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.
His teaching and research interests lie in the history of political philosophy, statesmanship, and the humanities.  He is author of Nietzsche’s Culture War (2018), in addition to scholarly and journalistic articles on a variety of topics. 
Brooks has also held appointments as Visiting Professor of Government at Bowdoin College and Fellow in the Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy at the University of Virginia. 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.