Meet Our Researchers

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

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

Jonathan Rozenkrantz

Jonathan's research is concerned with the connections between the expressions of media and their conditions of existence. He is particularly invested in the history and theory of analogue video, both as a distinctive technical medium and as an aesthetic-conceptual element in fiction films. He a... Read more

Kim Khavar Fahlstedt

My research is guided by the ambition to locate and study film culture at the margins of history. Following the often-elusive concept of new film history, I have taken a cultural studies approach to chart and navigate the multifarious landscapes of cinema's first decades. This far, my work has co... Read more

Sven Ross

Ross’ research has mainly focused on media and social class. First, the class structure of the content of Swedish television was analyzed through content analysis. The main finding was a typical pattern of middle class dominance and symbolic annihilation of working class characters (Ross 1988). S... 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

Meet Our PhD Students

Gert Jan Harkema

I am a doctoral student at the Department of Media Studies (Cinema Studies). In my research I try to describe what the earliest cinema audiences (from 1895 t... Read more

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

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

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

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

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

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