Charles J. Wheelan

Senior Lecturer and Policy Fellow
Rockefeller Center

In addition to my work at Dartmouth, I’ve spent time as a speechwriter, a correspondent for The Economist, and a Congressional candidate and in other policy-related positions that inform my academic work.

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My goal is to make important academic ideas understandable to the broadest possible audience and to use these powerful ideas to address real social challenges.

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Personal Website
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy
B.A. Dartmouth College
Master's Princeton University
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Selected Publications

The Centrist Manifesto, W.W. Norton, 2013.

Naked Statistics:  Stripping the Dread from the Data, W.W. Norton, 2013.

10 ½ Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said, W.W. Norton, 2012.

Introduction to Public Policy, W.W. Norton, 2011.

Naked Economics:  Undressing the Dismal Science, W.W. Norton, 2002.