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Joanne Ferrier

Joanne Ferrier is based in St. Andrews, Scotland and serves as the Deputy Managing Editor of AoB PLANTS. After completing a Ph.D. at Southampton University (UK) on the use of pathogenic fungi to control insect pests in agricultural systems, she moved into publishing, working as a copyeditor for the Serveis Lingüístics of the University of Barcelona, Spain. As a freelance copyeditor and proofreader of scientific books and journal articles, she joined the Oxford University Press Virtual Editorial Office in 2008, and has since undertaken a range of roles from editorial assistant to project administrator.