Meet Our Researchers

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

Jonathan Rozenkrantz

Based on media archaeological perspectives and an investment in both media theory and media history, Jonathan's research revolves around the relation between audiovisual expressions, their media conditions, and the imaginaries surrounding media technologies. His research is particularly focused o... 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

Marie Tengroth Ulväng

My research interests cover material culture, consumption, livelihood, work, gender, housing and living conditions in a historical perspective. I have recently started a new research project on the production and sale of fashionable clothing for women and manufacturers' strategies to meet market ... 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

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

Meet Our PhD Students

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

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

Helena Almqvist Hägglund

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

Saki Kobayashi

Saki's PhD dissertation will study the stardom of Viveca Lindfors, arguably the largest female star in the 1940s Swedish cinema. Through analysing Lindfors' ... Read more

Esmé Fransen

Esmé’s PhD project focuses on the phenomenon of the lesbian icon and her contradictory position - simultaneously relying on and denying queer female visibili... 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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