Chad Wellmon

Associate Professor of German Studies

University of Virginia

Chad Wellmon is Associate Professor of German Studies. His teaching and research interests include European intellectual history, Romanticism, and media and social theory. His published work includes Becoming Human: Romantic Anthropology and the Embodiment of Freedom (2010) and Organizing Enlightenment: Information Overload and the Invention of the Research University (forthcoming). He has also written for the The Hedgehog Review on "Why Google Isn't Making Us Stupid...or Smart" and "Knowledge, Virtue, and the Research University." Wellmon is also editor of the blog, The Infernal Machine.