Meet Our Researchers

Klas Nyberg

Klas Nyberg is an economic historian and researcher in the field of textile history, consumption history and material culture. He has published numerous books, including Till salu. Stockholms textila handel och manufaktur 1722-1846; Kommers. Historiska handelsformer i Norden under 1700- och 1800-... Read more

Magnus Danielson

My research centers around power and professional identity within the field of journalism. I am interested in how configurations of power between journalism and its objects are established and maintained. My main method is narrative analysis by means of which constructions of meaning and formatio... Read more

Joel Frykholm

My primary research interest is early American cinema, including issues of industrial and cultural change, historic reception, and local film history. Recently I've been exploring the place of American popular culture in processes of cultural globalization, specifically looking at Hollywood's imp... Read more

Kristina Widestedt

Widestedts vetenskapliga intresse cirkulerar kring makt och maktutövning – journalistiken som producent av symbolisk och diskursiv makt. Historiska studier av journalisitik är ett centralt tema i hennes forskning. Widestedts avhandling studerade musikkritik som ett sätt att utöva estetisk makt oc... Read more

Jan Olsson

Jan Olsson's primary research interests are historical reception and emerging media in a cross-cultural perspective. For a comprehensive account of research interst and key publications, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Olsson_(film_scholar)

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

Meet Our PhD Students

Linn Lönroth

My PhD project focuses on the supporting cast/minor characters in 1930s and '40s Hollywood comedy. In particular, my focus is on the scene stealing acts, com... Read more

Lauren Downing Peters

Lauren's research interests include fashion and the body; fashion theory and method; fashion studies pedagogy; embodiment and discourse; wardrobe studies; fa... Read more

Tom Buurman

Former Radio Netherlands Worldwide journalist who ended up doing reseearch on media and the environment. Ba. in journalism from the Windesheim University of ... Read more

Mats Carlsson

My dissertation work aims at disclosing the intertwined and shared characteristics of film and money. I will examine how money is represented primarily, but ... 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

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Particularly interested in the historical study of public relations, advertising and marketing practices in relation to media discourses about Hollywood, fas... 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

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

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