David Brooks Looks for a Few Good Sociologists

While more conservative in his politics than many sociologists, Brooks often writes about topics of interest to the field and its practitioners while alternating between columns on Washington-based politics and essays on broad cultural and social issues.

Given Brooks’ interest in the social sciences in general and sociology in particular, former American Sociological Review editor Jerry A. Jacobs spoke with him about his work and how the field might facilitate more reporting on sociology.