About Me


I am an Associate Professor of German Studies at the University of Virginia. My primary research and teaching areas include European intellectual history, Romanticism, and media and social theory. My published work includes Becoming Human: Romantic Anthropology and the Embodiment of Freedom (2010) and Organizing Enlightenment: Information Overload and the Invention of the Modern University (2015).

Email: mcw9d [at] virginia dot edu


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