Editing Department Advisors

These faculty members serve as academic advisors for editing students and are available to offer advice to individual students regarding academic matters and the process of finding a job. Your advisor will make sure that you understand the requirements of the major/minor and will explain related opportunities. You must see your advisor after applying for the editing major or minor.


Matt Baker

4045 JFSB

801-422-1253

mattbaker@byu.edu

Pro­fessor Baker’s primary interests are in feedback, social technologies, and employment communication; he has experience in textbook publishing and professional communication.


Alan D. Manning

4053 JFSB

801-422-2974

alan_manning@byu.edu

Professor Manning’s primary interests are in linguistics, especially as applied to editing and technical communication.


Suzy Bills

4092 JKB

801-422-1719

suzy_bills@byu.edu

Professor Bills’s primary interests are in freelance editing and scholarly and corporate publishing; she has experience in business communications and freelance editing and writing.  


Jacob Rawlins

4051 JFSB

801-422-2144

jacob_rawlins@byu.edu

Professor Rawlins’s primary interests are in the dynamics of the publishing industry; he has experience in business communications, scholarly publishing, and freelance work.