David McCullough

David McCullough has been called a "master of the art of narrative history." His books have been praised for their exceptional narrative sweep, their scholarship and insight into American life, and for their literary distinction. In the words of the citation accompanying his honorary degree from Yale, "As an historian, he paints with words, giving us pictures of the American people that live, breath, and above all, confront the fundamental issues of courage, achievement, and moral character."...See more

Personality Profile For David McCullough

The following is a personality profile of David McCullough based on his work.

David McCullough is heartfelt, somewhat insensitive and skeptical.

He is calm-seeking, he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, David McCullough is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.

He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and tradition. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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