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D.E. Wittkower, Assistant Professor

wittkowerD.E. Wittkower joined Old Dominion in 2011, and holds a Ph.D in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University. His work focuses on the application of value theory (ethics, aesthetics, and social/political philosophy) to technology and popular culture. He has edited books on Facebook, the iPod, Monk, and Philip K. Dick, and has written articles and book chapters on topics such as friendship online, self-identity in social networks, copyright in ebusiness, copyright in the music industry, Fullmetal Alchemist, the phenomenology of audiobook listening, the genre of detective stories as social criticism, loyalty in the workplace, the unforeseeable prominence of cuteness in online culture, and interdisciplinary research methodology. He also freelances for Speakeasy, arts and culture blog of The Wall Street Journal, and has recorded a dozen audiobooks that have been downloaded over sixty thousand times.

Reach Dr. Wittkower by email at: dwittkow@odu.edu or by Skype at ID: d.e.wittkower

For more information view his academia.edu profile here