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Dr. Marika Ripke | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 15, 2015

Dr. Marika Ripke

Grant/Academic/Travel Writer/Author & Editor
   United States
  |   Baytown, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $36

I have 20 + years experience with academic writing and editing, and successful grant writing. I am a professional editor (publishers include Cambridge University Press), published book and professional journal author, and professional travel writer (published in International Living Magazine). I have my PhD in Human Ecology (4.0 GPA), M.A. in Child Development with a minor in Writing (4.0 GPA), and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Psychology and minor in Writing. Former employers include the Univ. of Texas, Univ. of Michigan, Univ....

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Skills (10)

Tested
Academic Writing
English Grammar
English
English Proofreading
Creative Writing
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Microsoft Word
Online Writing
Report Writing

Service Description

Grant Writing (secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding from foundations such as the MacArthur Foundation, William T. Grant Foundation, United Way)

Academic Writing (published author in several books including For Better or For Worse and Multiethnicity and Multiethnic Families)

Editor (co-editor of book Middle Childhood Contexts of Development by Cambridge University Press)

Travel Writer (published several articles in International Living Magazine)

Professional Report Writer

Project Manager

Professional Photographer (www.marikaripke.com)

Professional Blog Writer (www.bambooyogaplay.com and kohayoga.com)

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Employment

Jungle to Jungle (nonprofit)
Grant Writer
2012 - Present
University of Michigan & University of Texas
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
2006 - 2008
University of Texas at Austin
Project Manager for the New Hope Project
2004 - 2008
University of Hawaii, Center on the Family
Co-Project Manager, Grant Writer, Report Writer
2004 - 2008
Coordinated computer data intake system for agencies serving homeless in Hawaii; conducted focus groups and data intake training; data entry, management, and cleaning; planned and conducted...
University of Hawaii, Center on the Family
Project Manager for KIDS COUNT, Grant Writer
2003 - 2008
Responsibilities included the coordination, organization, documentation, presentation, and dissemination of social indicator data for the state and counties of Hawaii, as well as national data for...

Education

The University of Texas at Austin
Masters of Arts in Child Development
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The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Human Ecology
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Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Minor in Writing
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Keywords

grant writer
academic
creative writer
editor
author
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