Corinna Fales Consulting
WRITING & EDITORIAL SERVICES
From development through final copy

Serving Individuals, Educators & Scholars, Service Agencies & Organizations, Consultancies & Researchers since 1995

 
  • Content development
  • Optimal organization
  • Clear, lucid style
  • Complexity simplified
  • Key issues highlighted
  • Actionable recommendations
Corinna Fales

 
 



Columbia University logo Assistant to the Editor, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (JMSE), a publication of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Columbia University    (2012 - present)

Assist Columbia U. professor of mechanical engineering with his responsibilities as the new editor of JMSE. Interface with editor, authors, 16+ associate editors, peer reviewers, and production personnel to ensure that submissions meet JMSE standards and guidelines; and to facilitate a smooth and timely editorial / publication process.

 
The City University of New York School of Professional Studies logo Quality Assurance Specialist (a management position)
City University of New York (CUNY) / NYC Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)    (2009 - 2012)

Ensured quality/consistency of all (100-1,000 page) documents written by 15-member team to create and deliver technical job training to OCSE's 800+ employees.

 
New York City Human Resources Administration Department of Social Services logo Special Projects Writer
CUNY/OCSE    (2008 - 2009)

Prepared OCSE's 2008 annual report with NYC HRA Deputy Director and OCSE senior management.

 
  Freelance Writer/Editor (1995 - present). Sample projects below:
 
Library of Congress logo   Writer/Editor
Library of Congress    (1995 - 1996)

Wrote 100-page field research report (from field notes) for Library. Demonstrated how its digitized, primary-source collections improved humanities' teaching in middle- and high-school classrooms. Co-authored excerpt published in Library Trends (Spring 1997).

 
Routledge Books logo   Manuscript Editor
Routledge Books    (1996 - present)

Most recently: Unintended Outcomes of Social Movements: The 1989 Chinese Student Movement. International Library of Sociology (Deng, F., Routledge Books 2010).

 
New York City Department of Education logo   Editor
NYC Board of Education / Office of Systemwide Evaluation & Accountability    (1999 - 2001)

Edited evaluation reports for review by NYC schools' chancellor and public at large.

 
Merck logo   Editor
Webster Consulting Group, Inc.    (2008 - present)

Restructured reports for Merck and other Fortune 500 clients. Key role in creating new style of presentation increased the consultancy's sales.

 
Lisa Bodnar   Writer
Lisa Bodnar    (2009)

Wrote bio for this Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter (2009); text available at www.lisabodnar.com.

 
Samana College logo   Writer/Editor
Samana College Research Center, Dominican Republic    (2008 - present)

Developed and wrote website content, proposals, news releases, and letters to government officials and to existing and potential partners for innovative study-abroad program. Inspired materials have facilitated the College's working partnerships with US AID, United Nations' officials, Ivy-League universities and historically black colleges/universities, the president of the Dominican Republic, and Bahamian officials.

 
Columbia University logo   Editor
Teachers College, Columbia University    (2003)

Edited text of eLecture for Columbia University's Institute on Complementary Practices. Preserved cultural subtleties and fit between original and web-based lecture materials.

 
Metis Associates logo   Editor/Developer
Metis Associates, Inc. (an education consultancy)    (1999 - 2001)

Developed template to uniformly present 65 evaluation reports written by education experts for one troubled NYC school district. Edited all reports and prepared Summary Report for Metis' vice president to succinctly present findings to district leaders.