Current PhD Students

Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson

PhD

Christina Battle

Christina Battle

PhD

Biography: Film, video, installation, data, disaster, politics, surveillance, visual culture, algorithms, environmental catastrophe.
Thomas Baynes

Thomas Baynes

PhD

Karly Boileau Tod

Karly Boileau Tod

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: History and theory of photography, more specifically how the act of taking a photograph becomes a form of collecting; collections and archives; (mis)constructed representation and identity; visual culture in relation to consumer culture, living spaces/domesticity, and pop culture; art from the early modern period to the present. 
Helen Brown

Helen Brown

PhD

Jessica Cappuccitti

Jessica Cappuccitti

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Contemporary Art, Testimony and Witnessing, Trauma Theory, Urban, Re-Growth, Detroit, Community
Lisa Daniels

Lisa Daniels

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Art, Artists, Community, Curating. Organizational structure, dynamics and behaviors in Regional Public Art Galleries operated within a parent municipal body. 
Sonya De Lazer

Sonya De Lazer

PhD

Colin Dorward

Colin Dorward

PhD

Ido Govrin

Ido Govrin

PhD

Mark Kasumovic

Mark Kasumovic

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Photography and its relationship to networks and the transmission of information.
Julia Krueger

Julia Krueger

PhD

Maryse Lariviere

Maryse Lariviere

PhD

Erin McLeod

Erin McLeod

PhD

Samantha Merritt

Samantha Merritt

PhD

Ellen Moffat

Ellen Moffat

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Sound, experience and performance of human/nonhuman bodies as spatial and social relations.
Brad Morosan

Brad Morosan

PhD

Biography: Aesthetics of the urban environment, specifically disciplinary architecture in public spaces. Personal interests include popular music, film, and art from the Baroque to the present day.
Rehab Nazzal

Rehab Nazzal

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Nazzal’s research focuses on forms of representation of contemporary warfare.
VAC 241C-4
rnazzal@uwo.ca

Katie Oates

Katie Oates

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Photography’s intersection with (mis)representations of marginalized peoples and places, mid-20th century American culture and literature, and the archive
Margherita Papadatos

Margherita Papadatos

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Contemporary art, new media, installation art, continental philosophy, the sublime, time, space, memory, affect.
Sophia Quick

Sophia Quick

PhD

Eeva Siivonen

Eeva Siivonen

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Film and video and especially essayistic forms, language and image, sound and image, posthumanism, ecology
Ruth Skinner

Ruth Skinner

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Histories and theories of photography; theories of representation and viewership; the ethics of archival interventions; intersections of art and esotericism; discourse studies.
Katherine Tarini

Katherine Tarini

PhD

Santiago Ulises Unda

Santiago Ulises Unda

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Electronic and New Media art. Theories of Representation.
Michelle Wilson

Michelle Wilson

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Conservation, inter-media art, feminism, decolonialism, the more-than-human-world