Meet Our Researchers

Michael Westerlund

Michael Westerlunds huvudsakliga forskningsintresse är riktad mot den datormedierade kommunikationens implikationer på samhälle, kultur och individer och då särskilt hur riskfyllda och problematiska ämnen hanteras och förändras genom den globala kommunikationsplattformen internets utbredning. I a... Read more

Patrick Vonderau

I am interested in media and cultural history, technology and social theory, and especially in understanding the multi-faceted relations between “media” and “industries” in their broad historical, aesthetical, theoretical, and technological contexts.

Ingrid Ryberg

Min forskning är inriktad på frågor om genus, sexualitet, mindre filmkulturer, film som offentlighet, åskådarskap och reception i en företrädelsevis skandinavisk och europeisk kontext. I min aktuella forskning om feministisk och homopolitisk filmkultur under 1970- och 80-talet fokuserar jag på de... Read more

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the cultural expression of materiality and luxury culture and consumption. My studies have focused on the debates on luxury, its represenations in the media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. When investigating these issues I have... Read more

Florencia Enghel

Florencia Enghel (Ph.D., Karlstad University, 2014) is a media and communication researcher. Her doctoral study, "Video letters, mediation and (proper) distance", which analyzes post-conflict international development communication intervention in the successor states to the former Yugoslavia, re... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Olivia Eriksson

Olivia’s research centers around the moving image within an art context. Research interests include the construction of space and questions of migration and ... 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

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

I am interested in the historical study of public relations, advertising and marketing practices, particularly in relation to discourses of stardom and celeb... Read more

Jonathan Rozenkrantz

Jonathan's research interests revolve around the relation between aesthetics, media technologies, and the theoretical discourses that emerge at their interse... 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

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