Alisa C.D. Clark works as a Production Editor for Cell Press in Cambridge, Mass. She started work there as a full-time copyeditor in 2017. Alisa has done freelance and professional editing for academic researchers in various disciplines, including biomedical research, political science, neuropsychology, marketing, applied mathematics, literary history, economics, and public health.
Alisa earned a M.A. in Journalism from Northeastern University in Boston and a B.A. in psychology from Samford University in Birmingham. She began her editing career working with grants and papers at a large neuropsychology lab; during her M.A., she worked with journalists to edit and fact-check news stories, feature articles, and press releases. She also spent time working in public relations, where she edited marketing, advertising, and social media content for a variety of small businesses and professional organizations. Her broad experience has helped her develop a sharp and confident editorial style that consistently satisfies colleagues, clients, and readers alike.