Jonathan Hartmann

Jonathan Hartmann

Dr. Jonathan Hartmann
Lecturer I
Copy editor, Athenaeum Review
Development Chair, Universal Access Employee Resource Group

Writer and researcher in American and media studies. Copy and Line editor of writing from engineering to finance, medicine, and psychology. Collaborator, Consultant, Mentor.

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Tags: Technical Writing Consulting Media Studies HUMA RHET business communication 19th century American Literature postmodern literature

Professional Preparation

Doctor of Philosophy - English (American Studies)
The Graduate Center, The City University of New York - 2005
Master of Arts - Cinema Studies
New York University - 1993
Bachelor of Arts - English and Film
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - 1988

Research Areas

African American Studies - 19th Century American Literature - Cinema and Media Studies - Documentary Film - Life Writing (Biography and Memoir) - Narrative Theory - Postmodernism


The Art of Reviewing 2013 - Book
From Chicago to Watts by Way of Paris and Hollywood: Art-Film Influence on Melvin Van Peebles's Early Features 2010 - Book
The Marketing of Edgar Allan Poe 2008 - Book
'Neither in nor out of Blackwood's': The Marketing of Edgar Allan Poe's Prose Address 2005 - Journal Article
The trope of Blaxploitation in critical Responses to Sweetback 1994 - Journal Issue
The Trope of Blaxploitation in Critical Responses to "Sweetback" 1994 - Journal Article


Writing Fellowship - The Graduate Center, The City University of New York [2003]
Tuition Scholarship - Professional Staff Congress, The City University of New York (CUNY) [2002]
Graduate Teaching Fellowship - The Graduate Center and Queens College, CUNY [2000]
Graduate Teaching Fellowship - The Graduate Center and John Jay College, CUNY [1997]
University Fellowship - The Graduate Center, CUNY [1995]


Copy Editor
Athenaeum Review [2020–Present]
Copyedit and proofread twice-yearly publication of the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History at The University of Texas at Dallas.


A Long View of Mat Johnson's "Pym"
2012/03–2012/03 Northeast Modern Language Association conference, St. John Fisher College, Rochester NY
Political Motivation for Poe's "How to Write a Blackwood Article"
2009/10–2009/10 Third Annual Edgar Allan Poe Conference: The Bicentennial.
"Ball of Wax": Baseball, Blood Sport, and the American Dream
2008/10–2008/10 Film & History Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Reading Poe in an Age of Media Expansion
2007/05–2007/05 American Literature Association Conference, Boston, MA
Masculine Identity in Jonathan Lethem's "Motherless Brooklyn" and Jonathan Safran Foer's "Everything is Illuminated"
2004/02–2004/02 Twentieth Century Literature Conference, Louisville, KY

Additional Information



National Alliance of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE)
North Texas Chapter, Editorial Freelancers  Association (EFA)
ACES, The Society for Editing