Affiliated Copy Editors

If you are in need of copy-editing services, you are welcome to the contact any of the following copy editors that are currently affiliated with the Journal of Philosophy of Emotion (JPE). These copy editors are independent contractors who work directly with authors. They are not employees of the JPE and do not serve as referees for the JPE. The JPE receive $10 from an affiliated copy editor for every article it publishes that has been copy edited by one of the listed copy editors, and authors are required to acknowledge an affiliated copy editor anytime they have a JPE affiliated copy-edited paper published in the JPE.  Please also note that having a manuscript copy edited by one of our associated copy editors does not play any role in any of the JPE's decisions on a manuscript, and the money that the JPE receives also goes towards defraying the JPE's operating costs. If you would like to be listed as an affiliated copy editor with the JPE, please contact the editor-in-chief.

Louise Chapman, DPhil Candidate, University of Cambridge

I offer competitively-priced proofreading services to academics and students. I have ten years' experience proofreading Masters theses, PhDs, and full-length monographs. Several papers I have edited were subsequently published in leading philosophy journals (including Inquiry, the British Journal of History of Philosophy, and Canadian Journal of Philosophy). I have significant experience proofreading documents for those whose first language is not English. My proofreading service includes checking for all typographical, spelling, and grammar errors.

Email: louiserebeccachapman[at]


Nina Cook, BA Hons. Linguistics, BA in Psychology, GDipArts in Modern Languages, GCertTESOL, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

I am a qualified linguist with specialist knowledge of multiple European languages including Latin and Ancient Greek. I am also active in the literary and commercial world, editing for native English writers and translating from Spanish to English. I am well-equipped to give your written work the elegance and clarity it deserves. I have fifteen years of experience proofreading, editing, and translating academic texts (essays, journal articles, Masters & PhD theses, books) for postgraduates and professors around the world. I am truly committed to my clients, promising excellent communication and the highest standard of care.



John Horden, PhD in Philosophy, University of Barcelona

Copy editing works by authors who write in English as a second language, and Spanish to English translations.

Email: hordenjohn[at]gmail[dot]com

Adele Jourdan, PhD in Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

I am a native English speaker offering my services as a professional proofreader and editor. With a Masters degree in English literature and PhD in philosophy, I offer a range of options from correcting grammatical or typographical mistakes to more in-depth revision of sentence construction and flow ensuring textual clarity and readability. 

Email: jourdan[dot]f[dot]adele[at]gmail[dot]com


Marieke Krijnen, PhD, Ghent University

I am an academic copyeditor with a PhD and seven years’ experience in full-time copyediting. I am an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) and have a Professional Editing Standards Certificate from Queen’s University, Canada. I have taken many other copyediting training courses. I’ve worked on dozens of journal articles, improving grammar, punctuation, flow, and overall consistency, checking basic facts and logic, and formatting them according to specific guidelines or a certain editorial style. I also fix footnotes, citations, and bibliographies. 

Email: info[at]mariekekrijnen[dot]com


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Emanuele Martinelli, PhD Candidate, Università della Svizzera italiana/University of Lugano, Switzerland

I offer translation, copyediting and proofreading services for philosophical and literary writings. I am a native Italian speaker, based in Switzerland, and I've been studying, writing and working in English everyday for some years now. I'm currently a graduate student in philosophy, specializing in political philosophy and social ontology, taking some courses in economics and IT too. I'm also a registered freelance translator, with 2 years of experience both in the academic, professional (mainly technical and marketing) and literary (I'm both a published novelist in Italy and a translator of novels) fields. My prices are of course inclusive of high-quality and deadline-respecting works, as well as of the process of communicating with the author for corrections and interpretation checks.

Language: EN (from and into), IT (from and into), FR (From)

Email: emanuele[dot]martinelli[dot]1996[at]

Simon Mussell, DPhil in Social and Political Thought, University of Sussex

Language editing (for authors writing in English as a second language) and has published on German critical theory, affect, and feeling.

Email: simon[dot]mussell[at]gmail[dot]com

John Ramsey, PhD in Philosophy, University of California, Riverside

I am an academic editor, specializing in philosophy and the adjacent humanities. I offer copyediting and proofreading services. The majority of my clients are multilingual or early-career academics. My goal is to help improve the readability of your written work while maintaining your voice.

Email: john[at]


Simone Webb

I am an experienced academic copyeditor and proofreader looking to take on more direct clients. I have edited a range of philosophical articles and texts in different areas, from undergraduate essays to submissions to top journals. I can provide a basic proofreading service or substantive, detailed editing work to improve and clarify your writing. I can also provide comments on the argumentative structure of the piece.

Email: simone.webb.93[at] or simone.webb.16[at]

Sean Winkler, PhD in Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Research Fellow at Vienna Circle Institute

I am a native English speaker and have worked as an English-language proofreader for 7 years (2 years in an official capacity and 5 years freelance) and have experience with texts both from fellow native English speakers as well as those who write in English as a second language.  I have worked on everything from course papers, articles, academic theses (MA, MPhil and PhD) to book manuscripts, some of which have gone on to appear in academic journals such as Australasian Journal of Philosophy, History of Political Thought, International Journal of Philosophical Studies and Philosophical Investigations or in works with publishers such as Brill, Leuven University Press, Oxford University Press and Springer.  My primary area of copy-editing/proofreading expertise is in philosophy, but I have also worked on pieces in law and theology.  In addition to my proofreading work, I have 5 years of experience as a writing tutor and 1 year as an English-language instructor.

Email: winklersp[at]