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New Directions in Politics and Public Policy Program Director
Political Science

Dr. Steve DelCastillo is the Director for the Center in New Directions for Politics and Public Policy. Dr. DelCastillo has previously served in the Governor's Office and several public agencies.  He has managed both public/private partnerships and non-profit organizations. He served for several years with the Center for Creative Leadership as a faculty member and researcher where he focused on strategic leadership development. 

In addition, Dr. DelCastillo is currently working together with several Colorado public agencies to develop a High-Tech Hub System within urban and rural communities. The High-Tech Hub System will provide students with the opportunity to 1) work towards a certificate in Data Science, 2) engage in experiential learning through internships and apprenticeships; and 3) collaborate with local businesses and educators within a High-Tech Hub Innovation Lab, designed to generate innovation. 

Dr. DelCastillo currently teaches in the area of political economy with a focus on inequality and its impact on democracy. He has published in the Harvard Hispanic Journal of Public Policy.