Robert Draper (born November 15, 1959) is an American journalist, and author of, most recently, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a correspondent for GQ and a contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, he worked for Texas Monthly.
Background and education
Draper attended Westchester High School in Houston, Texas. He is the grandson of Leon Jaworski, who served as a special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal. Draper was active in high school debate. He attended the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in the Plan II Honors program and wrote for the university newspaper The Daily Texan.
After graduation from the University of Texas at Austin, Draper wrote for the Austin Chronicle.