Peter Lutze


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B.A. in German – Valparaiso University
MFA in Filmmaking – Brandeis University
J.D. and Ph.D. in Cinema Studies – University of Wisconsin


Peter Lutze attended Valparaiso University as an undergraduate. He received an MFA in filmmaking from Brandeis, a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D in communication with an emphasis in Cinema Studies from UW-M. He taught for 22 years in the Department of Communication at Boise State University. His teaching interests are cinema, critical media studies, video production, documentary film, intercultural communication and gender studies. Professor Lutze co-founded Treasure Valley Community Television and served as director of University Television Productions and the cinema and digital media studies program at Boise State University as well as the Idaho Film Center. His interests include literature, film, ornithology, and travel.