Jolanta N. Komornicka

Highlight of Qualifications

  • Skilled editor, with training and experience in copy editing and proofreading
  • Trained indexer
  • Extensive experience with academic and fiction writing
  • Effective communicator with experience teaching and tutoring
  • Member of Editors Canada, the Indexing Society of Canada, and the American Society for Indexing


Editing and Proofreading

Experience copy editing academic texts, working with graduate students on Masters and PhD theses. Proofreader and copy editor for the academic journal Architectural Histories. Focus on humanities and social sciences texts. Strong knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed., and APA, 7th ed. Production Editor for Zoetic Press, copy editing and proofreading for the literary magazine NonBinary Review and managing junior editors. Seven years experience tutoring academic writing, helping faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. Excelled in editing and proofreading courses, completed in 2021 through “X” (Ryerson) University.


Excelled in coursework (“X” University) and professional development (ASI, ISC) in indexing, specializing in academic and trade nonfiction texts in the humanities and social sciences.


Experience teaching university-level courses in history at flagship institutions. Wrote and delivered lectures, facilitated discussions, designed assessments, and mentored students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Proven track record of clear communication and investment in research-driven pedagogy.

Recent Work Experience

Freeland Indexer, Copy Editor, and Proofreader (2021 to present)

Zoetic Press

Architectural Histories

Choice of Games

Individual clients

Professor of History (2012 to 2020)

St. Jerome’s University (Assistant Professor)

University of Virginia (Lecturer)

Wheaton College, Mass. (Visiting Professor)

Educational and Professional Development

Certificate in Publishing (2021 to present)

“X” (Ryerson) University

PhD in History (2013)

Boston University

Professional Development

“Indexing the Queen of Sciences–Indexing Theology” (ASI)

“Editing Experiences: Learn from Four Traditionally Published Authors” (Editors Canada)

“NISO Standards” (ISC)

“Read Like an Editor” (IPEd)

Professional Memberships

American Society for Indexing

Editors Canada

History/Archaeology Indexers

Indexing Society of Canada

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