M.A., History, University of Wisconsin, 1981. Passed master's examination (modern European social and intellectual history) with distinction.
B.A. , History, University of Wisconsin, 1979. Minors: Journalism, Spanish.
Specializing in creating publications for nonproÞt groups. Supervised freelance writers, medical editors, illustrators. Clients include Encyclopaedia Britannica, International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, University of Chicago Cancer Research Center, Donors Forum, American Library Association, Old Town School of Folk Music (see client list).
Ran program for visiting Russian scholars. Developed and managed budget, three-month nationwide itineraries. Designed publicity materials and special events. Supervised assistant.
Supervised media relations and promotions for international security journal. Wrote and designed advertisements, press releases, subscription mailings, fund-raising appeals, brochures. Coordinated donor relations and special events. Managed all aspects of direct mail campaigns. Increased media visibility and donations.
Designed and produced monthly magazine. Commissioned illustrations; developed the magazine as a forum for politically active artists. Developed and wrote technical sidebars. Solicited, edited, wrote book reviews. Designed and wrote advertisements, direct mail, annual reports. Designed books. Chernobyl issue won National Magazine Award.
Wrote, designed, and illustrated advertising materials for $60-million company: display ads, wine lists, packaging.
Wrote scripts for "Remembering the '30s and '40s." Interviewed subjects. Researched local history. Selected art, photos, music.
Led discussions of European history, 1500-present. Lectured on Inquisition,
Francis Bacon, Charles Darwin, totalitarianism.
Creative, clever, thorough. Master of Quark XPress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator. Excellent photo illustrator (see samples). Uses time and resources judiciously. Works well with people; patient teacher. Writes clear, lively prose (see samples). Meets deadlines. Fluent Spanish; reads Portuguese, French, Italian.
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