Harding University concludes spring distinguished lecture series with best selling author Arthur Brooks

March 17, 2022 | American Studies Institute |

The Harding University American Studies Institute will host Harvard professor, bestselling author and The Atlantic columnist Arthur Brooks Thursday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium. 

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 is free and open to the public. A book signing will take place following the lecture. Books will be available to purchase through the University bookstore. For more information, visit harding.edu/asi or call 501-279-4497. For other Harding events and free and low cost services available to the community, visit harding.edu/community.

 Harding University is a private Christian, liberal arts university located in Searcy, Arkansas. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, it is the largest private university in the state. Harding’s student body represents students from across the U.S. and more than 50 nations and territories. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate majors; more than 15 preprofessional programs; more than 40 graduate and professional programs; as well as numerous study abroad opportunities including locations in Australasia, Peru, England, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information, visit harding.edu.

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