Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell is the Marcello Lotti Professor of English and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Science and Cultural Theory at Duke University (USA). He is author of three monographs, including Bioart and the Vitality of Media (University of Washington Press, 2010) and Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013), and co-author of the DVDROM Biofutures: Owning Body Parts and Information (U of Pennsylvania P, 2008). He is also co-editor of several essay collections, including Releasing the Image: From Literature to New Media (Stanford UP, 2011), and co-editor of the book series “In Vivo: The Cultural Mediations of Biomedical Science” (University of Washington Press). He has published many articles in humanities, social science, and natural science journals, including Science, The American Journal of Bioethics, Biosocieties.

Instructor, Campus 2016 (Algorithmic Intermediation and Smartness Seminar)