Katherine J. Lehman, Ph.D.

Katherine J. Lehman, Ph.D.

Chair, Associate Professor of Communications
klehman@albright.edu
Masters 118
610-921-7291

Ph.D., University of New Mexico
M.A., University of Illinois at Springfield
B.A., Asbury College


Areas of Expertise

  • Film and television studies
  • Journalism
  • Cultural history
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Cultural studies

 

Areas of Research

Selected Publications

Those Girls: Single Women in Sixties and Seventies Popular Culture. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2011.

“Woman, Divided: Gender, Family and Multiple Personalities in Media.” Journal of American Culture, March 2014 (37:1), 64-73.

“’All Adventurous Women Do’: HBO’s Girls and the 1960s-70s Single Woman,” in HBO’s ‘Girls’: Questions of Gender, Politics and Millennial Angst, eds. Betty Kaklamanidou and Margaret Tally, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

“Defying Gravity: Fox’s Glee Provides a Bold Forum for Queer Teen Representation,” in How Television Shapes Our Worldview: Media Representations of Social Trends and Change, eds. Deborah A. Macey, Kathleen M. Ryan, Noah J. Springer and Stylés I. Akira, Lexington Books, 2014.

“Fragmented Femininity: Postfeminism, Motherhood and Multiple Personalities on Prime-Time Television,” in Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity Across Content, Audiences and Production, Third Edition, Rebecca Ann Lind, ed., Pearson, 2012.

Research collaborations

2014: Kelsey Zenna,  Moving Toward Madam President: The Glass Ceiling and Gender Bias in the Media
2011: Sarah Bruno, Paving the Way: Designing an Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
2010: Sarah Bruno and Sarah Bear, Using the Past to Transform the Present: Engaging Women’s History in Higher Education,” Lehigh University Feminism in Practice conference
2010: Emily Duke, Plus-Size Models in Fashion Print Advertising

Courses Taught

COM 219 – Magazine & Feature Writing

COM 250 – Media & Society

COM 260 – Communication Theories

COM 390 – Multiplatform Writing

COM 480 – Senior Seminar in Mass Communication Research