vanessa.davies.32417

Vanessa Davies, PhD

You know those automated systems where you “Press 1 for English”?

As a project manager, I used to design those systems. Process has always been my jam. Combining that experience with my intellectual background as an expert on the ancient Nile Valley, I have seen to completion projects involving scholarly and cultural content. My diverse experience in grants management, fundraising, compliance, and city planning has positioned me to coordinate projects involving funding, community development, and technological and scientific research.

Researcher, published author, developmental and copy editor, proofreader
Certified citizen planner, co-chair of a city planning and zoning committee

Specializing in the fine arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences (history, art history, archaeology, critical theory, anthropology, religious studies), often on topics related to the ancient cultures of Egypt, Sudan, China, and Korea:
book chapters
book monographs
collected volumes
journal articles

Writing and editing fundraising materials:
donor relations
grant proposals
grant reports
marketing materials
solicitation letters

Selection of services offered:
citation format
clarity, consistency, and tone of argument
data charts
document style
fact checking
flowcharts for systems and processes
organization of argument
sentence construction and meaning
word choice
writing

Philadelphia, PA
US

https://www.vrhdavies.com/

Years in the field: 20
Years freelancing: 7

vanessa.davies.32417

Vanessa Davies, PhD