Resume of Lucinda W. Treadwell, ms, bels

Copyediting in the Biological Sciences

Professional Qualifications and Experience

Certified by Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS)
Freelance copy editor, nature field guides and references
• More than 50 flower and animal field guides, technical references, and studies; books in archaeology, social sciences
• Proficient in Chicago style, WordPerfect 8, MS Word and Word for Mac using Track Changes
list of books edited
Freelance copy editor, all types of short writing
• Diverse range of business, academic, and personal writing
• Copyedit, proofread, format manuscripts and bibliographies per specified style guide: MLA, APA, CSE, AP, Chicago/Turabian, journal styles, in MS Word with Track Changes
Editorial Assistant (part-time)
Sept 1998–Feb 2000

University Press of Florida, Gainesville
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Aug 1998–May 2001

Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville
ENY 5810, Information Techniques in Research, 4 semesters
• Taught principles and standards for graphing of data for publication, coached and assisted students in weekly computer lab tutorials in word processing and other programs, evaluated weekly homework, including correct formatting of bibliographies per journal and CBE 3rd and 6th guidelines.
Previous career in printing production, quality control, coordination
Prior to 1989

Boston, MA, and Portland, ME
• Six years in advertising and print production coordination and quality control for ad agencies and corporate, preceded by twelve years’ craft experience in all phases of pre-press operations in printing and publishing, including typesetting, proofreading, and paste-up of textbooks.


University of Florida, Gainesville

Department of Entomology and Nematology
All but dissertation, all course work and research completed for PhD in Entomology. Biological control of insects and weeds.
University of Maine, Orono
Department of Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences
MS, Entomology. Life history of a nut-infesting weevil
May 1996
Undergraduate courses in biological sciences and agriculture
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
BA, Sociology, minors in English, Psychology
May 1968

Publications, Papers, and Presentations

Treadwell LW, Cuda J. 2007. Effects of defoliation on growth and reproduction of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) [PDF, 0.4 MB]. Weed Sci 55: 137–142. [Abstract]

Treadwell LW, Cuda J. 2004. Architecture of invasion: the case of Brazilian pepper tree [conference presentation]. Weed Science Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.

Treadwell LW, Cuda J. 2003. Effect of defoliation on growth and fruit production of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae) [conference poster, PowerPoint, 2.8 MB]. 7th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions, 3–7 Nov, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. [thumbnail]

Treadwell LW, Cuda J. 2002. Population dynamics of meristems among defoliated Brazilian pepper trees: consequences for growth and reproduction [conference presentation]. Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Miami.
Honorable Mention, student presentations

Treadwell LW. 2002. Insects Explained: A basic guide to insect identification [website].

Treadwell LW. 2001. Biotic influences on resource allocation: defense against herbivores [class presentation]. BOT 5655, Physiological Plant Ecology, Univ. Fla., Gainesville.

Treadwell LW, Storch RH. 1997. Observations on phenology, development, and mortality of larvae of the hazelnut weevil (Curculio obtusus (Blanchard): Curculionidae) in nuts of beaked hazelnut (Corylus cornuta Marshall: Betulaceae) in thickets in Maine [PDF, 2.1 MB]. J NY Entomol Soc 105: 221–229.

Treadwell LW. 1996. Aspects of larval development, intershrub movement, and nut infestation by the hazelnut weevil (Curculio obtusus) utilizing discrete shrubs of beaked hazelnut (Corylus cornuta) [PDF, 8.0 MB]. MS thesis. Univ. Maine, Orono. [thesis presentation]

Treadwell, L. 1996. An introduction to the identification of caterpillars [introductory entomology lab handout and key, PDF, 161 KB]. Univ. Maine, Orono.

Nov. 2015

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