American Studies Institute

Distinguished Lecture Series

This is a photo of Arthur Brooks.

Arthur Brooks

"The Science of Happiness"

March 31, 2022 | Benson Auditorium

The event is free and open to the public, but it will not be livestreamed. A book signing will take place following the lecture. Books will be available to purchase through the University bookstore.

Arthur C. 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.