Professor, Department of English and Director, Center for Film, Media and Popular Cutlure, Arizona State University

Peter Lehman is the director of the Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture at Arizona State University. He is the author of "Running Scared: Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body," "New Edition" and "Roy Orbison: The Invention of an Alternative Rock Masculinity" and coauthor of "Thinking about Movies: Watching Questioning, Enjoying, Third Edition;" "Blake Edwards;" "Returning to the Scene, Blake Edwards, Vol. 2.;" and "Authorship and Narrative in the Cinema."

He is the editor of "Pornography: Film and Culture," "Defining Cinema," and "Close Viewings: An Anthology of New Film Criticism" and coeditor of "The Searchers: Essays and Reflections on John Ford's Classic Western."

He is a former president of the Society for Film and Media Studies.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor, Department of English and Director, Center for Film, Media and Popular Cutlure, Arizona State University

Education

  • 1978 
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ph.D. in Fim Studies