Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant - Editor

Bloomington, IL, USA

Best editor on the planet, or one of them anyway. 30 years experience in educational and academic publishing.

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Since 2019 I have done academic copyediting for the University of Oklahoma Press in a variety of topics: American history, western history, political science, national parks, biography, rodeo and animal care, and health care. Previously, I worked as a copy editor, production editor, and managing editor at a number of publishers, including the University of Nebraska Press, the National Council of Teachers of English, McKnight Publishing, and Glencoe Publishing.

I have degrees in English and Physical Geography, and my writing experience extends to a stint as a service information writer for Caterpillar Inc. and to my role as a program coordinator at the Illinois State Water Survey, where I became familiar with the Microsoft Track Changes system. I have a wide background in the sciences and am as comfortable with scientific concepts as with literary topics.
English (US)
Biographies & Memoirs
Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences
Religion & Spirituality

Work experience

Freelance editor

June, 2019 – Present (over 3 years)

Mulitple editing projects for University of Oklahoma Press in the following categories:

Political Science (Eisenhower and the U-2 Affair)
Military History (The War of 1812 in New York State)
Biography (George Armstrong Custer)
Western History (The Sioux Wars)
National Parks (Pecos National Monument)
Animal Rights (Rodeo in Canada and the U.S.)
Public Health (Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis in Arkansas and Worldwide)

Visiting Coordinator

Illinois State Water Survey
October, 2002 – October, 2013 (about 11 years)

Maintained large surface and groundwater withdrawals database as basis for research and water planning throughout Illinois.

Analyzed and plotted annual data using ArcGIS.

Presented findings in annual reports and at statewide conferences.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

John Finerty Reports the Sioux War

Finerty, John, Hedren, Paul L.

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