Joseph Hartman

Assistant Professor
Art and Art History and Latinx and Latin American Studies

Office: Haag Hall, 204E
Ph: 816-235-1137
Curriculum Vitae


Joseph R. Hartman has lectured and published widely on modern/contemporary Latinx and Latin American art, architecture, and experience. Hartman’s first book, The Dictator’s Dreamscape: Building Machado’s Cuba (The University of Pittsburgh Press, forthcoming), reconsiders Cuban visual culture within broader histories of nation building, globalization, and U.S. hegemony in the Western hemisphere.

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. in Art History from Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
M.A. in Art History from Toulouse Graduate School, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
B.A. in Art and Spanish from Goshen College, Goshen, IN


His most recent book, “The Dictator’s Dreamscape: Building Machado’s Cuba” (The University of Pittsburgh Press) is forthcoming.