Chuck Kleinhans

Chuck Kleinhans' research interests include independent film and video, including radical, feminist, and black independent work; subculture reception of mass culture; US culture in the third world; sexual representation in experimental film and video, and in stigmatized sexual subcultures. He is the co-editor, founder and publisher of Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media; 1974-present. Jump Cut content ranges from reportage and reviews to original research and analytical articles. Originally published annually, it circulated 4000+ copies per issue nationally and internationally in print. In 2001 it became a web-based publication at


PhD Comparative Literature, Indiana University
MA Comparative Literature, Indiana University
BA Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin


Chuck Kleinhans

Associate Professor Emeritus




1920 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Graduate Programs:

IPTD; Media, Technology, and Society; Screen Cultures