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Claire Wyckoff


Claire Wyc​k​off is a writer, editor, and coach, specializing in business and professional books. For several years, Claire held senior positions with the American Management Association, including Publisher of the association’s book division. After leaving the AMA she worked in print, ebook, and online publishing fields. During this time, she also taught editing at NYU.
 
The books Claire has authored or ghostwritten include Top Careers in Two Years: The Arts, and Top Careers in Two Years: Technology, (both Facts on File, 2007) and The Right Leader (Wiley, 2009), Becoming an Effective Executive Coach (AMACOM, 2011), and Opinions Throughout History: Social Media (Grey House, 2018). She has also published articles on executive selection in journals such as Forbes, Chief Executive, and HR.com.
 
Claire holds a BA in history from Mount Holyoke College and an MA in education from NYU, where she also completed her course work in technology and management. ​She has been a director of the National Council of Teachers of English, the Children’s Book Council, the Lower Eastside Center, and the New York Junior League. She teaches Copyediting III for the Copyediting Certificate Program.