Register of External Editors

The Register of External Editors is a list of professional editors that have been recommended by University of Adelaide academic staff, or who have been accredited by the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd).

All of the editors listed here have agreed to abide by the University’s policy on the editing of theses. Any work arrangements organised between editors and Adelaide University staff or students are a purely private matter between the individuals concerned, and the Adelaide Graduate Research School holds no responsibility for payment of services rendered, nor does it guarantee the quality of any of the services rendered.

For any further enquiries, please contact

Name  Contact details Areas of specialisation 
Adam Jarvis
0424 297 736
Wine and food, business and commerce, corporate sustainability, social sciences, literary fiction and nonfiction
Alison-Jane Hunter
0416 767 893
Technical scientific writing, engineering, agriculture, editing and proofreading in education, linguistics, humanities, literature
All Academic Editing John Mahony All subjects
Alys Jackson
0434 284 796
Editing and proofreading in Education, ESL editing for English as a second language writers, Literary fiction and non-fiction, including creative writing, General science, environmental science and biology
Amanda Webster

IPEd Accredited Editor and academic editor interested in and with experience editing within the following topics: creative industries; humanities (special focus on English language, literature, philosophy); LGBTQIA+; and psychology
Amy Reigle Newland General editor, with focus on humanities: arts, media, communications, history, literature, anthropology, religion and English as a second language
Carolyn Wild
0402 279 707
Zoology, botany, environmental biology
Cecile Cutler
8201 2480
8382 2505
Geography, demography/population studies, regional development, Southeast Asia, Agriculture, health/population, housing/homelessness
Diane Brown
0497 183 816
General/academic/educational editor, research theses (esp. Humanities and Social Sciences)
Edit Bureau
Health sciences, education, business, philosophy, computer science
Elite Editing
1800 246 558
Elite Editing has a team of professional academic editors who cover the full range of thesis topics, with editors available when you need them
Ian Riley Basic and applied life sciences, including microbiology, plant and animal science, agriculture, natural resource management, systematics, molecular biology and more, for theses and manuscripts for publication
Jane Aylen Access Printing
0412 286 677
Social Policy, Literary Studies, Education, Health
John McAndrew
Theses from all disciplines (esp. International students)
Kate Leeson
0459 147 950
Education, health, history, law, music, politics, sociology, women's studies
Kerrie Le Lievre
English and Creative Writing, Arts and Humanities, and Education
Matthew Sidebotham (AE ELS)
ABN 90147809277
Accredited and certified editing + ESL assistance for theses, monographs, research reports + grant applications etc. Social sciences, humanities, education, law, medicine, life sciences, commerce, marketing, media studies, international relations, public policy + more
Miranda Roccisano
0430 498 448
Linguistics, social sciences, education, history, economics
Nina Seja
Arts (including creative writing), humanities, social sciences, education, business, architecture/planning, nursing, qualitative research, grant applications
Nola Farman
0417 757 301
Address Unit 5/ 13-15 Ocean Street, Bondi, NSW, 2026
Visual arts, academic theses, proposals
Ray Adams
0401 609 837 
Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Business, Humanities and more
Rosemary Peers
02 8901 0017
Law, education, business
Sumudu Narayana Immunology and virology, biomedical science, general science, medicine, public health, grant applications, general editing and proofreading
Tanya Lyons
0414 249 842
Address PO Box 580 Macclesfield, SA, 5153
Social Sciences; Humanities; Politics; History; International Relations; Development Studies; Sociology; Anthropology; African Studies; Other Area Studies; Women and Gender Studies; Globalisation; Fiction and Non-Fiction and other generalist areas
Ted McMurchie
0417 817 301
All basic and applied aspects of the life, biomedical and medical sciences including plant, animal and microbiological sciences. Proof-reading and substantive editing services for; manuscript(s) for publication, dissertations, Masters and PhD theses. Professional editing and writing assistance for students having English as their second language. Editing of grant applications, resumes, CVs and job application letters
Valarie Mobley
0409 098 599
Literature, Creative Writing, Film Studies, Education, History, Social Sciences and Health
Wendy Monaghan (AE)
Psychology, social sciences, media and communication, health, history, culture and society, education, politics, public policy, human rights, cultural heritage, sociology, human development, anthropology
Yvonne Miels
8131 0170
0408 130 307
Humanities subjects (especially English literature), medical, dentistry, psychology