Academic Editing, Copyediting & Proofreading

About Me

I’m Lynn Allan Kauppi, working as Codex Editorial Services.

I have a diverse background having studied zoology, been a respiratory therapist, done graduate work in the interdisciplinary humanities, and earned three seminary degrees including a PhD in New Testament.

My personal interests and reading are highly varied: biblical studies, Christian spirituality, history, archaeology, classics, ancient religion, ritual studies, military history, animal behavior, evolutionary theory, geology, literary fiction in multiple genres, and many more.

My Qualifications

  • PhD in New Testament
  • Three-and-a-half years inhouse experience as a reference books development editor at Abingdon Press
  • Twelve years experience as a freelance editor, copyeditor, and proofreader
  • Multiple books edited, copyedited, or proofread in multiple humanities fields
  • Three book cover concepts
  • Formal editorial training at the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies
  • Styles used: Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition (if requested, I’ll use the 16th edition), the SBL Manual of Style, 2nd edition, and the SBL Handbook of Style: Student Supplement.

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