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Jesse Tatum | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 7, 2012

Jesse Tatum

Translator (ES, FR, EL > EN) / Editor / Writer
   United States
  |   Gresham, OR

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Five years of experience translating and editing medical and academic texts from Spanish, Greek and French into English

-Associate Editor for Caucasian Review of Intl Affairs
-MS in Translation from Heriot-Watt Univ (Edinburgh)
-Copy-edited five book-length manuscripts
-Former fellow at Caucasus Research Resource Centers (Tbilisi, Georgia)

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French To English Translation Skills Test
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Greek to English Translation
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Service Description

Areas of specialization:
-Translation: medical, social sciences, politics, literary
-Editing: research essays, dissertations & theses on social sciences; European & Caucasian socio-politics; postmodern & modern literature
-Writing: fiction & creative nonfiction

Translation:
I provide accurate, readable translations from French, Greek and Spanish into English. Much of my work involves medical texts destined for journals. I have also translated large reports on public finance and the MDGs in Africa for the IMF and the African Development Bank.

Editing & Publishing:
As for research and publishing, I have worked for research outfits and universities in France, Georgia, Italy, the U.K. and the U.S., whose work deals with political, economic and social issues. I know how to excise normativity, sharpen prose, and frame the overall argument of almost any essay, book, dissertation or article which is based on my areas of specialization.

Literature:
Having rewritten several novels and parts of novels, I am also available to ghost-write or edit full-length creative manuscripts, fiction or nonfiction.

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Employment

Caucasian Review of International Affairs
Interview Editor
2009 - Present
Editorial assistant for academic journal: writing, editing content; liaison with field experts; conducting interviews for website (see cria-online.org)
Caucasus Research Resource Centers
Fellow/Editor
2009 - 2010
-Social science research & data analysis -Wrote style guide for publications -Edited/wrote several large-scale reports
Centre for European Political Sociology
Translator/Editor
2008 - 2008
Translating, editing and revising political science papers for University's website (see prisme.u-strasbg.fr/workingpapers/)

Education

Heriot-Watt University
Master's of Science--European Studies with Translation
2007 - 2008
Portland State University
Bachelor's of Arts--International Studies; Minor in French Language
2000 - 2003
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research essay
copy-editing
ghost-writing
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