President and Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise, American Enterprise Institute
Arthur C. Brooks is president and the Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise at the American Enterprise Institute. Previously, he taught economics and social entrepreneurship at Syracuse University and spent twelve years as a classical musician in the United States and Spain. A contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, Brooks is also the author of eleven books on topics including the role of government, economic opportunity, happiness, and the morality of free enterprise. His latest book is the best-seller The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America. He has also published academic journal articles and the textbook Social Entrepreneurship.