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John C. "Chuck" Chalberg, PhD

Teaches: History & Literature

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About Dr. Chalberg

Dr. Chalberg is a graduate of Regis College (now Regis University) in Denver, Colorado. He holds an MA and PhD in history from the University of Minnesota. He taught American history at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, MN, until his retirement in 2016. He was a Fulbright lecturer in Hungary in 1992 and is a senior fellow for the Center of the American Experiment.

He has performed as G.K. Chesterton on EWTN’s “The Apostle of Common Sense” for a number of years. He performs and lectures as Chesterton at schools and parishes across the country. In addition, he performs as Theodore Roosevelt, H.L. Mencken, George Orwell, and baseball’s Branch Rickey.

His website is historyonstage.net. He has written a biography of Emma Goldman and a dual biography of Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey. He has also edited a volume on the history of American isolationism. He has written for a number of publications, including The Weekly Standard, Chronicles, the Imaginative Conservative, Touchstone, Intellectual Takeout, the University Bookman, Gilbert!, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Dr. Chalberg teaches the following courses:

  • American History
  • What’s Wrong with the World by G.K. Chesterton
  • Introduction to Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  • History of Baseball

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“This class was definitely hard, but entertaining and interesting. The chosen text was fantastic, easy to read, and informative. Mr. Chalberg was the best teacher!”

– Student

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