We are a team of professionals who provide professional proofreading and editing services in various disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences. We also coach and mentor individuals who are writing academic essays, dissertations, and books in the form of writing workshops, self-publishing workshops, and effective writing practices tutorials. Our skilled editors are dedicated educators and experts in their respective academic discipline. They hold PhD degrees in English, Literary Studies, History, and Humanities. All of them are currently serving as professors in their discipline of study; they have taught English, Literature, Composition, Rhetoric, ESOL, History, French, and other subjects. They are multilingual educators and writers who have worked with various writing styles or standards, including the following:
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- Modern Language Association (MLA)
- American Psychological Association (APA)
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- CSE Style: Biology and Other Sciences
Brief Bios about our Main Editors:
Celucien L. Joseph (PhD) is an Associate Professor of English. He is an intellectual and literary historian and Christian theologian. He is the Founder and President of Hope for Today Outreach, a faith-based and non-profit organization. Dr. Joseph holds an M.A. in French language and literature from the University of Louisville (Louisville, KY). In addition, he holds an Advanced Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in Biblical and Theological Studies, from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY), and a Master of Theology (Th.M.) in New Testament, from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX). He received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX), where he studied Literary Studies with an emphasis in African American Intellectual History, Caribbean Culture and (English) Literature, and African American Literature. Professor Joseph’s second PhD in Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics is from the University of Pretoria (Pretoria, South Africa). He is a prolific writer and has written eleven academic books (5 single-authored books, and 6 edited volumes) and more than three dozen book chapters and peer-reviewed academic articles. He writes poetry and has native fluency in French and Creole, and possesses reading knowledge in Greek and Spanish.
Marvin E. Hobson (PhD) has been an educator since 2002 with experience in teaching English and Reading at the middle and high school levels. He started at Indian River State College (IRSC) in 2007 as an adjunct, and in 2008 he became an instructor of Developmental English in the Learning Assistance Department. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2011 and Associate Professor in 2014. In addition to enthusiastically teaching Developmental English, he has also taught Developmental Reading and Student Success. Most recently, English Composition has been added to his repertoire. On August 15, 2012, Dr. Hobson was awarded IRSC’s coveted Endowed Teacher Chair. He is extremely elated about his project that created and established the Zora Neale Hurston (ZNH) Center for Writing Across the Curriculum, which introduces students to job-specific writing opportunities while preserving the ZNH legacy of ethnographic writing.
Dr. Hobson began his studies at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Farmingdale, where he received his A.S. in Business Administration while working for Chase Bank. Then, he transferred to the SUNY University at Albany. He went on to earn a B.A. in English Literature and a M.S. in Reading Education while working as an intern for the New York State Education Department and a grants administrator for the New York Health Department. He obtained his PhD. in English Literature and Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where his triangulated dissertation focused on the ethnographic and biblical representations in the dramas of ZNH, S. Ansky, and Tyler Perry.
Dr. Hobson serves on various committees at IRSC such as the Academic Review Committee, the Honors Program Committee and the Institute for Academic Excellence – Reading Committee. Most recently, he served as President of the Florida College English Association, a statewide organization which unites college and university faculty and graduate students in an annual conference, which Mr. Hobson and IRSC hosted in October of 2014. Dr. Hobson is the author of one book and many academic articles. He is fluent in Portuguese and has advanced reading knowledge in Spanish.
Alex Shelby (PhD) is an Associate Professor of History. He holds an MA in American Diplomatic History from the University of New Orleans and a Ph.D. in Middle East History from Florida State University (FSU), and he is fluent in Arabic, Ottoman Turkish, and he has research knowledge in Hebrew and Persian. He specializes in Middle East and Islamic Studies and is currently working on his manuscript, which deals with American-Egyptian relations during the Yemeni Civil War in the 1960s. While at FSU, Alex worked for the Fulbright – Institute of International Education and the U.S. State Department to promote international education and cultural understanding. He is the author of one book and has published many articles in prestigious academic journals. He is a published author and fluent in Arabic , and possesses reading knowledge in Hebrew and other languages.