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Harvard Professor and Author To Speak At Convocation On Critical Issues

A professor from Harvard, best selling author and columnist will be the featured speaker at the 2021 Convocation on Critical Issues hosted by Missouri Western this fall.

Missouri Western Tuesday announced Dr. Arthur C. Brooks as the featured speaker at the 28th annual R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 30. The event will be held at the M.O. Looney Complex Arena on the campus of Missouri Western.

Dr. Brooks will also be the guest of honor and participate in a question-and-answer session during the annual Convocation Luncheon at noon that day.

Dr. Brooks is the William Henry Bloomberg Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Harvard faculty in July of 2019, he served for ten years as president of the Washington, D.C.- based American Enterprise Institute (AEI), one of the world’s leading think tanks.

He is the author of 11 books, including the national bestsellers “Love Your Enemies” (2019), “The Conservative Heart” (2015), and “The Road to Freedom” (2012). He is also a columnist for The Atlantic, host of the podcast “The Art of Happiness with Arthur Brooks,” and subject of the 2019 documentary film “The Pursuit,” which Variety named as one of the “Best Documentaries on Netflix” in August 2019.


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