The Fortunoff Video Archive would not be here today without the vision and leadership of Professor Geoffrey H. Hartman. An eminent professor of comparative literature at Yale, Professor Hartman produced important works on English poetry, as well as helped to pave the way for the study of deconstruction in literary theory in North America. In addition to these impressive achievements, and many others, he was one of the founders of the Fortunoff Video Archive. To honor Professor Hartman, the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has established the Geoffrey H. Hartman Postdoctoral Fellowship. Inaugurated in 2017, the fellowship brings a scholar to the Fortunoff Video Archive for two years to work closely with the collection.