David Brooks

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

David Brooks has been an op-ed columnist for The New York Times since 2003 and is a commentator for “PBS Newshour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Brooks also teaches at Yale University. He was a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, contributing editor at Newsweek and The Atlantic, a reporter and editor at The Wall Street Journal, and worked at The Washington Times. Brooks began his journalism career as a police reporter for the City News Bureau. He has authored three books, most recently The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement.

Videos/Audio of David Brooks

Some people seem to lead inner lives that are richer and more substantive than the rest of us. How do they do it? This... See more
Featuring:A Synthesis of the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival by Jim and Deb Fallows.A Conversation with David Brooks and Tom... See more
A discussion with Katie Couric and David Brooks on love and life. See more
There has been a lively debate about the purposes of a higher education and the degree to which it is about acquiring... See more