PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Free-lance Writer, Editor, and Translator — 35 years experience as both a freelancer, and as staff writer and editor for a range of non-profit organizations, with publications in dozens of newspapers, magazines and journals. Additional free-lance work including advertising, promotional, and direct mail copywriting; political analysis and commentary; technical writing; editing and correction of English language manuscripts written by non-native speakers; and Dutch to English translations.


1990 - 1992, Publications Editor — Center for Economic Conversion, Mountain View, CA 94041
1989 - 1991, Associate Editor — Peace Review (Palo Alto, CA), an international quarterly addressing issues of peace and conflict resolution
1989 - 1990, Publications Editor — Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
1986 - 1992, Contributing Editor and Contributing Writer — Metro, a weekly San Jose, CA newspaper, producing a weekly news article with a political or social focus, and additional features and cover stories
1987 - 1988, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Marketing — Resonate, Inc., Menlo Park, CA 94025. Co-founder of a company developing and publishing music software
1980 - 1986, Assistant Director — Humanitas International Human Rights Committee, Menlo Park, CA 94026, USA. Served as chief staff writer and editor of quarterly newsletter, and developed public programs for the human rights organization founded by singer Joan Baez in 1979
1979 - 1980, Director of Public Relations — Native American Center for the Living Arts, Niagara Falls, New York 14303, USA 
1976 - 1978, Instructor of English — Université de Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa

EDUCATION:
State University of New York at Buffalo (1975 - 1976), Master of Arts in Humanities, Concentration in creative writing and literature
Tufts University, Medford, MA (1970 - 1973), Bachelor of Arts (cum laude)

LANGUAGES: English, Dutch, French