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Charles Rousseaux - Senior Communications Specialist (detailee)

Charles Rousseaux is a Senior Communications Specialist in the Office of Technology Transitions for the Department of Energy (DOE). He is on a detail from DOE’s Office of Science, where he has served since 2010.

Charles started as a Senior Writer in the Office of Science and then became its Editorial Services Manager, leading a team in managing the flow of content from DOE’s national labs and research facilities to the Office of Science homepage and then out on its communications channels. He also created and led the Science Writers Group, which grew into a community of some 70 content creators across DOE’s national labs. In 2015, Charles led media outreach for the Finals of the National Science Bowl, one of the nation’s largest science competitions.

Prior to coming to DOE, Charles served as a speechwriter for the president of Georgetown University. He was also an editorial writer for The Washington Times and a speechwriter for senior officials at the Department of the Interior, the Department of Health and Human Services and NASA.  

Charles holds a MPS in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University, an MS in Biology from Wayne State University and a BA in History from the University of Michigan.