Meet Our Researchers

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

Greta Gober

Communication and Gendered Power Relations, Production Culture, Media Culture, Digital Culture,

Tytti Soila

Special interests in women’s roles and positions within film industries, popular culture and the history and theory of documentary film.

Jörgen Rahm-Skågeby

Rahm-Skågeby works in areas where HCI, media studies, and informatics overlap. Specifcally, he is interested in the continuities and disruptions that can be explored in the relation between temporally separated media technologies and designs. Examples of such research areas are media archaeology,... Read more

Louise Wallenberg

I am Professor of Fashion Studies at the Centre for Fashion Studies at IMS and I hold a PhD in Cinema Studies from Stockholm University (2002). My research has so far focused on issues dealing with gender, sexuality, class and ethnicity in cinema and fashion, as well as in organization and manage... 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 an international fashion system through Hollywood's intermedial reach. Her work is heavily driven by arch... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Anna Hanchett

My most pressing intellectual interests include fashion history and theory; feminist, gender and sexuality studies; fashion and materiality; studies of corpo... 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

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 is particularly interested in the forms and conditions of politics in media through history, and what can and should be expressed during different per... 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

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

Paulina Rydén

My primary interests are fashion history; fashion and materiality; sustainability; and concepts of myth within the fashion industry. 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