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Timothy McKisson Mennel Edit Profile

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Timothy McKisson Mennel, American Magazine editors Recipient Haldeman prize for notable misapprehension The New Nothing,1995. Figurehead The New Nothing, Brooklyn, since 1994. Member Players Club.


Mennel, Timothy McKisson was born on May 17, 1968 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert McKisson and Gisela Irmgard (Gebhart) Mennel-Bele.


Bachelor in English, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1989. Master of Arts in Geography, University Minnesota, 2004. Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University Minnesota, 2007.


Editor Comico the Comic Company, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1989-1990. Editorial assistant Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 1990-1991, production editor, 1991-1994. Managing editor Artforum Magazine, New York City, 1994—1996, Andy Warhol Foundation Visual Arts, 1997—1999.

Senior copy editor Random House, 1999—2002. Project manager Municipal Art Society New York, 2007. Freelance editor, since 1994.

Senior editor American Planning Association, since 2008. Visiting lecturer Carleton College, University Minnesota.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Figurehead The New Nothing, Brooklyn, since 1994. Member Players Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cultural exploration, cooking, beer brewing, community outreach.


Robert McKisson Mennel-Bele

Gisela Irmgard (Gebhart) Mennel-Bele