Erin Lehman, Ph.D.

Art History Lecturer, Director of Holtzman and Center for the Arts Galleries

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Center for the Arts, 3103 B
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Weekdays by appointment or by hours published on office door.

Education

PhD Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; Dissertation title: Art and the Sportsman, Sporting Art and the Man: Gustave Caillebotte and the Changing Nineteenth-Century Male Body

MA Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA;
Thesis title: Painters of the ‘Noble Science’: Boxing and the Male Body in Early Nineteenth Century European Art

BA History, Haverford College, Haverford, PA; Thesis title: Divergent Goals: The Black Panther Party in Coalition with White Radicals and the Black Community

Study Abroad, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Post-Baccalaureate Studies, Photography and Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Areas of Expertise

Museum Studies, Art History (Survey (Ancient to Modern), 18th, 19th and 20th century European and American, history of photography, museum studies, gender studies)

Biography

Dr. Lehman received her BA from Haverford College and her PhD from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Her dissertation, Art and the Sportsman, Sporting Art and the Man: Gustave Caillebotte and the Changing Nineteenth-Century Male Body, dealt with the confluence of Impressionism, the professionalization of sports and changing ideals of masculinity in the nineteenth-century. Additional areas of research interest and teaching include museum studies, 18th, 19th and 20th c. European and American art, social protest art of the 1960s, history of photography and gender studies. Before coming to Towson, Dr. Lehman was a curatorial research associate at the American Philosophical Society Museum and a Curatorial Fellow at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Courses Taught

  • Spring: ARTH 391 & 591 RESEARCH METHODS ART HISTORY
  • Spring: ARTH 498 INTERNSHIP IN ART HISTORY