Brown, Diane

Structural and copy editing, proofreading, research, specialising in editing academic books and journal articles, educational books, research theses and assisting scholarly writers whose first language is not English  

Contact details

PO Box 282, Mt Barker SA 5251
0497 183 816


Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER Press) 2011
Full-time editor since 2003. Editing and proofreading for academic, educational and trade publishers, and Australian universities. Clients include Cambridge Scholars Press, Palgrave Macmillan, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER Press), Haddington Press, Indra Publishing, Centre for Eye Research Australia. Australian universities include Adelaide, Melbourne, Monash, RMIT, University of Southern Queensland, La Trobe, Deakin, Victoria and Swinburne
Research associate for five years (Monash University); currently run workshops for academics and research students at Australian universities as a consultant


Grad. Dip. Editing and Publishing (Monash University); PhD Arts/Communication, Language and Cultural Studies (Victoria University); Certificate IV, Small Business Management (RMIT University)

Special skills

Academic editing, proofreading and writing, on-screen editing, publication production, research, teaching editing and writing skills, writing and rewriting, word processing

Areas of expertise

Archival studies, art and the arts, architecture and building, Australian literature, Australian studies, autobiography/biography, biodiversity, bioethics, cultural studies, communications, environment, food security, gardening, gender studies, health, heritage, history, languages, literary fiction, literature, marine biology, media studies, medical sciences, philosophy, political science, religion/spirituality, publishing studies, social sciences, sustainability, travel, wellbeing

Computer software capability

MS Excel, MS Word 2010 and earlier versions

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