Charles C. Moskos (May 20, 1934 – June 2, 2008) was a sociologist of the United States Military and a professor at Northwestern University. Described as the nation’s "most influential military sociologist" by the Wall Street Journal, Moskos has long been a source for reporters from the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today and other periodicals. He is perhaps most well known as the author of the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, which governs the conduct of homosexual service members.
Death of Charles Moskos "died peacefully in his sleep after a valiant struggle with cancer." Charles Moskos was 74 years old at the time of his death