Chris Coats

Senior Education Writer

Christopher was a writer with findingDulcinea from February 2008 until March 2009. Previously, Chris acted as Managing Editor for Absolute Magazine in Marbella, Spain, for three years. Chris was an education volunteer for Peace Corps, on the island of Yap, in the Federated States of Micronesia. Chris has a B.A. in Journalism and Latin American Studies from the University of Texas.

Favorite Web sites:
  Real Clear Politics
  The Hype Machine
  Five Thirty Eight

Most Recent Articles by Christopher Coats

  • Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs, Creator of Apple Computers
    Derided by some, held up as a technological savior by others, Steve Jobs helped launch a wave of personal computer use that has redefined the world’s economy and the way people interact, and he started it all from the comfort of his parents’ garage.
  • On This Day: Explorer Ferdinand Magellan Killed by Pacific Tribe
    On April 27, 1521, explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by a Filipino tribe, months after he had become the first man to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. The surviving members of his crew would sail back to Spain, completing the first circumnavigation of the world.
  • Happy Birthday, Chuck Yeager, American Pioneer of Flight
    Driven by an unshakable sense of duty and a love of life in the air, Chuck Yeager has spent decades pushing the boundaries of aviation and military service.
  • Happy Birthday, Roger Staubach, America‚Äôs Quarterback
    Modest, patient and undeniably talented, Roger Staubach took a long route to NFL stardom, but once there he became one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in NFL history.
  • Happy Birthday, Stan Lee, Godfather of Modern Comics
    Some of the most popular and lasting characters in American comics have emerged from the imagination of Stanley Lieber, aka Stan Lee. His attention to emotion and actual feelings, in a genre dominated by action, has made the man behind Marvel comics among the most successful and widely known figures in comics.