Professor, University of Virginia
Chad Wellmon is professor of German studies and history at the University of Virginia. He is most recently the co-editor of Charisma and Disenchantment: The Vocation Lectures (NYRB Classics 2020).
A wild muddle
The ethical formation of citizens was once at the heart of the US elite college. Has this moral purpose gone altogether?
The scholar’s vocation
A century ago, Weber both diagnosed the ills of the corporatised, modern university, and pointed out the path beyond it