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
Teaching Fellow

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
Teaching Fellow

Carolyn Bailey is a PhD Candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University, where her research is supported by a doctoral fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.... Read more about Carolyn Bailey

cabailey [at] g.harvard.edu
Max Bowens

Max Bowens

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Film Study Center Fellow: 2020-2021, 2021-2022
Teaching Fellow

Max is a filmmaker and G4 PhD Candidate in Harvard's Film and Visual Studies program, with secondary fields in Anthropology and Critical Media Practice. His research interrogates the nature of film-time, land value, black geographies, and ethnographicness.... Read more about Max Bowens

Yongyu Chen

Yongyu Chen

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Yongyu Chen is a writer and first-year PhD student in Film and Visual Studies. Their current research interests center on encounters of the visual and the avisual in film — what happens to notions like subjectivity and sovereignty when the visual field is displaced, delayed, intermittent, or centrifugal... Read more about Yongyu Chen

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Olivia Crough

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Teaching Fellow

 

Olivia Crough is a PhD Candidate in Film and Visual Studies studying 20th century art, visual culture, and media, with an emphasis on...

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oliviacrough [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. Her interests include digital media, popular culture, and intersections between film and other art forms.... Read more about Sophie Gilmore

svgilmore [at] g.harvard.edu
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Jonathan Knapp

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Jonathan L. Knapp is a PhD candidate in Film and Visual Studies. His dissertation examines location scouting and location management practices for feature...

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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

Xavier Nueno

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Xavier Nueno is a writer, researcher, and last year doctoral candidate in the Department of Art, Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University. His...

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nueno [at] g.harvard.edu