Charles F. McElwee is assistant editor of City Journal. His writing has appeared in City Journal, The American Conservative, The Atlantic, National Review Online, The Weekly Standard, and others, including the Hazleton Standard-Speaker.
A native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, McElwee previously worked in government affairs in Harrisburg, and the economic-development sector in Hazleton, where he spearheaded revitalization projects, from downtown renewal to neighborhood-improvement efforts.
McElwee has a B.A. in history from Lebanon Valley College and an M.P.A. in public administration from the University of Pennsylvania.