Traci Andrighetti

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Location: Austin, Texas
Work: Foreign Language Education Applied Linguistics Sociolinguistics Italian Dialect/Regional Language TESL/TEFL
Biographical: Editor, proofreader, researcher and translator Editing for native and non-native speakers of English Services offered in English and Italian TRACI ANDRIGHETTI, Ph.D. or (512) 672-9330 EDITORIAL PROFESSIONAL WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION IN ACADEMIC EDITING | WRITING | PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Seasoned academic editor and writer with a Ph.D. from and teaching experience at the University of Texas at Austin and a demonstrated expertise shaping the work of top academics across multiple disciplines − Edited academic research papers, dissertations and master’s theses from diverse fields ranging from medicine to education for dozens of prominent researchers from top academic institutions around the world − Translated fiction and nonfiction from English to Italian and vice versa, ranging from short stories to books, from scientific to legal materials − Taught Italian to undergraduates at the University of Texas at Austin for the past 11 years, lecturing up to three classes per semester; winner of numerous departmental awards and fellowships − Scored national academic exams on four different topics, running the gamut from middle school to college levels, for respected testing institutions such as Educational Testing Service and Pearson − Published dozens of papers and articles on linguistics, sociolinguistics and foreign language education; presented work at major academic and professional conferences HIGHLIGHTS − Routinely cited as one of the top editors and content reviewers (out of more than 1,000 for the former and more than 70 for the latter) at American Journal Experts, an esteemed academic language and content editing firm that requires a current affiliation with and Ph.D. from a top-15 research university as a prerequisite for employment − Edited Italian Cooking, a cookbook for the Culinary Institute of America published by John Wiley and Sons; also edited a consumer title on Italian language and a novel − Promoted to a supervisory capacity by ETS, setting scoring standards for the AP Italian exam as well as training and monitoring over 20 scorers − Taught over 1,300 students (and counting) during my tenure as Lecturer in Italian at the University of Texas at Austin, consistently garnering exemplary student evaluations − Retained as a professional translator (for Italian) by major clients such as Varig (Brazil’s national airline) and Fulbright & Jaworski (a prominent Texas law firm) − Recruited major Texas corporations (such as Continental Airlines, Kellogg, Brown & Root, and the Houston Rockets) and Houston-area governmental organizations for a study of foreign language needs funded by the Departments of Labor, Commerce and Defense; presented findings at the 2007 Texas Language Summit − Contribute regular blog posts for H2Orange, a bottled water created by the founders of Austin-based GSD&M advertising agency, which allocates 40% of proceeds to scholarships at the University of Texas EMPLOYMENT HISTORY American Journal Experts (Raleigh, NC) | Editor and Content Reviewer | 2010–Present The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) | Lecturer | 1999–Present Freelance Editor and Literary Translator (Austin, TX) | 1991–Present Pearson (Austin, TX) | Scorer | 2009–Present Educational Testing Service (National) | Question Leader/Reader | 2006–2009 St. Stephens Episcopal School (Austin, TX) | Middle School Latin Teacher/Assistant to the Headmaster | 1999–2001 EDUCATION The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) | Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education/Applied Linguistics | 2009 The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) | MA in Foreign Language Education | 2006 The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) | MA in History | 1995 The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) | BA in Sociology and Anthropology | 1988 SKILLS Mac and PC proficient; Microsoft Office; Adobe InDesign; Adobe Acrobat Pro; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; proficient in The Chicago Manual of Style, AP Style and APA Style; fluent in Italian PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS American Association of Teachers of Italian American Association for Italian Studies Media Bistro Avant Guild National Italian American Foundation
Favourite Publications: Annual Review of Applied Linguistics Applied Linguistics The Modern Language Journal Foreign Language Annals Italica TESOL Quarterly

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23/12/12 03:34:02AM @khodarahimiyahoocom:

Dear Traci

I have a paper about the role domestic violence in mental health could you please help me to edit this manuscript. Thank you very much.

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