Shilo Brooks
Instructor • Director, Engineering Leadership Program

Shilo Brooks is Faculty Director of the Engineering Leadership Program in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, with a courtesy appointment in the Herbst Program. He has been a visiting fellow at Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, a fellow at the University of Virginia’s Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy, and a visiting professor in the department of government at Bowdoin College. He is a a member of the executive committee at CU's Center for Western Civilization; a member of the Boulder Faculty Assembly; and a faculty affiliate at CU's Center of the American West. His teaching and writing focus on the relationship between politics, science, and liberal education. His first book, Nietzsche's Culture War, examined Friedrich Nietzsche's critiques of modern science, modern culture, and higher education. 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.