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Brook Blair

Brook Blair

Professor & Department Chair

Political Science & International Affairs
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-1563
McKee 339
Office Hours
TR, 2-3:00pm, and by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Political Science & International Affairs
Campus Box 130
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Professor Blair teaches in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs and currently serves as Department Chair.  He teaches a range of courses in the areas of Political Philosophy, Latin American Politics, the Politics of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Political Economy and the History of the State, International Relations, and International Political Economy. 

Other Experience

Professor Blair is an active citizen on campus and serves as UNC’s faculty advisor to the Political Science and International Affairs Club as well as to UNC’s annual constituency of student representatives at the Model Arab League (National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations).

Research/Areas of Interest

Professor Blair’s research areas of interest include political philosophy, the history of ideas, political economy, and state theory.  He is currently working on a manuscript dealing with the ideological crisis of modernity and the emergence of fascism during the interwar years.

Publications/Creative Works



Honors and Awards

His teaching has been recognized in numerous instances, including the Arts and Sciences Teaching Award (2003), a Disability Access Center Certificate for Outstanding Assistance to Students with Disabilities (2004), Favorite Professor Lunch Guest (1998, 2001, and 2002), a National Society of Collegiate Scholars’ Inspire Integrity Award  (2009), the Mortar Board Honor Society (1999, 2005, and 2010), Delta Zeta’s Outstanding Professor Award (2006 and 2007), and Residence Life Academic Recognition (2004, 2005, and 2007).