Professor (Adjunct) of Law
Peter Brooks is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Comparative Literature Emeritus at Yale University.FULL BIOGRAPHY
Education & Curriculum Vitae
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1965
M.A., Harvard University, 1962
A.B., Harvard College, 1959
- Narrative in Law and Literature
Peter Brooks is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Comparative Literature Emeritus at Yale University. A scholar of law and the humanities, Brooks served for a decade as Founding Director of Yale University’s Whitney Humanities Center, which he again led from 1997–2001. He previously chaired Yale University’s Departments of Comparative Literature and of French. He is the author of 14 books, among them Reading for the Plot, Troubling Confessions, and the forthcoming Seduced by Story: The Use and Abuse of Narrative. Brooks has published in The New York Review of Books and The New York Times Book Review, among other forums. He received a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from Harvard University. As a Marshall Scholar, he studied at University College, London, and he also completed coursework at the University of Paris.