Shilo Brooks is Assistant Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and Lecturer in the Department of Politics. He was previously Associate Teaching Professor at the University of Colorado, where he was Faculty Director of the Engineering Leadership Program and Associate Faculty Director of the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization.
He is author of Nietzsche’s Culture War, in addition to scholarly and journalistic articles on a variety of topics in politics, history, and culture. His teaching and research interests lie in the history of political philosophy, statesmanship, and the humanities.
Brooks has also held appointments as Visiting Professor of Government at Bowdoin College, Fellow in the Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy at the University of Virginia, and Fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton. He received his PhD in political science from Boston College and his BA in liberal arts from the Great Books Program at St. John’s College, Annapolis.