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Dr Kelley Wilder

Job: Director, Photographic History Research Centre

Faculty: Art, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Humanities

Research group(s): Photographic History Research Centre (PHRC)

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: N/A

E: kwilder@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/phrc

Social Media: photographichistory.wordpress.com

 

Personal profile

Dr Kelley Wilder is a photographic historian, with interests in the cultures of science and knowledge generated by photography and photographic practice.  In her work Kelley  considers the photographic practices of Nineteenth century scientists and artists like William Henry Fox Talbot, Sir John Herschel, Henri Becquerel and others. New projects include work on Photographic catalogues and archives, and Nineteenth and Twentieth century material cultures of photographic industry and image making.

Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs 

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Research interests/expertise

Dr Kelley Wilder is a photographic historian, with interests in the cultures of science and knowledge generated by photography and photographic practice.  In her work Kelley  considers the photographic practices of Nineteenth century scientists and artists like William Henry Fox Talbot, Sir John Herschel, Henri Becquerel and others. New projects include work on Photographic catalogues and archives, and Nineteenth and Twentieth century material cultures of photographic industry and image making.

Areas of teaching

  • Photographic history
  • Photography and industry
  • Photographic research practices
  • Photographic historiography
  • Material histories of photography
  • Science and Photography

Qualifications

D.Phil., Oxford University 2003

Courses taught

MA - History of Photography, Images and Practice

MA - Photography and Industry

BA - co teaching Visualising the Modern World

Membership of external committees

Advisory Board, Studies in Theory and History of Photography, University of Zurich

 

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member European Society of the History of Photography 

 

Conference attendance


Photo Archives V: The Paradigm of Objectivity (Getty Research Institute/Huntington Library/ KHI)

Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q7kyPITxxo

Recent research outputs

Photography in the Marketplace

Current research students

  • Leigh Gleason, PhD
  • Oyedepo Olukotun PhD
  • Marta Binazzi PhD
  • Gareth Syvret, PhD
  • Nicolas Le Guern, PhD
  • Mike Robinson, PhD

Externally funded research grants information


 

Internally funded research project information

The Nature of Kodak Research, PhD funded to run 2012 – 2015.

Practising Photography in the Sciences, PhD funded to run 2012 – 2015.

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