, APA and a variety of house styles

I have provided copyediting services for authors working with a wide variety of scholarly publishers, including Peter Lang , Cornell University Press, Utah State University Press, UMass Press, Taylor and Francis, Routledge, and Sage. I also edit journal articles and white papers.

In addition, I index scholarly works, included Cambridge University Press embedded indexing.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Kickstarting Your Academic Career: Skills to Succeed in the Social Sciences

Jr., Robert L. Ostergard, Stacy B. Fisher

Kickstarting Your Academic Career is a primer on the common scholastic demands that social sciences students face upon entering college or university. Based on the challenges that instructors most often find students need help with, the authors offer practical advice and tips on topics such as how to communicate with instructors, take notes, read a textbook, research and write papers, and writ... read more

Kickstarting Your Academic Career is a primer on the common scholastic demands that social sciences students face upon entering college or university. Based on the challenges that instructors most often find students need help with, the authors offer practical advice and tips on topics such as how to communicate with instructors, take notes, read a textbook, research and write papers, and writ... read more

Leadership: Theory and Practice, 7th Edition

Peter G. Northouse

2016 Recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northou... read more

2016 Recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northou... read more

Mobile and Ubiquitous Media: Critical and International Perspectives (Digital Formations)

What does the phrase "ubiquitous media" actually mean? Individual definitions are just as varied and ubiquitous as the media to which they refer. As a result, there is to date no large-scale theoretical framework through which we can understand the term. The goal of this volume is to provide a diverse set of critical, theoretical, and international approaches useful to those looking for a more... read more

What does the phrase "ubiquitous media" actually mean? Individual definitions are just as varied and ubiquitous as the media to which they refer. As a result, there is to date no large-scale theoretical framework through which we can understand the term. The goal of this volume is to provide a diverse set of critical, theoretical, and international approaches useful to those looking for a more... read more

The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States

Bozena C. Welborne, Aubrey L. Westfall, Özge Çelik Russell, Sarah A. Tobin

The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the headscarf (hijab) in a non-Muslim state. The authors find the act of head covering is not politically motivated in the U.S. setting, but rather it accentuates and engages Muslim identity in uniquely American ways.Transcending contemporary politic... read more

The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the headscarf (hijab) in a non-Muslim state. The authors find the act of head covering is not politically motivated in the U.S. setting, but rather it accentuates and engages Muslim identity in uniquely American ways.Transcending contemporary politic... read more

Competitiveness and Knowledge: An International Comparison of Traditional Firms (Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy)

Knut Ingar Westeren, Hanas Cader, Maria de Fátima Sales, Jan Ole Similä, Jefferson Staduto

In the twenty-first century technology has become global, and firms compete using knowledge and capital. The ‘traditional firm’ has a need for innovation and depends on efficient knowledge management to improve productivity. This book examines five firms that produce the same commodity, white chicken meat, in different parts of the world and under very different conditions. It brings to bear t... read more

In the twenty-first century technology has become global, and firms compete using knowledge and capital. The ‘traditional firm’ has a need for innovation and depends on efficient knowledge management to improve productivity. This book examines five firms that produce the same commodity, white chicken meat, in different parts of the world and under very different conditions. It brings to bear t... read more

Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethics (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)

Twentieth century continental thinkers such as Bergson, Levinas and Jonas have brought fresh and renewed attentions to Jewish ethics, yet it still remains fairly low profile in the Anglophone academic world. This collection of critical essays brings together the work of established and up-and-coming scholars from Israel, the United States, and around the world on the topic of Jewish religious ... read more

Twentieth century continental thinkers such as Bergson, Levinas and Jonas have brought fresh and renewed attentions to Jewish ethics, yet it still remains fairly low profile in the Anglophone academic world. This collection of critical essays brings together the work of established and up-and-coming scholars from Israel, the United States, and around the world on the topic of Jewish religious ... read more

Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers

Robert A. Harris

Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and sentence syntax as tools to make your writing interesting and persuasive. If you want to improve the app... read more

Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and sentence syntax as tools to make your writing interesting and persuasive. If you want to improve the app... read more

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