The Dissertation|Editor Team

3500+ Graduates Assisted
500+ Different Universities
200+ Books Published
300+ Journal Articles Submitted

To ensure we offer quality doctoral-level academic services to our clients, all Dissertation|Editor management and editing team members have received a PhD from a top tier University.

Dr. Allen Roda, CEO and Editor-in-Chief

 Our Story

  • D|E is a Better Business Bureau-accredited private firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States.

  • We have been in operation since 2005.

  • D|E is led by a team of professional editors and academics with expertise in writing and data analysis.

  • Our longevity in the field of online educational services is testament to our strict adherence to the highest standards of both academic and professional integrity.

 

  • With over 50 doctorates on staff, we can typically match you with an expert in your field of study.

  • Our work comes with a no-risk satisfaction guarantee. If you spot any errors with our editing, we will make those corrections at no extra cost.

  • If you are based in Europe, we recommend working with our sister company Thesis Editor that is based in the U.K. (click here).

Dissertation|Editor Office

Management Team

Allen Roda, PhD

CEO and Editor-in-Chief

Allen Roda, PhD

CEO and Editor-in-Chief

PhD, NYU
MA, Columbia University

Dr. Roda oversees operations at Dissertation Editor. A former professor and alumnus of Columbia and NYU, Dr. Roda earned his master’s degree and PhD in Music and Anthropology. Passionate about helping students expand their knowledge and succeed, Allen works closely with D|E's management team to ensure our clients receive the highest quality of service.

Lauren Saunders, PhD

Vice President of Editing and Research

Lauren Saunders, PhD

Vice President of Editing and Research

PhD, Literary Studies, University of Denver
M.Phil., Irish Writing, Trinity College Dublin
BA, Creative Writing, Chapman University
BFA, Dance, Chapman University

Drawing on a more than a decade of experience consulting in university writing centers, teaching literature / writing courses, and working as a freelance editor, Dr. Saunders is committed to assisting writers with every stage of the dissertation process. From addressing the minutia of formatting and citation to coaching writers in idea development, Dr. Saunders is responsible for pairing each client with an exemplary editor and ensuring that the process runs smoothly and all clients receive the individualized support they need as they work toward their academic goals.

Rushika De Bruin, PhD

Vice President of Statistics and Data Analysis

Rushika De Bruin, PhD

Vice President of Statistics and Data Analysis

PhD, Industrial Organizational Psychology with minors in Social Psychology and Quantitative Methods, Northern Illinois University
MA, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Northern Illinois University
BA, Psychology and Economics, CUNY Baruch College

Dr. De Bruin is passionate about helping students understand and use data to answer their research questions and make data-driven decisions. Dr. De Bruin manages our team of statisticians and works with clients who require help with any step of the research process. With over 12 years of research experience, she has an innate understanding of both qualitative and quantitative studies and has mentored countless students with their research projects. She is excited about helping simplify the statistics and methodology sections of any project. 

Anna Malik, PhD

Senior Managing Editor

Anna Malik, PhD

Senior Managing Editor

PhD, Music and Sound Studies, New York University (ABD)
MA, Social Anthropology, Queens University Belfast
BFA, Music History, University of Wisconsin

Ms. Malik directs the Editorial Production department and is team lead in managing and overseeing all in-process editorial projects in the department’s portfolio. With over six years of experience in editorial project management, she is intimately familiar with the academic writing and publication processes, and is able to effectively guide students, researchers, and authors through the ups and downs of their project journeys. Originally trained as an anthropologist, historian, and musician, she has taught courses at NYU and held academic fellowships that have taken her to live and work on four continents.

Regina Forner

Front Office Coordinator

Regina Forner

Front Office Coordinator

BA Communications, Augusta University

Regina Forner has been an Administrative Assistant for more than 3 years with a background in Journalism. She is our first line of defense, making sure our clients are greeted with a warm welcome every day.

Marquita Hockaday, PhD

Senior Academic Consultant

Marquita Hockaday, PhD

Senior Academic Consultant

Ian Bailey, PhD

Academic Consultant

Ian Bailey, PhD

Academic Consultant

Ph.D., Geological Sciences, University College London
MSci, Geological Sciences, University College London
Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education), University of Southampton

Dr. Bailey has 22 years of experience working in academia; he was most recently a tenured lecturer in Earth Sciences at the University of Exeter in the U.K, but has also taught at the University of Cambridge and the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. He has published 47 scientific research papers in international peer-reviewed journals and successfully supervised 7 Ph.D. students to completion. Ian has sailed on research drilling vessells in both the Arctic and Antarctic circles and remains an active researcher in climate change and ocean sciences. He has also won numerous awards for his undergraduate teaching.

Julia Karczewski, PhD

Assistant Managing Editor

Julia Karczewski, PhD

Assistant Managing Editor

PhD, Romance Studies, Cornell University
MA, Romance Studies, Cornell University
MA, French, Middlebury College
BA, French, University of California, Irvine
BA, International Studies, University of California, Irvine

Dr. Karczewski is a core member of the Editorial Production team, assisting in the management and execution of all portfolio projects. She enjoys working closely with her colleagues and interacting with clients and editors to carefully guide projects to successful completion. Before coming to Dissertation Editor, she taught first-year writing seminars and French language courses at Cornell university.

Editors, Statisticians, & Consultants

Dr. Sara C.

Editor

Dr. Sara C.

Editor

PhD, Language & Culture, University of Maryland
MA, Liberal Arts & Film Studies, Johns Hopkins University
BA, Communications & Media Studies, Goucher College

Dr. Cole helps students determine how our editors can best assist them in their graduate studies. Having run a dissertation-writing seminar and advised students in diverse fields to support the completion of their degrees, Dr. Cole guides clients through the academic coaching and dissertation writing process. She is an active lecturer and author, focusing on sociolinguistic studies of new media narrative.

Dr. Michael F.

Editor

Dr. Michael F.

Editor

PhD, New Testament & Early Christianity, University of Texas at Austin
MTS, Hebrew Bible, Vanderbilt Divinity School
BA, Religion & Classics, Rhodes College

Dr. Flexsenhar has more than a decade of experience teaching in higher education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is a published author of many peer-reviewed articles as well as an acclaimed book from a university press. A specialist in academic writing, ‘Dr. Flex’ loves helping clients bring their ideas to life. He shepherds projects through the editing process with careful attention to detail and is dedicated to ensuring that your manuscript is of the highest quality.

Dr. Margaret F.

Senior Editor & Consultant

Dr. Margaret F.

Senior Editor & Consultant

PhD, Ethnomusicology, CUNY Graduate Center
BA, English, Douglass College, Rutgers University

Dr. Farrell has been working with Dissertation Editor for five years now as both an editor and administrator. In her current position as Senior Editor and Consultant, she is dedicated to helping our clients achieve their academic goals through careful editing and encouraging consultations. Dr. Farrell sees herself as an ally in your academic journey and gets great joy from seeing our clients succeed. Her doctoral expertise in ethnomusicology has exposed her to a variety of humanities and social science perspectives that inform her editing. Finally, she has over ten years of teaching experience at the university level and continues to pursue research on music cognition in relation to Argentine tango dance.

Dr. Dylan A.

Editor

Dr. Dylan A.

Editor

PhD, Psychology, University of California, Davis

Dr. Caryn A.

Editor

Dr. Caryn A.

Editor

PhD, Educational Psychology & Research

Dr. Loretta C.

Editor

Dr. Loretta C.

Editor

PhD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester

Dr. Latrice D.

Editor

Dr. Latrice D.

Editor

PhD, International Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Angela G.

Statistician

Dr. Angela G.

Statistician

PhD, Psychology, Howard University

Dr. Joseph H.

Editor

Dr. Joseph H.

Editor

PhD, English Literature, Ball State University

Dr. Dylan J.

Editor

Dr. Dylan J.

Editor

PhD, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, New York University

Dr. Laila A.

Editor

Dr. Laila A.

Editor

PhD, English, McGill University

Dr. Lauren L.

Editor

Dr. Lauren L.

Editor

PhD, Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina

Dr. Dena M.

Editor

Dr. Dena M.

Editor

PhD, English, LSU

Dr. Stephanie M.

Editor

Dr. Stephanie M.

Editor

PhD, Industrial Organizational Psychology, University of Puerto Rico

Dr. Rafiqah M.

Editor

Dr. Rafiqah M.

Editor

PhD, education policy studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Adele P.

Editor

Dr. Adele P.

Editor

PhD, French Studies, Brown University

Dr. Dana P.

Editor

Dr. Dana P.

Editor

PhD, Historical Musicology, The Ohio State University

Dr. Jennifer P.

Editor

Dr. Jennifer P.

Editor

PhD, Human Factors Psychology, Wichita State University

 

Dr. Gary P.

Statistician

Dr. Gary P.

Statistician

PhD, University of Maryland

Dr. Jillian R.

Editor

Dr. Jillian R.

Editor

PhD, Psychology, Florida International University

Dr. Patrick R.

Editor

Dr. Patrick R.

Editor

Doctor, Pharmacy, MCPHS

Dr. Jamie S.

Editor

Dr. Jamie S.

Editor

PhD, Art History, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Emily S.

Editor

Dr. Emily S.

Editor

PhD, Social/Developmental Psychology, Brandeis University

Dr. Rita S.

Statistician

Dr. Rita S.

Statistician

PhD, Psychology and Women's Studies, University of Michigan

Dr. Jill S.

Editor

Dr. Jill S.

Editor

PhD, History, Washington University

Dr. Claire Y.

Statistician

Dr. Claire Y.

Statistician

PhD, Psychology, Arizona State University

Thesis Editor (U.K. Office)

Dawn Leach, PhD

Director of Operations, UK

Dawn Leach, PhD

Director of Operations, UK

PhD, Psychology, Kingston University, London
MS, Experimental Psychology, California State University, San Marcos
BA, Psychology, North Dakota State University

Dr. Leach is responsible for overseeing operations of Dissertation Editor Ltd. She has a Master’s Degree and PhD in Psychology. She has lectured internationally, and especially enjoys teaching research design and methodology. She has a passion for research and teaching and loves to see graduate students achieve their goals and fulfill their dreams of obtaining their advanced degrees.

Dr. Karina B.

Editor

Dr. Karina B.

Editor

PhD, University of Leeds

Dr. Mark M.

Editor

Dr. Mark M.

Editor

PhD, University of Oxford

Dr. Sola L.

Editor

Dr. Sola L.

Editor

PhD, University of Manchester

Dr. Kirstie E.

Editor

Dr. Kirstie E.

Editor

PhD, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr. Margot K.

Editor

Dr. Margot K.

Editor

PhD, University of Essex

Dr. Eleonora S.

Editor

Dr. Eleonora S.

Editor

PhD, University of Cambridge

Dr. Sokratis D.

Statistician

Dr. Sokratis D.

Statistician

PhD, University of Surrey, Guildford

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