Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén is a transdisciplinary scholar working in the intersections of fashion, film, and media with a business lens. She received a doctoral degree in Fashion Studies from Stockholm University, an MA in Cinema Studies from the same institution, and a Licentiate Degree in Public Relations from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE). She worked as a PR officer in the entertainment and retail industries for over a decade in Argentina and lectured in Art History, Cultural History, and Creative Writing at Universidad Argentina de la Empresa.
In 2014, she discovered Jacques Fonteray’s private archive and collaborated with Fonteray’s family to donate the material and preserve his cultural heritage. Part of this collection is now available for other scholars at the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Due to her interest and commitment to promoting archival research, Elizabeth became a founding member and communication director of the Libraries and Archives Scholarly Interest Group at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (Society for Cinema and Media Studies).