Meet Our Researchers

Ester Pollack

Pollack’s research covers three different fields: media and crime, journalism's role in the history of politics and political communication. Media and crime concerns the relationships between crime journalism and criminal policy, the interplay between several of society’s institutions, with symb... Read more

Maaret Koskinen

Koskinen has authored several books on Bergman’s work in film, theatre, and literature from various theoretical perspectives. Her PhD dissertation in 1993, called (in translation) 'Plays and Mirrors. The Cinematic Aesthetics of Ingmar Bergman', was followed by ’Allting föreställer, ingenting är. ... Read more

Kristoffer Noheden

Noheden's research is intermedial and interdisciplinary, and has surrealism as its main focus. His monograph, Surrealism, Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), examines post-war surrealist cinema in relation to the movement's change in direction towards the search for ... Read more

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the cultural expression of materiality and luxury culture and consumption. In my publications I have addressed the debate on luxury, its representations in media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. Lately I have been investigating ... Read more

Louise Wallenberg

I am Associate Professor of Fashion Studies at the Centre for Fashion Studies at IMS and I hold a PhD in Cinema Studies from Stockholm University (2002). My research has so far focused on issues dealing with gender, sexuality, class and ethnicity in cinema and fashion, as well as in organization ... Read more

Kristina Widestedt

Makt och maktrelationer är ett centralt tema i Widestedts forskning, som behandlat diskursiva maktrelationer ur såväl historiska som samtida perspektiv, och även i samtida representationer av historien, med allt större fokus på mediala konstruktioner och representationer av allmänheten/mediepubli... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Martin Karlsson

Martin is particularly interested in the forms and conditions of politics in media through history, and what can and should be expressed during different per... Read more

Sara Skillen

Particular areas of research interest include mid-late twentieth century design, particularly history of dress and costume, and the material culture of fashi... Read more

Michelle Labrague

Michelle Labrague’s research interests include history of American environmental movement since the 1960s and its articulations in the fields of fashion an... Read more

Annika Wickman

Annika Wickman's PhD dissertation, “Film in the Service of the Armed Forces: Military training films in Swedish military education 1920–1939,” examines the e... Read more

Sofia Lampropoulou

Sofia’s research interests lie primarily in history of dress and costume as well as in fashion theory; history of ancient Greek dress; concepts of myth and c... Read more

Linn Lönroth

My PhD project focuses on character actors in classical Hollywood cinema of the 1930s and 40s, with a particular focus on the comedic genres. In particular, ... Read more

Helena Hägglund

Helena’s research interests surround the relationship between media and migration, social movement activism, protest and new media technologies. Read more

James Losey

James has eight years experience in public policy and over ten years researching the intersection of information, technology and power. He is currently a PhD... Read more