Meet Our Researchers

Marina Dahlquist

Marina Dahlquist received her PhD in Cinema Studies at Stockholm University in 2001 with a thesis titled The Invisible Seen in French Cinema before 1917. Her research interests include historical reception studies, educational films, and issues of globalization. Recent book publications include ... 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 media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. Lately I have been investigating ... 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

Anna Roosvall

Anna Roosvall's research is centred on the nation-globalization continuum and issues of justice and solidarity in four related areas: 1) media, climate change and indigenous peoples; 2) foreign news – particularly online news images; 3) mobile minorities, identity, intersectionality and place; 4)... 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

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

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

Documentary film, ethics, care ethics, participation, emotions, representation, long-form factual storytelling. 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

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

Anna Hanchett

Anna's most pressing intellectual interests include fashion history and theory; feminist, gender and sexuality studies; fashion materiality; studies of corpo... Read more

Sofia Lampropoulou

Sofia’s research interests lie primarily in history of dress and costume as well as in fashion theory; history of ancient Greek dress; concepts of myth and c... Read more