Meet Our Researchers

Kari Andén-Papadopoulos

Min forskning berör en rad olika forskningsfält, framför allt visuella kulturstudier, American studies, medier och globalisering, nyhetsjournalistik, politisk kommunikation samt kris- och konfliktkommunikation. Den omfattar också ett brett spektrum av olika medietyper såsom dagspress, populärpres... Read more

Alexa Robertson

Robertson explores the political power of television by approaching news reports as cultural texts. News is analysed not as a source of information, but as the bearer of ideology - a font of recurrent narratives that keep cultural memories and shared understandings alive. Her work has shown that ... Read more

Ingrid Stigsdotter

Ingrid Stigsdotter is a Film Studies researcher interested in reception and representation. Her PhD thesis at the University of Southampton (2008) and related publications dealt with European cinema in Britain, using empirical audience data to discuss the tendency for some films’ and stories’ abi... 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 the media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. These issues have been examin... 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.

Peter McNeil

Peter McNeil conducts research in the fields of fashion studies, design history and art history, with an emphasis upon fashion and social identity, fashion and representation, and fashion and consumption.

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Martin Karlsson

Martin's research deals with the representation of political protests in television news from a historical perspective. The intention is to understand how te... Read more

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

Nadi Tofighian

Nadi Tofighian is a lecturer at the Section for Cinema Studies. He has previously been a lecturer at Linnaeus University and at De La Salle University Manila... Read more

Rebecca Bengtsson

Rebecca's research explores how, in predefined places and distinct moments in time, the interaction between refugee migration and visual representation takes... Read more

Katerina Linden

Katya is working on a dissertation focused on death online in contemporary Russia, investigating the role of memory, forgetting and the connective presence 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

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