David Brooks

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Brady-Johnson Distinguished Practitioner in Grand Strategy; Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

David Brooks is a Brady-Johnson Distinguished Practitioner in Grand Strategy and a senior fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.  He co-teaches the year-long “Studies in Grand Strategy” seminar and courses on moral thought and international affairs.  A columnist for The New York Times, a political and cultural commentator and a bestselling author, he has been a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, a contributing editor at Newsweek and the Atlantic Monthly, and is a weekly commentator on “The Newshour with Jim Lehrer.”  He is also a frequent analyst on NPR’s “All Things Considered. ” His articles have appeared in the The New Yorker, Forbes, the Washington Post and many other publications.  Brooks is the author of Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense. His most recent book is The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement