Meet Our Researchers

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

Kristina Widestedt

Makt och maktrelationer är ett centralt tema i min forskning, som behandlat diskursiva maktrelationer ur såväl historiska som samtida perspektiv, och även i samtida representationer av historien, med allt större fokus på mediala konstruktioner och representationer av allmänheten/mediepubliken. Mi... Read more

Maaret Koskinen

At present Koskinen is working on a book with professor Louise Wallenberg, which brings international scholars from different disciplines within the Humanities together with practitioners in film, theatre and television production, in order to explore what theory and practice can ‘do’ for each ot... Read more

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Elizabeth's research focuses on the historical liaisons between Hollywood and the fashion industry. She is particularly interested in studying how cross-industry collaborations helped develop the international fashion system through Hollywood's intermedial reach. Her work departs from the study ... Read more

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the textual and visual communication of fashion and its effects on the consumer behaviour. 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 self. I have been investiga... 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)

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Leo Hansson Nilson

My PhD project will attempt to theorize the "algorimage," or, the algorithmically circulating digital images we interface with on social media platforms. The... Read more

Tom Buurman Matheus

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

Rebecca Bengtsson Lundin

My study explores photojournalistic practices by investigating how spaces of (forced) migration, as well as the people and objects moving in and across them,... Read more

Helena Almqvist Hägglund

Helena’s research interests surround the relationship between media and migration, social movement activism, protest and new media technologies. 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

Joy Kibarabara

Joy is a doctoral candidate majoring in journalism studies. Her research focuses on the re-emerged concept of constructive journalism and it's implications o... Read more