CV

Profile: 

  • 16 years in the professional editing business
  • 12 years in higher education teaching Rhetoric, Composition, and Critical Thinking
  • Ph.D. in English
  •  Successful grant-writing and fundraising portfolio
  • Successful corporate sponsor management portfolio
  • Multiple popular and academic publications

Competencies: 

  • Oral and written communication, research and analysis, editing and proofreading, project management, human resources management, teamwork, self-motivation, budget management. 

Skills:

  • Languages: English; French (intermediate); Latin (elementary)
  • Computers: Windows 10; MS Office 2016; Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard; Adobe Creative Suite 6.4 (intermediate)

Honours & Awards:

  • Ian Fairclough Teaching Prize (University of British Columbia, Dept. of English) (2011-2012)
  • Honourable Mention 1/1: “Exemplary Tutor” (Durham University, Dept. of English) (2011)
  • Secretary of State, UK, Overseas Research Studentship ($50,000 CAD) (2001-04)
  • Durham University, Ctr. for 17th Century Studies Studentship ($30,000 CAD) (2001-04)

Education: 

Ph.D., Durham University, UK (2004)

  • English Studies

M.A., Durham University (2001)

  • English Studies

B.A., Honours, Trinity Western University, Canada (1999)

  • English and Drama
  • B.A. (Hons.) includes visiting studentships at:
    • Oxford University (1998)
    • Collège de Jonquiere (1997)
    • Queen’s University (1996-1997)


Relevant Professional Experience: 

Senior Editor/Owner, Dr. Julie Sutherland: Freelance Proofreader and Editor (2001-present)

  • Meticulous editing of diverse documents for clients in North America, the UK and Western Europe, and Asia. 
  • Clients include lawyers, small- and large-business owners, academics, students, filmmakers, civil servants, publicists, and NGOs.
  • Sample Manuscript Editing Projects:
    • Battle Royal:Monarchists vs. Republicans for the Crown of Canada by Dr. David Johnson (Dundurn Press, forthcoming)
    • A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender, 2nd ed. by Dr. Allyson Jule (Multilingual Matters, 2017)
    • Swiss Immigration to Canada: Achievements, Testimonies, Relations by Dr. Ilona Shulman Spaar (Consulate General of Switzerland, 2013)
    • After the Spring: Probation, Justice Reform and Democratization from the Baltics to Beirut by Dr. Johannes Wheeldon (Eleven International Publishing, 2012)
      • Nominated for International Book of the Year at American Society of Criminology (2013)

Academic Coordinator, Shakespeare, Athabasca University (Feb. 2015-Feb. 2017, Limited Term Appointment)

  • Coordinating all administrative and academic aspects of the course
  • Completing major revisions on the current Shakespeare curriculum
  • Undertaking graduate student supervision

Assistant Professor, Cape Breton University (2013-2014, Limited Term Appointment)

  • Teaching first-year English courses in writing and critical analysis.
  • Engaging in research, service to the university, and service to the community.
    • Research includes publishing an undergraduate textbook on historical contextual materials for Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice (Broadview Press, 2014).
    • Service to the university includes participating in the production team for Cyrano de Bergerac at the Boardmore Theatre; creating a series of high-resolution posters using Adobe Creative Suite 6.4 to unite and beautify the Department of Languages and Letters; and sitting on the Grammar Workshop Committee.  
    • Service to the community includes serving as Treasurer for the Bandshell Players’ Board of Directors.

Lecturer, English, University of British Columbia, Canada (2009-2013)

  • Relevant duties include: teaching strategies for university writing, rhetoric, and critical thinking; examining and marking compositions.
  • Applying for grants for research, conferences, and publishing.
  • Publishing and presenting at conferences. 

Instructor, English, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada (2007-2012)

  • Relevant duties include: teaching strategies for university writing, rhetoric, and critical thinking; examining and marking compositions.


Director of Public Relations, Pacific Theatre, Canada (2006-2009)


  • Liaising with federal, provincial, and municipal government.
  • Liaising with media and members of the theatre industry.
  • Writing media releases and grant applications for government funding and funding from the private sector.
  • General fundraising.
  • Human resources.
  • Attending regional and national conferences on the theatre industry.


Assistant Professor of English, Crandall University (2004-2006)


  • Relevant duties include: teaching strategies for university writing, rhetoric, and critical thinking; examining and marking compositions.
  • Applying for grants for research, conferences, and publishing.
  • Publishing and presenting at conferences. 


Select Publications:  (* = Peer Reviewed)

Invited Publications

“Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Productions of Shakespeare.” Romeo and Juliet Study
Guide. UBC Department of Theatre and Film. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010.

“Shared Experience Theatre Company: Brechtian Revolution in London.” The Literary
Criterion. Mysore: University of Mysore Press, 2006: 161-67. *

“Alternative Communities: Utopia and Dystopia in Fletcher and Massinger’s The Sea Voyage.”
Literary Spectrums: Recent Studies in English Literature. New Delhi: Sarup & Sons, 20071-20. 

Articles

“ ‘What beast is this lies wallowing in his gore?’: The Indignity of Man and the Animal Nature
of  Love in The Sea Voyage.” Modern Language Review 107.1 (Jan., 2012): 89-109. *

“Theatre Review: Twelfth Night at Bard on the Beach, Vancouver BC.”  Early Modern Literary 
Studies 14.2 (2008). *

“Obedience to the Inward Oracle: An Analysis of Some Early Quaker Women’s Texts.” Quaker
Studies  6.2. (2002): 135-158. *

Books

Merchant of Venice: Texts/Contexts. Contributing Editor. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2014.
         
Women Who Wreak Havoc: A New Perspective on Early Modern DramaSaarbrücken: VDM
Verlag Dr. Müller, 2010.

Heroes & Villains: The Creation & Propagation of an Image. Eds. Julie Sutherland and C.H.L.
George. Durham: Centre for 17th Century Studies, 2004. *

Chapters in Academic Books

“ ‘Never conquered nor possessed:’ Female Theatre Professionals Present Post-colonial /
Québécois Canadian Shakespeare” in “No other but a woman's reason”: Women on
Shakespeare. Eds. Kujawinska Courtney and Kwapisz Williams. Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
[forthcoming]. *

“Teaching, Curriculum, and Learning” in Continuum Handbook on Seventeenth-Century English
Literature. Eds. Robert C. Evans and Eric Sterling.  New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2010. 225ff. *  

“Victimised Villains and Vilified Victims: The Ambiguous Representation of Heroism and 
Villainy in Beaumont and Fletcher’s The Maid’s Tragedy” in Heroes & Villains: The Creation & Propagation of an Image. Eds. Julie Sutherland and C.H.L. George. Durham: Centre for 17th Century Studies, 2004: 21-32. *

Reviews in Scholarly Journals

Mandy Green, Milton’s Ovidian Eve (Ashgate, 2009). The Seventeenth Century 26.2 (Autumn 2011). *

Pilar Cuder-Domínguez, Stuart Women Playwrights, 1613-1713 (Ashgate, 2011).  The 
Seventeenth Century  27.1 (Spring 2012). *

Scholarly Encyclopaedias

Encyclopedia of Tudor England.  Eds. John A. Wagner and Susan Walters Schmid. 3 vols. Santa
Barbara: ABC- CLIO, 2011.  
·         “Anne Hathaway.” Vol. 2. 568-69.
·         “Drama.” Vol. 1. 366-68.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History [6 vols.].  Eds. 
James Howell et al. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2007.
·         “Chinese Treasure Fleets,” Vol. 3., 49-50.
·         “Exploration and Colonization, European,” Vol. 3., 84-88.

Popular Encyclopaedias

501 Great WritersEd. Julian Patrick. London: Quintessence, 2008.
·         “Andrew Marvell,” 70.
·         “Michel de Montaigne,”42-43.
·         “Tennessee Williams,” 406.

Defining Moments in History.  Eds. Bianca Jackson and Jonathan Morton. London: Octopus
Press, 2008. 
·         “Needle Exchange Pilot Program in Amsterdam,” 550.
·         “Stonewall Riots,” 420.

1001 Novels You Must Read Before You Die. Ed. Peter Boxall. London: Quintet Publishing, 2006.
·         Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb,” 880.
·         The Judge and His Hangman by Friedrich Durrenmatt,”472.