Meet Our Researchers

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

Kristina Riegert

Kristina Riegert's research interests have focused on factors that are important for how media in various countries represent the world: globalisation, propaganda, war and crisis situations (The Image War: NATO’s Battle for Kosovo in the British Media, 2003), national and regional identities (spe... Read more

Louise Wallenberg

I am Associate 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 ... Read more

Jörgen Skågeby

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, huma... Read more

Kristoffer Noheden

Noheden's research is intermedial and interdisciplinary, and has surrealism as its main focus. His monograph, Surrealism, Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), examines post-war surrealist cinema in relation to the movement's change in direction towards the search for ... 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.

Meet Our PhD Students

Chiara Faggella

Chiara's research interests include contemporary history of Italian culture; history of dress and costume; fashion as material culture; contemporary history ... 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

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Particularly interested in the historical study of public relations, advertising and marketing practices in relation to media discourses about Hollywood, fas... 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

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

Chris Baumann

Chris Baumann's current research is primarily concerned with digital media technologies, particularly the hardware, software, and interfaces of different str... Read more

Katerina Linden

Katya is working on a dissertation focused on death online in contemporary Russia, investigating the role of memory, forgetting and the connective presence o... 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

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