Charles has expertise in both academic writing, poetry, long-form fiction, blogging, and product reviews. Charles has additionally worked as a copywriter in the past. In particular, Charles has proven to be adept at taking broad prompts and developing strong writing with minimal direction. They can take on a wide range of projects and is comfortable writing in different styles and on different topics.
Charles's academic research has ranged from public health to machine learning. Charles has professional training as a computer programmer and has merged data science with public health to great effect.
Additionally, Charles is a professional musician with a broad interest in music and the arts.
As well, Charles and their partner have a little homestead where they garden, raise animals, and do lots of cooking!
Charles received their P.h.D. from the University of California San Diego in the summer of 2021. Their dissertation research focused on the relationship between cigarette smoking and exposure to traumatic events. They have had their work published in leading public health journals including Drug and Alcohol Dependence and Lancet Public Health.
Charles has a Public Health P.h.D. and is well-published in academic journals. Their work has been published in leading journals such as Lancet Public Health and PLoS Medicine. They apply advanced quantitative strategies in their research and have proven to be an effective science communicator, particularly for a lay audience.
Charles is a professional musician and songwriting. Their music is streamed by thousands of people on a monthly basis. Their original music has been compared to songwriting greats including Bob Dylan and Townes Van Zandt. Charles also writes reviews of music albums for customers of their private Patreon page. Additionally, Charles creates online lessons, communicating how to play music to students.
As a child of the 90s, Charles has extensive experience blogging. From personal blogs touching on music, cooking, and existential questions to business blogs discussing the role of factory farms in advancing climate change, Charles has extensive experience writing blog posts across a range of topics.
Charles is a well-published academic writer, with projects in fields ranging from public health to civil engineering. Charles has displayed a strong ability to take complex ideas and make them easily digestible for a lay audience.