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  Rachel Adams
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I've worked as a writer and editor for more than ten years, focusing on issues involving education, foreign affairs, art and architecture, design, the environment, and history, among other subjects. I am currently the editor of a bimonthly academic journal and quarterly magazine at an advocacy nonprofit in Washington, DC. I also edit a quarterly literary journal and run a small press. You can find out more about me at www.rachelcloudadams.com.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 10 Years
Editor 10 Years
Writer 10 Years
Specialty
Education 3 Years
Arts & Humanities 9 Years
Books & Literature 9 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
9 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Preservation Magazine (3-5), Urbanite Baltimore (1-2), Current History (journal) (1-2), Lady Charlotte Magazine (1-2)
Other Work History
Editor, The Child Welfare League of America
Managing Editor, Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization
Managing Editor, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning
Assistant Editor, Preservation Magazine
Computer Skills
InDesign, Word, Excel, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML, Windows XP
References
Mindy Kay Bricker, Senior Editor, Foreign Policy: mbricker@gmail.com
Linda Spears, Vice President, Policy & Public Affairs, CWLA: lspears@cwla.org
Margaret Foster, Associate Editor, The American Scholar: mfoster@theamericanscholar.org
Associations
Society of Professional Journalists
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Washington, DC. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Lady Charlotte Magazine, 2/15/2014)
In 1951, a tiny Renoir painting disappeared from the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2010, it resurfaced at a West Virginia flea market. Upon its rediscovery, the painting became the focal point of an intensive -- and often confounding -- ownership dispute.
(Preservation Magazine, 6/29/2009)
The Society for Moving Images About the Built Environment (SMIBE), based in California, hosts an annual short-film contest. The 2009 competition, "Story About a Place," involved constructed space and the way that we interact with it.
(CQ Researcher, 4/13/2007)
This article deals with the moral and geopolitical questions raised when art objects are removed from their original homes in order to be displayed in foreign museums.
(Urbanite Baltimore, 2/1/2006)
In the Brewer's Hill area of Baltimore, an architecture firm transformed a vast historic brewery into its modern, dynamic office space.