Erin Lehman, Ph.D.

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

Dr. Erin Lehman

Contact Info

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


PhD Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

MA Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

BA History, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

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)


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

  • ARTH 109: Art and the Human Body
  • ART 351: Writing About Art
  • ARTH 391 & 591 Research Methods Art History
  • ARTH 485/681: Seminar in Art History
  • ARTH 495: Independent Study in Art History
  • ARTH 498 Internship in Art History
  • ARTH 795: Directed Readings in Art History
  • ART 880: MFA Project