Matthew B. Crawford (University of Virginia)
Matthew Crawford is a senior fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He earned his BA in physics from UC-Santa Barbara and his PhD in political philosophy from the University of Chicago. He has published articles on ancient Greek philosophy, neuroscience and the philosophy of science and has written regularly for The New Atlantis. His books include Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work (Penguin, 2009) and The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015).