Graduate Students

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Francisco Alarcon

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Ardis and Robert James Graduate Fellow
Artist in Residence Real Colegio Complutense

Francisco Alarcon is an artist and engineer working on the intersection of visual arts and technology. Alarcon’s research focus is on the material history of computer-generated graphics and how the interface informs the construction of cultural techniques. ... Read more about Francisco Alarcon

Hicham Awad

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Hicham Awad is a fifth-year graduate student in Film and Visual Studies. His dissertation examines the roles played by “real-time” cinematographic, architectural, and computational technologies in the representation, communication, and management of risk in the domains of design, finance, and national security. ... Read more about Hicham Awad

awad [at] g.harvard.edu

Carolyn Bailey

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

 

Carolyn Bailey is a second-year PhD student and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies. ... Read more about Carolyn Bailey

cabailey [at] g.harvard.edu
Hannah Cohen

Hannah Cohen

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Teaching Fellow

 

Hannah Cohen is a sixth-year graduate student in Visual and Environmental Studies. Her dissertation examines the ways in which building systems mediate the relation between art and architecture in a contemporary context. This project takes into account both the building systems themselves (such as structural grids and mobile wall systems) and the labor of those who negotiate them (foundry workers, contractors, and engineers, among others). Her research interests also include media theory, the history and practice of curating, experimental cinema, and the history of modern fashion.... Read more about Hannah Cohen

hcohen [at] g.harvard.edu
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Olivia Crough

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

 

Olivia Crough is a PhD candidate studying modern and contemporary art and specializing in the inter- and postwar periods of the Soviet Union. Her dissertation, centered on the artist Varvara Stepanova, examines the intersections of abstraction, gender, nation-building, and the design of information within a broad range of artistic, institutional, and exhibitionary practices from the 1920s-1950s, with an emphasis on print media. Her research interests also include the experimental and political uses of video and broadcasting, the historiography of (reactionary) modernism and its institutions, and the visual culture of Soviet Central Asia and the Caucasus.... Read more about Olivia Crough

oliviacrough [at] fas.harvard.edu
Dan D'Amore

Dan D'Amore

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Daniel D'Amore is a seventh-year PhD candidate in Film & Visual Studies. Previously, he attended Oberlin College, graduating with High Honors in...

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ddamore [at] fas.harvard.edu
Sophie Gilmore

Sophie Gilmore

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Teaching Fellow

Sophie is a PhD student in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University.  She holds an MA in Art History from the University of Otago, New Zealand....

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John Hulsey

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

John Hulsey is a doctoral candidate in Film and Visual Studies and Critical Media Practice. He completed his A.B. at Harvard College and his maîtrise...

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Jonathan Knapp

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Jonathan L. Knapp is a fifth-year PhD student in Film and Visual Studies. His research revolves primarily around the landscape, exploring how various...

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Katie Kohn

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Six years ago Katie Kohn was looking for contemporary philosophy at an American university in New York and found it in film and media studies. After graduating early from NYU with a BA in Cinema Studies and a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies (that, due to a bureaucratic error of entirely the university's doing, never officially appears on her record), Katie decided to go pro.... Read more about Katie Kohn

kohn [at] fas.harvard.edu

Stephanie Lam

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Stephanie Lam is an itinerant Canadian and a doctoral candidate in Film and Visual Studies. Her dissertation focuses on questions of scale in...

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stephanielam [at] fas.harvard.edu

Lindsey Lodhie

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Teaching Fellow

Lindsey Lodhie is a doctoral candidate in Film and Visual Studies and Critical Media Practice. She has taught at Emerson College and done curatorial...

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lodhie [at] fas.harvard.edu