Editor Profiles

Please click on the names below to read more about each of our senior editors.

 

Nathan B. Olive, M.Sc.

Nathan is the Founder and Chief Editor for Easy English Editing. Nathan grew up in the United States, and later moved to Europe where he studied and worked in a variety of international settings, including Denmark, Germany, Romania, Spain, and Sweden. He speaks five languages with varied degrees of fluency and has become highly skilled at communicating across cultural and linguistic boundaries.

Nathan obtained a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology with a secondary focus in electronics engineering from James Madison University, in the United States. He spent the next several years working for Dr. Jeffery Urbauer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Georgia. Nathan later resumed his studies by earning a master of science and engineering in sustainable energy planning and management from Aalborg University, in Denmark.

Nathan went on to work for an international wind project developer based in Denmark. He was a key member of the company’s Business Development team, which evaluated and developed wind power opportunities around the world. Nathan was the only native English speaker in the company. As a result, he was relied upon to provide input on countless activities outside his assigned role, from sales and marketing to contract writing.

During Nathan’s time at Aalborg University he was employed by Dr. Henrik Lund, one of Aalborg’s most esteemed faculty members and editor in chief for “Energy: The International Journal.” Nathan’s task was to evaluate the quality of written English for submissions to the journal. Nathan read and commented on thousands of papers during his employment, and gained a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by researchers attempting to publish in the English language. This experience led Nathan to form EEE, which is specifically designed to help researchers navigate the international publication process in English.

 

John Olive, Ph.D.

Dr. John Olive hails from the United Kingdom, but has resided in the United States with his wife and two children (including EEE founder, Nathan Olive) for over three decades. John obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics education from Emory University in 1985, and retired in 2012 with emeritus professor status from the University of Georgia.

During his tenure, John became one of the world’s foremost figures in the field of mathematics education. He delivered key-note presentations at numerous international conferences and has conducted graduate level workshops at esteemed institutions in Korea, Vietnam, Turkey, Mexico, and South Africa. John served as faculty advisor to dozens of Ph.D. candidates with a wide range of nationalities.

John has published more than 30 peer reviewed articles and papers and is co-author of a full length book that represents the culmination of 20 years research into children’s constructions of fractions. He continues to sit on the advisory boards of several NSF-funded research and development projects.

As a senior editor for EEE, John brings unparalleled experience to the team. He provides direct editing assistance on mathematics and educational content, as well as advising on all topics related to academic publishing. 

 

Travis D. Pope, M.Sc.

Travis brings international experience to the EEE team by serving as a senior content editor within the fields of economics, politics, international relations, and history.

Travis is intimately aware of the challenges faced by non-native English speakers. He taught English as a second language to students of all ages and ability levels for over five years in Seoul, South Korea. He has edited a wide range of professional publications including project proposals for a joint venture between Hyundai Motors and Stanford University, conference papers by a leading spine surgeon, and internal communications for LG Electronics.

Travis earned a master’s degree in international economics from the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in history from James Madison University. Travis currently works as a research analyst for a leading trade firm in Washington, D.C.

 

Caitlin R. Keenan, M.F.A.

Caitlin has been a freelance writer and editor, writing creative, technical, marketing, and academic documents, for ten years. She has a B.A. in history and theatre from Eckerd College and an M.F.A. in writing from Savannah College of Art and Design. During graduate school Caitlin taught writing courses to many international students. Caitlin currently works as a writer and editor for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Centers for Civilians in Conflict. In addition, she is a published fiction writer and essayist whose work has appeared in many literary journals.

Caitlin has significant experience editing papers in topics such as: public health, arts, humanities, literature, and philosophy. She is an expert on technical writing styles as well as writing and editing techniques.

 

Gregory J. Sproull, M.Sc.

Gregory provides expertise as a senior content editor for subject matters that are focused in ecology, evolution, botany, and conservation biology, etc. His extensive background and experience within scientific education, technical writing, and academic research is a valuable asset to the EEE team.

Gregory earned his master’s degree from the University of Denver in biology with a concentration in plant ecology. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University. He has worked on a variety of consulting and academic projects that have been published in peer-reviewed international scientific journals and he was the recipient of the U.S.-Polish Fulbright Research Grant in 2014. Moreover, he fully understands the difficulties that come with writing in non-native English, as he taught advanced-level writing to ESL students in South Korea for two years in addition to editing myriad academic grant proposals and research articles for international colleagues.