Dania Sheldon (D.Phil., Oxon.)

Editing, Writing, Indexing & Research Services

Brief Résumé

  • * Doctorate in English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
  • * Professional editor, writer, researcher, and indexer experienced in a wide range of fields and genres
  • * Broad knowledge background in academic and non-academic subjects
  • * Well-organized, energetic, and timely
  • Education

  • 2001      DPhil in English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
  • 1994      Master of Studies in English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
  • 1992      Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of British Columbia
  • 1988      Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (ARCT), Performance Piano
  • Relevant Work History

  • 2011 – present      Co-author, National Certification Examinations, Editors' Association of Canada
  • 2005 – present      Freelance Editor, Writer, Image and Permissions Researcher, and Indexer
  • 2008 – 2010           Operations and Publications Manager, Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (volunteer)
  • 2008 – 2009           Editor and Writer, Vancouver Review magazine (volunteer)
  • 2003 – 2008           Education Director, Course Developer and Instructor, two private English language institutes
  • 2005 – 2008           Policy Writer and Editor, British Columbia Provincial Government
  • 1997 – 1998           Freelance Editor and Indexer
  • Associations

  • 2011 – present      Board Member, Vancouver Oxford and Cambridge Society
  • 2008 – 2009           National Executive Member, Editors' Association of Canada
  • 2005 – 2009           BC Branch Executive Member, Editors' Association of Canada
  • 2008 – present      Voting Member, Editors' Association of Canada
  • 2005 – present      Member, Editors' Association of Canada & Indexing Society of Canada
  • Awards

  • * Three-year Commonwealth Association Scholarship for graduate studies, University of Oxford (1993–1996)
  • * Queen Elizabeth Centennial Scholarship, British Columbia Government (1992–1993)
  • * Greek Scholarship, University of British Columbia, top second-year student (1992)
  • * Roy Daniells Memorial Prize, English Department, University of British Columbia, two best essays of the year (1991)
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