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Alison Jacques

Balfour Ave.
Victoria, BC V9A 1R9

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • British Columbia Branch (2014)


Experienced academic/nonfiction copyeditor, specializing in media studies, popular culture, Canadian history, general history, gender and sexuality, and biography; also specializing in revising citations and reference lists/bibliographies.

Recent projects include articles published in such peer-reviewed journals as Business History Review, the Canadian Journal of Communication, Critical Studies in Mass Communication, the European Journal of Humour, and Social Semiotics.

Recent publisher clients include Cornell UP, Fordham UP, Peter Lang, University of Calgary Press, and University of Regina Press.

PhD from McGill University (communication studies, 2014); MA from the University of Western Ontario (media studies, 2006); Honours BA from Simon Fraser University (communication/criminology, 2001).

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Stylistic editing


  • Academic books and monographs
  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Bibliographies
  • Books, general
  • Periodicals, general
  • Reference materials, general
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction


  • Biography
  • Canada
  • Culture
  • Gender studies
  • History
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • Society, general