Chris Talgo

Chris Talgo is the editorial director and research fellow at The Heartland Institute and a contributing editor at

about chris talgoChris Talgo joined The Heartland Institute in August 2017. He edits a variety of Heartland publications, including newsletters, op-eds, reports, and Research & Commentaries. Talgo frequently writes op-eds, articles for Health Care News and Environment & Climate News, and hosts podcasts.

Prior to working at The Heartland Institute, Talgo taught U.S. history and American government for five years in Bluffton, South Carolina. He served on the Town of Bluffton Accommodations Tax Committee and was elected precinct delegate for his voting district. He is an avid reader of history and social science.

He enjoys watching and playing sports and competes in 5k and 10k runs.