Eleanor M. Farrell
P.O. Box 320486
San Francisco, CA 94132-0486
Writing, editing graphic design and publishing experience in both technical and creative fields. Administrative, supervisory, research and teaching skills. Organized, conscientious, and efficient at completing assignments and meeting deadlines.
Web Design and Publishing Experience
Creative and technical publications utilizing graphic design, spreadsheet and database systems, desktop and web publishing techniques; mostly Macintosh, also PC/Windows experience. Applications: QuarkXPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Filemaker Pro, etc.
Book design and layout
Editor, Mythprint, Mythopoeic Society monthly bulletin, 1997-2007
Editorial Secretary, Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics, UCSF Dept. of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, 1997
Editor, The Costumer's Scribe, Greater Bay Area Costumer's Guild newsletter, 1990-1996
Editor, Butterbur's Woodshed, Mythopoeic Society fantasy literature amateur press, 1994-1999
Book and film reviews, articles: Elysian Fields Quarterly, Arthuriana, Monterey Peninsula Herald, The Costumer's Scribe, Costumer's Quarterly, Mythlore, Mythprint, Norland Chronicles, 1977-present
Technical writing and editing for Mead Johnson Nutritional Science Resources Department, 1970-1972
Michigan State University yearbook staff member, 1966-1969, editor-in-chief, 1970
Historical Masquerade Co-director, CostumeCon 26, Santa Clara, CA, 2008
Papers Coordinator, 38th Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XXXVIII), Berkeley, CA, 2007
Mythopoeic Society Program Coordinator, Tolkien 2005: 50 Years of The Lord of the Rings, Birmingham, UK, 2005.
Program Book, 35th Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XXXII), Ann Arbor, MI, 2004.
Publications, 32nd Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XXXII), Berkeley, CA, 2001.
Registrar, 31st Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XXXI), Volcano, HI, 2000.
Chair, 26th Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XXVI), Berkeley, CA, 1995.
Publications Coordinator, CostumeCon 12 (annual costumers' convention), Santa Clara, CA, 1994
Research and Administration
Experimental techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology. Management of research lab including buying, contracting and grant financial planning and record-keeping, training and supervision. Environmental health and safety regulatory issues and compliance, including training, liaison with other department laboratories, participation in department safety committee and planning and execution of disaster drills.
University of California, San Francisco, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, 1989-1996
Stanford University, Palo Alto, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1988-1989
Engenics, Inc., Menlo Park, California, 1986-1987
University of Colorado, Boulder, Dept. of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 1982-1986
Mead Johnson and Company, Evansville, Indiana, Nutritional Science Department, 1970-1972
Teaching and Educational Support
Teaching college-level biological science courses; design of new courses, lab experiments, lecture demonstrations and audio-visual aids; academic counseling.
1972-1982: University of Colorado, Boulder, City College of San Francisco, Chapman College Residence Education Center (Fort Ord), Leeward Community College (Pearl City, Hawaii), Honolulu Community College (Honolulu), University of Hawaii (Honolulu)
Michigan State University, B.S., 1970, Microbiology (Honors College)
University of Hawaii, M.S., 1976, Microbiology
University of Colorado, Boulder, 1980-1986, Medieval Literature and History courses
Center for Electronic Art, Desktop Publishing Certificate, 1998
City College of San Francisco, 2006- , Chinese language and Asian studies
- Mythopoeic Society
Board of Directors: Mythprint Editor 1997-2007
also Mythopoeic Awards Administrator
- International Costumer's Guild (Greater Bay Area Costumer's Guild chapter)
Vice President and Newsletter Editor, 1990-1996