David Brooks

Senior Fellow

Brady-Johnson Distinguished Practitioner in Grand Strategy

David Brooks is 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 he is a weekly commentator on "The Newshour."  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.



Brooks teaches one course for students in the Jackson Institute’s programs and co-teachs the weekly seminar “Studies in Grand Strategy”.