James Horrox

Editor in Los Angeles, California

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James Horrox is a freelance editor, researcher and occasional writer, originally from the United Kingdom, now based in Los Angeles.

Horrox graduated from Newcastle University with a BA in Politics in 2005. After a stint as a researcher in the private sector he spent three years in North America and the Middle East working on his Ph.D (completed in 2011), before returning to England, where between 2008 and 2015 he taught Politics and Social Science at Manchester University, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Salford and the Open University. He moved out to California in 2015.

As an editor James Horrox has worked for government, business and research sector clients in 40+ countries, primarily helping academic authors prepare book and journal article manuscripts for publication. He has contributed to titles from Cambridge University Press, Sweet & Maxwell, Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield, New York University Press, Nova, Sage, Elsevier, Thomson Reuters and Wiley Blackwell, among others.

As a researcher, Horrox has published on various humanities and social science subjects in a range of online and print media, as well as several academic journals, books and reference works. His work as a Policy Analyst with environmental think tank Frontier Group since 2019 has been covered by The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, The Hill, The American Prospect, Haaretz, Inside Climate News, EcoWatch, The National Post, The Vancouver Sun, Daily Mail Online, The Chicago Tribune, The Seattle Times, Salon, Los Angeles Daily News, The Orange County Register, Grist, The Daily Beast, and numerous other national and local news outlets and industry publications.

  • Work
    • Freelance Editor
  • Education
    • Newcastle University