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David LaPorta | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 9, 2012

David LaPorta

Graduate-level writer, social sci/Japanese fields
   United States
  |   Atlanta, GA
  |  5:15 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

I hold a Masters in Anthropology and International Relations and was a research/teaching assistant for 6 years total at three different U.S. universities. My skills include surveying, editing, transcription, data entry, and intermediate Japanese to English translation. I have also written or proofread correspondence for legal and legislative offices.

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Skills (10)

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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Academic Writing
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Report Writing
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Service Description

I am new to this site and currently open to a wide range of opportunities. I would be particularly interested in supporting academic projects, or interview and survey work.

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Employment

Georgia State University, Sociology
Graduate Research Assistant
2008 - 2012
Researched and selected academic literature in support of faculty courses and publication writing. Transcribed and cataloged confidential research files on family and sexuality matters. Assisted...
Mzinga
Japanese Community Forum Moderator
2008 - 2009
Provided online technical support for Japanese Community Forum, Microsoft Office Workspace. Researched current staff and community recommendations for ideal responses to user queries and...

Education

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Master of Arts, Anthropology
2003 - 2006
International University of Japan
Master of Arts, International Relations
1999 - 2001
Carleton College
Bachelor of Arts, Japanese Language
1992 - 1996
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