Conservation Writing Pro
Conservation Writing Pro
Communicate your conservation message with clarity!

Michelle Baker, PhD can edit your documents to bring clarity to your conservation message.

In addition to teaching and writing, since 2010, Michelle Baker, PhD, has worked as a freelance technical editor, including for the last 6 years as an academic journal editor for American Journal Experts, where she has worked in the following subject areas: accounting, art, business, economics, education, environmental policy, ethics, finance, history, information/library science, linguistics, literature, management, marketing/PR, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy, social sciences, social work, and sociology.

Michelle has also worked extensively with environmental science publications in the regulatory context, including all of the following:

 Annual Reports
 Environmental Impact Statements
 Policy and Guidance
 Best Management Practices
 Federal Register Notices
 Recovery Plans
 Briefing Papers
FOIA Responses
 Section 7 Consultation Documents
 Biological Opinions
 Grant Proposals
 SSA Reports
 Compatibility Determinations
 Habitat Conservation Plans
 Technical Reports
 Environmental Assessments
 Law Enforcement Reports
 White Papers
 NEPA Documents

With a PhD in English Language and Literature from The Catholic University of America, Michelle brings unparalleled linguistic expertise to your project. After two decades’ experience teaching environmental scientists how to write more clearly, she also brings experience and solid, practical know-how.

As a technical editor, Michelle brings —

·an appreciation of the many audiences to whom you write;

·an understanding of business, science, and government contexts;

·an awareness of the statutory, regulatory, and professional requirements under which you work;

·the ability to quickly navigate your templates and styles;

·experience combining multiple voices to improve document flow;

·a deep understanding of logic and experience conveying complicated logical chains to multiple audience types;

·the ability to combine the big picture with attention to detail;

·a dogged persistence to getting it right; and

·an insatiable curiosity about language.