Alisa C.D. Clark is a full-time copyeditor for Cell Press in Cambridge, Mass. She has done freelance and professional editing for academic researchers in various disciplines, including (but not limited to) biomedical research, political science, neuropsychology, marketing, applied mathematics, literary history, economics, and public health.
Alisa earned a B.A. in psychology from Samford University in Birmingham and a M.A. in Journalism from Northeastern University in Boston. 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.