Shilo Brooks

Shilo Brooks is Director of the Engineering Leadership Program in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and holds a courtesy appointment in the Herbst Program of Humanities in Engineering where he began his career at CU. He is also a member of the executive committee at the Center for Western Civilization, Thought, and Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences.  His teaching and writing focus on leadership, political theory, and the relationship between liberal education, science, and technology. His latest book, Nietzsche’s Culture War, examines Friedrich Nietzsche’s critiques of modern culture, modern science, and higher education. He was previously a fellow in the Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy at the University of Virginia where he taught courses on American politics, and he has also taught political theory in the department of government at Bowdoin College. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Boston College, and his B.A. in liberal arts from the Great Books Program at St. John’s College, Annapolis.