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Faculty

Panos Kompatsiaris

Assistant Professor at the School of Media. Academic Supervisor of the programme.

Panos Kompatsiaris received an Mphil in Visual Culture (2010) and a PhD in Art Theory (2015) from the University of Edinburgh. He has published articles in journals and collective volumes on art biennials, work and artistic labour in the creative industries, representations of working class and ethnic minorities in film, art and populism, celebrity activism and monster theory. He is the author of The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials: Spectacles of Critique, Art and Theory (Routledge, 2017) and co-editor of the volume The Industrialization of Creativity and its Limits (Springer, 2020) and the Special Issue 'Crafting Values: Economies, Ethics and Aesthetics of Artistic Valuation' (Journal of Cultural Economy). He is currently working towards a monograph on curating in media economies.
    Professional Interests:
  • Museums and Biennales;
  • Creative Labour;
  • Media Curating;
  • Ethnography;
  • Contemporary Art;
  • Visual culture;
  • Sociology of culture;
  • Minority representations;
  • Posthumanism and monster theory.
Yiannis Mylonas

Assistant Professor at the School of Media

Yiannis Mylonas received a Master's degree from the University of Bath, and a PhD from the University of Copenhagen. Prior to his employment at the HSE School of Media, he has worked as post-doctoral researcher at the Media and Communications Department of Lund University in Sweden, and has taught at Copenhagen University and at Lund University. He has published peer reviewed articles and book chapters on issues related to discourse and frame analysis of news media representations of war and economic crisis emphasizing on media constructions of “otherness”, historical memory and social media, the political economy of copyrights, civic cultures, and political subjectivity, among others. He is the author of the book «The “Greek Crisis” in Europe: Race, Class and Politics» (2019, Brill).
    Professional Interests:
  • Critical theory;
  • Cultural studies;
  • Public sphere;
  • Discourse and frame analysis;
  • Representations of ethnic and class identities;
  • Civic cultures and the Internet;;
  • Social media and historical memory;
  • Digital commons;
  • Peer-to-peer production;
  • Political economy.
Olga Baysha

Associate Professor at the School of Media

Olga Baysha earned her MS in Journalism from Colorado State University and PhD in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Previously, she worked as a news reporter and editor in Kharkiv, Ukraine, then as an editor-in-chief of a documentary production company in Kyiv, Ukraine. Her research centers mainly on political and cultural aspects of globalization with an emphasis on new media and global social movements for justice and democratization. Dr. Baysha is especially interested in analyzing inherent anti-democratic tendencies of the discourses of Westernization employed by post-Soviet social movements. Dr. Baysha is the author of two monographs: "The Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Project" (2014) and "Miscommunicating Social Change: Lessons from Russia and Ukraine" (2018). Her research has also appeared in such leading international journals as Critical Discourse Studies, European Journal of Cultural Studies, International Communication Gazette, International Journal of Communication, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Journal of Multicultural Discourses, etc.
    Professional Interests:
  • Global communication;
  • Cultural studies;
  • Discourse analysis;
  • Critical theory;
  • Social movements;
  • Populism.
Ilya Kiriya

Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design. Head of the School of Media. Member of the HSE Academic Council

Got PhD at the Stendhal University, Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Journalism at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Prior the academic career he worked as a journalist in BBC MPM project. Author of the article «New and old institutions within the Russian media system».
    Professional Interests:
  • Political economy of mass communications;
  • Theories of information and communication;
  • Social history of communication technologies.