Peter Decherney

Peter Decherney
English
Professor of English and Cinema Studies
Fisher-Bennett Hall 211
215.746.3156

Peter Decherney is Professor of Cinema Studies and English at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a secondary appointment at the Annenberg School for Communication and an affiliation with the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition at Penn Law School. He is the author or editor of five books including Hollywood’s Copyright Wars: From Edison to the Internet and the forthcoming Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction. He is co-editor of the journal Critical Studies in Media Communication and has testified before the Copyright Office of the United States and filed amicus briefs in several cases, including the Supreme Court Case of Golan v. Holder. Prof. Decherney has been an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scholar, a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, and a U.S. State Department Arts Envoy to Myanmar.  He has won multiple teaching awards at Penn, and he is a Forbes.com contributor.

Coursework

2015 fall

2015 summer

2015 spring

2014 fall

2014 summer

2014 spring

2013 fall

2013 spring

2012 fall

2012 spring

2010 fall

2009 spring

2008 fall

2008 spring

2007 spring

2006 fall

2006 spring

2005 fall

2005 spring

2004 fall

Cinema Studies Program
209A Fisher-Bennett Hall ⋅ 3340 Walnut Street ⋅ Philadelphia, PA 19104 ⋅ (215) 898-8782