Writer, Editor, Researcher
M.A. in English, Writing and Linguistics (Honors). Northwestern State University, 2017.
B.A. in History (Honors). Roanoke College, 2013.
Professional Editing. University of California at Berkeley, December 2019.
Teaching English as a Second Language. Northwestern State University, 2018.
Four-year Korean language program, 2018.
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Editor-in-Chief, The Kraze Magazine
Edit web articles and print issues to eliminate errors, improve quality, and maintain style
Write and maintain in-house style guide, serving as authority on consistency and adherence to brand style
Manage, lead, and train a global editorial team of around 20 writers, editors, and translators
Editor, Revolutionaries Press
Co-editor for I Am ARMY
Copyedited The Revolutionary Social Worker supplementary text
Provide general editing, proofreading, and writing services as required per project
Freelance writer and editor
Provide freelance writing, editing, proofreading, and research for various projects
Projects include: editing web articles, researching and writing web content, proofreading manuscripts, creating social media posts, and editing technical manuals.
Courtney Lazore. “BTS Gave Me Back Myself.” In I Am ARMY, Revolutionaries Press, Australia, 2020.
Wallea Eaglehawk and Courtney Lazore, editors. I Am ARMY. Revolutionaries Press, Australia, 2020.
“The Hwarang Warriors: Silla’s Flower Boys.” The Quarterly of East Asian Studies 1, (2014).
Selected Web Articles
“The Legacy of Wandering Youth: BTS’ HYYH Pt. 2, 5 Years Later.” KultScene. Nov. 2020.
“Remembering the Gwangju Uprising.” Revolutionaries. May 2020.
“How BTS Keeps Fans Coming Back For More.” PopCrush. March 2020.
“How the BTS Universe Successfully Engages Thousands of Fans.” The BTS Effect. July 2019.
“Five Reasons New Writers Should Keep Writing.” DIY MFA. April 2019.
“Dangun, Korea’s Foundation Myth.” The Kraze Magazine. June 2017.
“The Impact of a T-shirt: BTS Meets Politics in a Digital World.” The White Paper Project. December 2018.
Presenter, “Success Story: How Storytelling Contributes to BTS’s Brand.” International Conference of Asian Marketing Associations-Korea Advertising Society. Republic of Korea and Online, October 2020.
Panelist, “We, Like BTS, Are Revolutionaries: Exploring the Concept of BTS as Participatory Revolutionaries.” Rhizome Connect. August 2020.
Panelist, “I Am ARMY: Exploring the ARMY Identity Through Autoethnographies.” Rhizome Connect. August 2020.
Panelist, “Bangtan Universe, The Beginning – What is the BU All About?” Rhizome Connect. August 2020.
Presenter, “Artists for Healing: How BTS Helps Fans Heal.” BTS Global Interdisciplinary Conference. Kingston University, London, January 2020.
Presenter, “Hwarang Warriors: The Flower Boys of Silla.” Alpha Chi Super-Regional Convention. Baltimore, Maryland, March 2012.
SELECTED ACADEMIC HONORS & MEMBERSHIPS
TextPhi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Award in East Asian Studies
Susan B. Millinger Award in Ancient History
Kim Kyu Shik Award in Asian History
Korean: High intermediate (completion of a four-year college program)