UVa Faculty Fellow
Associate Professor of German Studies
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 (2015). Most recently, he co-edited Anti-Education (2015), a translation of Friedrich Nietzsche's lectures in 1872 Basel, Germany. He has also written for the Institute's journal, The Hedgehog Review: "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. You can follow him on Twitter.
Read the Institute’s Faculty Profile on Chad Wellmon.
Read the Introduction from Organizing Enlightenment: Information Overload and the Invention of the Research University.