Claudia Haagen



Claudia Haagen


B.A. (History/English), B.Ed. (Elementary Curriculum), M.A. (Anthropology); ABD (all but dissertation); Editing Certificate, SFU.

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Claudia Haagen Editing

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Certified editor, published author, specializing in academic writing, government reports, and newsletters.

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My areas of interest and academic training are wide-ranging—social sciences, humanities, health, economics, and education—and I’ve lived, studied, and worked in both Canada and Australia. I have over 30 years of professional experience in research and writing. My recent training and current services include structural editing, copy editing, citation and document formatting—with expertise in preparing and editing academic papers, job search papers, theses and dissertations, newsletters, conference proceedings, and a wide variety of government reports.

Skills Academic consultation, Canadianization, Copy editing, Document conversion (e.g., PDF to Word), Document formatting, Editing, Education and instructional editing, Fact checking, Non-fiction editing, Online editing, Picture research, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Reference checking, Research, Rewriting, Structural editing, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Website content creation, Writing, Writing advice
Subject / Areas of Interest Academic editing, Biography/memoir, eBooks, Education, ESL – English as a Second Language, Fiction, Fine Arts, Geology, History, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Poetry, Preparing transcripts, Psychology, Social Sciences, Technology, Women's issues
Types of Publications Annual Reports, Audio/Visual presentations, Books, Briefing notes, Brochures, Conference proceedings, Correspondence: government, Correspondence: personal, eBooks, Magazines, Newsletters, News releases, Personal stories, Policy documents, Reports, Theses – Dissertations
Citation styles AMA Manual of Style, AP (Associated Press), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, CP (Canadian Press), In-house styles, MLA