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
209A Rockefeller Hall
HB 6106
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.