Lester FriedmanEmeritus Professor of Media and Society
Joined faculty in 2005
Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.A., Syracuse University
B.A., Alfred University
American-Jewish Images in the Media
Medical Culture British Media in the Thatcher Era.
Society and Media
The Films of Spielberg
The Seventies in American Media and Culture
American Film Genres
Imagining the West
Friedman, Lester and Therese Jones (ed.s) Routledge Handbook of Health and Media. (2022)
Friedman, Lester. Citizen Spielberg (2 nd Edition). 2022
Friedman, Lester. The Sport Film (2020).
Friedman, Lester and Desser David. Tough Ain’t Enough: New Perspectives on Clint Eastwood. (2018)
Friedman, Lester D. and Kavey, Allison. Monstrous Progeny: A History of the Frankenstein Narratives . (2016)
Friedman, Lester (co-editor). Health and Humanities Reader . 2014).
Friedman, Lester D (General editor). An Introduction to Film Genres: History, Themes, and Iconography (2013)
Kavey, Allison and Friedman, Lester (eds.) Second Star to the Right: Peter Pan in the Popular Imagination (2008)
Friedman, Lester (ed.). American Cinema of the 1970s: Themes and Variation . 2007.
Friedman, Lester (ed.). Fires Were Started: British Cinema and Thatcherism ( 2006).