Chuck has been an adjunct professor teaching a college undergraduate writing course. He also has given numerous public presentations on government and politics to organizations and other groups.
Chuck is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). His interests include food, popular music and football.
Chuck received a B.S. from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.
Chuck is co-author of the 2012 and 2014 of the Almanac of American Politics, considered the definitive reference resource on state and national politicians. He also has written about politics for National Journal and other publications and wrote a 45-page mini-book on the 2012 elections for CQ Press/SAGE Publications.
As a freelancer, Chuck has been a contributing author to several CQ Press/SAGE Publications textbooks on how Congress works. He has researched and written articles for think tanks, including a 50-page white paper on immigration and border security. He also has written about state government issues for the Christian Science Monitor. Earlier, Chuck wrote about the federal, state and local governments as a reporter for the Albuquerque Journal, Congressional Quarterly and Newhouse News Service.
Chuck is the author of two books dealing with science -- one on climate change aimed at a teenage audience and another detailing the history of the United States' first underground nuclear waste garbage dump. He also has written about related issues for National Geographic.com and other publications.
Chuck has written several long features and covered spot news for the American Public Transportation Association's magazine Passenger Transport dealing with local transit agencies and federal transportation policy.
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