March 31, 2022 |
The Harding University American Studies Institute hosted Harvard professor, bestselling author and The Atlantic columnist Arthur Brooks Thursday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium to discuss his research on the “science of happiness.”
Brooks teaches public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and management practice at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Harvard faculty in July 2019, he served for ten years as president of American Enterprise Institute, one of the world’s leading think tanks based in Washington, D.C. Brooks is the author of 12 books, including the national bestsellers Love Your Enemies and The Conservative Heart, as well as The New York Times #1 bestseller, From Strength to Strength, released Feb. 15. He is a columnist for The Atlantic, host of the podcast “How to Build a Happy Life,” and subject of the 2019 documentary “The Pursuit,” which Variety named one of the “Best Documentaries on Netflix” in August 2019. Brooks has been selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s “50 World’s Greatest Leaders” and has been awarded six honorary doctorates.
The event was free and open to the public. A book signing took place following the lecture, and books were available to purchase through the University bookstore.