Melissa is a native English speaker from the United States. She attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, and achieved a degree in Spanish Literature with minors in political science and philosophy.
For 12 years, she has worked in Germany with individuals and businesses, students and professors, scientists and medical doctors to improve the language of documents such as marketing brochures, surveys, executive presentations, technical documents, bachelor's and master's theses, publications for postdoctoral lecturer qualification (habilitation), postgraduate dissertations, book chapters, and articles. She can also help you ensure that your thesis, article, or chapter meets the stated standards of your academic institution or publisher. Editing provides an opportunity for writers and communicators to sharpen their language and elevate the impact of their work.
As a professional editor, Melissa is passionate about her job and holds herself to high standards of accuracy, clarity, and concision. In her 30-year business career, she has been in marketing, sales, training, copywriting, political speechwriting, and technical writing. She has worked as a business and academic editor for 12 of those 25 years.