Joanne Muzak

Professional Editor and Writing Consultant


Joanne Muzak is an experienced editor, writing consultant, and project manager. Based in Montreal, Canada, Joanne works with diverse clients from around the world on all kinds of writing projects, at every stage in the process. Recent clients include Arctic and Inuit researchers, Indigenous artists and activists, Canadian academic presses, a Norwegian anthropologist, a Russian memoirist, and local non-profit organizations. She has worked with Dr. Nadine Fabbi, and her colleagues and students at the University of Washington, on the Arctic and International Relations Series since its launch in 2015. In June 2018, she joined Dr. Fabbi, Executive Director of the Aleut International Association Liza Mack, and members of the Korea Maritime Institute in Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, for a workshop that explored the Unangan people’s role in this remote but globally significant region. Joanne holds a PhD in English and Cultural Studies from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She was Canada’s first postdoctoral fellowship in community service-learning, also at the University of Alberta, where she designed and taught interdisciplinary, experiential university courses.