Dr. Arthur Brooks: The Pursuit of Happiness and True Success
The Brauer Lecture: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Westminster is pleased to announce that social scientist, bestselling author, and Harvard professor Dr. Arthur Brooks will deliver the College’s inaugural Brauer Lecture at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
Location: St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury.
Titled “The Pursuit of Happiness and True Success,” Brooks’ lecture is free and open to the public. A 30-minute question-and-answer session will follow the event.
Brooks led the American Enterprise Institute, one of the world’s top think tanks in Washington, DC, for a decade before accepting a position in 2019 as the Arthur C. Patterson Faculty Fellow at Harvard Business School in Cambridge, MA. He is also a public leadership professor at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Brooks previously taught economics and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY.
Brooks melds his professional experiences and personal philosophies into his speaking engagements, newspaper columns, and collection of bestsellers.
A frequent contributor to The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, he is also known widely for his 2019 Netflix documentary The Pursuit.
Brooks earned a PhD in policy analysis in 1998 from the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School in Santa Monica, CA. He received a master’s degree in economics in 1995 from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, and a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1994 from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, NJ.
His upcoming lecture on the Westminster campus is part of the newly formed Brauer Lecture Series, which is designed to bring to campus world-renowned speakers who will address the contributions of free enterprise to economic growth, public policy, and world affairs.
*This event is subject to change.
About the Brauer Lecture Series
Sponsored in conjunction with the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, The Brauer Lecture Series seeks to highlight the leadership characteristics of its speakers. Featured lecturers are encouraged to discuss how their values guide their daily lives while also highlighting the importance free-market economics.
This lecture series is designed to bring to campus world-renowned speakers who will address the contributions of free enterprise to economic growth, public policy, and world affairs.
The Brauer Lecture Series is made possible by a generous gift from Stephen F., ’67 ΦΔΘ, and Camilla T. Brauer of St. Louis, MO.