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Emeritus Professor, Film and Media Studies in English, Arizona State University

Peter Lehman 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" Lady Chatterley’s Legacy in the Movies: Sex, Brains, and Body Guys," "Thinking about Movies: Watching Questioning, Enjoying, Fourth 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 Cinema and Media Studies.


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


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