Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith (PhD, History) is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University's Department of Humanities and Creative Arts. He serves as Director of Public Programming at Miami's regional campuses in Middletown and Hamilton, Ohio.

Recent Essays

Centering Humanity in the Age of the Chatbot

Though the metaphor sounds alarmist, an unimaginable tsunami is barreling down on a complacent world. We may have time to adjust, who knows?

Education and Democracy in Disembodied Times: Emerson and Dewey on Humane Technology

In an age of knee-jerk innovation, the warnings articulated by Emerson and Dewey are more needed than ever. They advocated for applied knowledge, but they also insisted such technology must serve human ends.