February 5, 2020

LeMieux Center to Host American Enterprise Institute’s Arthur C. Brooks

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The LeMieux Center for Public Policy will host Arthur C. Brooks, Harvard professor and president emeritus of the Washington, D.C.-based American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd.

Register for the free event here.

Brooks is professor of the practice of public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Arthur C. Patterson faculty fellow at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Harvard faculty in July, he served for 10 years as president of AEI, a leading think tank.

Brooks has written 11 books, including the national bestsellers “Love Your Enemies” (2019), “The Conservative Heart” (2015) and “The Road to Freedom” (2012). He also has published dozens of academic journal articles and the textbook “Social Entrepreneurship” (2008). He is a columnist for the Washington Post, host of the podcast “The Arthur Brooks Show” and subject of the 2019 documentary film “The Pursuit,” which is available on Netflix. He gives more than 100 speeches per year around the United States, Europe and Asia.

Previously, Brooks was the Louis A. Bantle chair in business and government policy at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship. Prior to his work in academia and public policy, he spent 12 years as a professional French hornist in the United States and Spain.

Brooks holds a doctorate and a Master of Philosophy in policy analysis from the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School. He also holds a Master of Arts in economics from Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Thomas Edison State College.


Photo: Arthur C. Brooks, Harvard professor and president emeritus of the American Enterprise Institute, will speak Dec. 2 at a LeMieux Center for Public Policy event.

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