|Dr. Bear holds a Ph.D. in Education, with a specialty in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Southern California. She provides consultation in research design and assistance with the development, writing, and editing of proposals, research papers, journal articles, theses, dissertations, and books. Her clients include graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, and social science and business professionals. Many of her academic clients are international faculty and students.
She is also a consultant to authors and edits books in education and psychology. In addition, Dr. Bear has taught courses in research methodology for Phillips Graduate Institute in Los Angeles, as well as technical writing and business writing for Chapman University in Orange, California. She is also a part-time Research Specialist in the Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Bear has over 25 years of research, writing, and editing experience. She has worked as a research assistant on a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and as a psychological assistant, conducting research on client outcomes, as well as interpreting and writing up the results of psychological evaluations and testing.
She founded Bear's Research, Writing & Editing Service in 1985.