Meet Our Researchers

Christian Christensen

Christian Christensen is Professor of Journalism at the Department of Media Studies. Christian obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. His recent publications have addressed the relationship between whistleblowing, transparency... Read more

Bo Florin

Florins forskning har huvudsakligen ägnats den svenska stumfilmstiden. Ett RJ-projekt om Sjöström i Hollywood har resulterat i boken Transition and Transformation. Victor Sjöström in Hollywood 1923-1930 (AUP 2013). För närvarande arbetar han även tillsammans med Patrick Vonderau på en studie krin... Read more

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Jono Van Belle

Jono Van Belle is a PhD candidate at IMS at Stockholm University, Sweden, in cooperation with CIMS at Ghent University, Belgium. Her project aims to capture ... 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

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

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

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