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Our editors are both experienced academics and professional editors, which is what allows us to produce work of the very highest standard in the extremely specialised field of academic editing.

Dr Sara Kitaoji, AE, Editor at Capstone Editing

Dr Sara Kitaoji, AE


  • PhD (Literary Translation), International Christian University, Tokyo
  • Accredited Editor, Institute of Professional Editors
  • Master of Arts (Comparative Culture), International Christian University, Tokyo
  • Honours in Linguistics, The University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics), The University of Melbourne
  • Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache (German)
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level 1)

Dr Sara Kitaoji is a highly experienced academic editor, linguist, translator and language teacher. In addition to being bilingual in English and Japanese, she is fluent in German and Italian. She also has some knowledge of French, Spanish and Ancient Greek, and is currently studying Cantonese and Mandarin in Hong Kong. Her love of language and expertise in linguistics makes her a sought-after academic editor for postgraduates and academics from all fields. With over 20 years of experience in tutoring ESL students, she is particularly skilled in understanding the needs of non-native English speakers and writers.

  • Institute of Professional Editors
  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders (UK)
  • Editorial Freelancers Association (US)