Chad Wellmon

Chad Wellmon is Associate Professor of German Studies and History. 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.