Meet Our Researchers

Louise Wallenberg

I am 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 and manage... 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

Sigurd Allern

Det mesta av min forskning är knuten till områdena journalistik och politisk kommunikation. Inom journalstikforskningen har jag intresserat mig speciellt för relationerna mellan journalister och professionella källor, källkritik, nyhetsvärden, framing – och mediernas politiska ekonomi. Inom polit... Read more

Christian Christensen

Christian Christensen is Professor of Journalism at the Department of Media Studies. Christian obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. His recent publications have addressed the relationship between whistleblowing, transparency... Read more

John Sundholm

Most of the research focus on memory studies and on minor cinemas. The work on memory studies deals with theoretical and methodological issues; cultural trauma and national victimhood, and with questions regarding nationalist historiography. The research on minor cinemas has for the most part bee... Read more

Tytti Soila

Special interests in women’s roles and positions within film industries, popular culture and the history and theory of documentary film.

Meet Our PhD Students

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

Documentary film, ethics, care ethics, participation, emotions, representation, long-form factual storytelling. 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

Gert Jan Harkema

I am a doctoral student at the Department of Media Studies (Cinema Studies). In my research I try to describe what the earliest cinema audiences (from 1895 t... 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

Saki Kobayashi

Saki's PhD dissertation will explore the concept “Swedish star” and the star-making mechanism in the 40s Swedish film industry with focus on five female Swed... Read more

Linn Lönroth

My PhD project is an archival study into the histories of character actors in Hollywood during the classical era. In particular, it focuses on the shifting d... Read more

Mats Carlsson

My dissertation aims at disclosing the intertwined and shared characteristics of film and money. Money defined as the denomination of the temporal relation o... 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