Yvonne Dixon

Location: Oxford

Membership Grade: Fellow

Contact Info

Phone: 01869 242311
Email: alldixons@yahoo.co.uk

General Experience

Indexer and proofreader since 1986 and Fellow of the Society of Indexers. My initial training was in-house with a publisher specializing in loose-leaf company law and tax guides. My personal interests include meditation and Qigong. I also work as an Adlerian counsellor, Quaker prison chaplain, and have a degree in French and German and teaching qualification.

Subjects

Accountancy

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

Education (All Areas)

Professional experience as secondary and adult education tutor (languages) and experience of indexing academic titles.

Management

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

Law (All Areas)

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

Popular Law (Works Intended For General Readers)

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

Company Law

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

Criminal Law

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers. I also work as a prison chaplain and take an active interest in criminal justice matters.

Eu Law

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

International Law

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

Legal Tabling

Experience gained in initial in-house training and subsequent experience with academic and professional publishers.

French (Works About)

Experience gained from degree subject and professional work as a secondary and adult education tutor.

German (Works About)

Experience gained from degree subject and professional work as a secondary and adult education tutor.

Nursing

Experience as a nursing assistant before training as a teacher.

Popular Medicine (Works Intended For Lay Readers)

Experience as a nursing assistant before training as a teacher.

Psychiatry/Psychology

Experience as a psychiatric nursing assistant before training as a teacher. Currently working as an Adlerian counsellor/psychotherapist and prison chaplain.

Christianity

Experience of indexing a wide variety of academic texts, also personal experience working as a prison chaplain.

Eastern Religions

Particular interest in and experience of Sufism and Daoism.

Theology

Experience of indexing a wide variety of academic texts, also personal experience working as a prison chaplain.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Qigong practitioner for over 20 years. I also work as a volunteer for the Prison Phoenix Trust which promotes meditation and yoga in prisons.

Crime and Criminology

Experience indexing for academic and professional publishers. I also work as a prison chaplain, take an active interest in criminal justice matters, and volunteer for the Prison Phoenix Trust which promotes meditation and yoga in prisons.

Martial Arts

Practised Karate for over 20 years in the past (2nd Dan black belt) and Judo. Still practise Qigong and Chinese Wushu (Chun Yuen Quan).

Related qualifications

BA Hons French and German (Durham)
PGCE (Oxford)


Other skills

Proofreading
Professional member of Society for Editors and Proofreaders.

Recent indexes include

Angelica Duran, Islam Issa, and Jonathan R. Olson (eds), Milton in Translation, Oxford University Press, 2017
Amanda Anderson, Psyche and Ethos:Moral Life after Psychology, Oxford University Press, 2017
Marie Kolkenbrock, Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler’s Prose: Five Psycho-Sociological Readings, Bloomsbury, 2017
Victor Mallet, River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India’s Future, Oxford University Press, 2017
Marise Cremona, New Technologies and EU Law, Oxford University Press, 2017

Clients Include

Oxford University Press
Hall and Stott
Integra
Wildy & Sons