Arthur Brooks

Social scientist and bestselling author

Social scientist and bestselling author

Arthur Brooks is a bestselling author, former professional musician, and social scientist, whose work has changed the way leaders across the world think about poverty and opportunity. He was president of AEI for 10 years from 2009 until July 2019 and currently holds two roles at Harvard University, as Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and as Arthur C. Patterson Faculty Fellow at the Harvard Business School. Arthur is an in-demand speaker, a Washington Post columnist, and a frequent radio and TV commentator.