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  • Shilo Brooks teaches interdisciplinary courses in the social sciences and humanities. His latest book, Nietzsche's Culture War, examines Friedrich Nietzsche's critique of modern politics, culture, and science. He has also written on liberal education and the role that philosophy and the humanities should play in STEM 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 economics. He was also a visiting assistant professor at Bowdoin College, where he taught political theory. A graduate of the Great Books program at St. John's College, he earned his PhD in political science from Boston College. His research interests include the history of political philosophy, American political thought, leadership, and the history of science.


  • Classical and Modern Political Theory, Politics and the Humanities, American Political Thought, Political Economy, History of Liberalism, Leadership Studies, Political Autobiography



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