Areas we cover
- Political sciences
Our Social Sciences Editors
Dr Kevin J. Flannelly, PhD, MS
Dr Kevin J. Flannelly received his MS in Psychology from Rutgers University and his PhD in Psychology from the University of Hawaii. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles in 60 different journals in medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, and other social science and healthcare fields. His published psychological studies include research on clinical, cognitive, comparative, developmental, and physiological psychology, and psychopharmacology. In addition to his original research, Dr Flannelly has published numerous systematic, theoretical, and methodological reviews of research in medicine, nursing, psychology, and related fields. He has served on the editorial board of various journals and has been a peer-reviewer for three dozen scientific journals during the past 40 years. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy (Routledge) since 2008, and he is currently a Senior Researcher at the Center for Psychosocial Research in Long Island, New York.
Dr Louise Venables, PhD, MSc, BSc/BA (Hons)
Dr Louise Venables obtained a PhD in Psychology & Psychophysiology at Liverpool John Moores University, an MSc (distinction) in Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience at the University of Liverpool, and a BSc/BA (Hons) in Psychology with Philosophy at the University of Sunderland. She has several years of experience as an academic researcher, which involved the use of ERP, fMRI, MEG and psychophysiological measures. She has published a number of articles relating to cognitive neuroscience (memory, anxiety), neurofeedback, mood and mental effort and biocybernetics. She has also worked as a chartered psychologist, providing both assessment and therapy. She currently works as freelance copyeditor and certified proofreader specialising in the editing of academic texts. Her present work comprises the copyediting of medical journal manuscripts and scientific papers for non-native English speakers (in both UK and US English), and the proofreading of humanities articles. Her specialist areas include psychology, neuroscience, laryngology and otology, and the humanities.