Meet Our Researchers

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)

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

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

Nadi Tofighian

My research interests include colonial history, early cinema, documentary and ethnographic film, postcolonial theory, and Southeast Asia. My current project ‘Let the American Show You’: Cinema in U.S. Colonial Territories, 1898-1919 examines how U.S. government institutions and private film comp... 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

Karin Becker

Becker’s research centers on visual media forms and practices. Her work has included studies of documentary photography and photojournalism, of vernacular photography as practiced by amateurs, and of artistic and performative practices in public space. Critical visual ethnography has been a centr... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

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

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

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

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

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

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

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