Editing for the Social Sciences

CambridgeEditors provides superior editorial services for academics and others working in the social science fields. Our careful and expert editing has made us a leader in social science, linguistics, and related industries.

To receive a quote on editing your manuscript, please use our quick form to the right in the sidebar/below. Or, if you prefer, email us at editors@cambridgeeditors.com and include the following information: your name (required); your affiliation (if applicable); your email address for correspondence and your phone number (required), along with the word count of your file, the due date, any special information or requests, and the file itself as an attachment. You may also use our longer Request A Quote submission form.

Our Social Sciences Editors

Our editors hold advanced degrees in a range of Social Science fields and we make sure to match you with an editor with expertise in your field.

Visit our Editors page for more information.

Melissa Ptacek
Rachel Siegel Andrew Bond

▪PhD work in Sociology and the history of sociology, college-level teacher in sociology and political economy, researcher for population economics policy center.

▪PhD in History. Graduate researcher for Nobel Laureate Robert W. Fogel (Economic Sciences, 1993)

▪ MBA in Finance, BA in English; earned the Chartered Financial Analyst charter.

▪Author of a widely adopted college-level text on personal finance; teaching experience in finance and economics at Lyndon State College (VT)

▪Former Managing Editor of Bellwether Publishing, Ltd., a social and earth sciences journal publisher.

▪Ph.D. in Geography; experience in editing books, academic theses, and consulting reports across a range of social science disciplines

Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli  Margaret Puskar-Pasewicz Susan Turnquist

▪ PhD in English literature from Emory University, holds an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities from New York University, and a B.A in English from Smith College. Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs at Brandeis University.

▪ PhD in History

▪ Specializes in history, religion, art history, literature, and women’s studies. Editor and Indexer for Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and other academic presses

▪ PhD in Development Sociology

▪ Fluent in the languages and cultures of France, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thai

▪ Writing and language teacher in the U.S. and Asia

Elizabeth Van Allen Kristie Reilly
Harte Weiner

▪ PhD in European History and BA in French

▪ Editor of scholarly quarterly in American history; launched NEH-funded digital documentary edition on the US Civil War

▪Edited for an academic journal of astrophysics published by the University of Chicago Press. Editing and writing focuses on nonprofit, academic, and political work, with occasional creative nonfiction and poetry projects

▪ PhD in English Literature, MFA in Poetry, and BA in Philosophy with English

▪ Taught on faculties of English at Tufts, Brown, and Harvard Universities

▪ Founder and Lead Editor of CambridgeEditors

Representative Work


▪ Remarkable Contributions: India’s Women Leaders and Management Practices
The Return of the Sun: Suicide and Social Transformation among Inuit in Arctic Canada
▪ “An Inquiry Illustrated by the Armenian-Turkish and Israeli-Palestinian Conflicts”
▪ Motherhood and Class: Gender, Class and Reproductive Practices Among Japanese Single Mothers
▪ “Expanding the School Breakfast Program: Impacts on Children’s Consumption, Nutrition, etc.”
▪ “The Role of the Physician when a Patient Discloses Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration”
▪ Thought++: Plans for a Human Future


Our Social Science editors provide superior editorial services to clients representing a wide range of academic institutions, including:

▪Better World Institute for Thought & Policy

▪Brill Press—New Asian Acquisitions

▪Department of Family Medicine—Boston University School of Medicine

▪Institute for Policy Research—Northwestern University

▪International Relations and Security—University of Liverpool

▪Weatherhead Center for International Affairs—Harvard University

▪Harvard University Law School