• Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, USA, 2022
  • Master of Arts, San Francisco State Univ, USA, 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, USA, 2002


Jonathan L. Knapp's primary research focuses broadly on the relationship between media and the environment, and he has ongoing interests in experimental cinema, landscape history and theory, media theory, posthuman theory, and the representation of violence. He has written a book, along with Aaron Kerner, entitled Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media (Edinburgh UP, 2016).