H. W. Brands on Leadership

April 8, 2009


H. W. Brands, biographer and professor of history and government at the University of Texas, Austin, addressed the Hauenstein Center’s Peter Cook Leadership Fellows at their March 2008 meeting.

He has won numerous awards for his teaching and writing. He is author of two dozen books, including biographies of Presidents Andrew Jackson (2005), Woodrow Wilson (2003), Theodore Roosevelt (1997), and Lyndon Johnson (1995). His book, “Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt,” was released on Election Day 2008.