Dr. Emily Doucet

KWI International Fellow


Since May 2021 – International Fellow, Institute for Cultural Studies Essen

11/2020 – PhD, University of Toronto, Department of Art History

 9/2013 – MA with Distinction, University College London, History of Art Department

6/2012 – BA Honors, University of Winnipeg, Department of Art History


  • History of photography
  • Media history
  • History of science and technology
  • Communication studies


Forthcoming. “Editorial Introduction: Special Issue on The Aerial Image,” Gray Room 83 (Spring 2021): 6-23. [Co-authored with Matthew C. Hunter and Nicholas Robbins]

Forthcoming. “The Idea Was in the Air: Nadar’s Aerial Media,” Gray Room 83 (Spring 2021): 112-137.

Forthcoming. “Excessive Luminosity: Félix Nadar’s premières photographies à la lumière électrique,” ​​in Les lieux des saviors photographique: Laboratoire / Sites of Photographic Knowledge: Laboratory , edited by Martha Langford and Zöe Touisgnant (Montréal and Québec: Artexte and Formes actuelles de l ‘experience photographique, 2021).

“Other Media and Photography: Review of Sculptural Photography: From the Calotype to Digital Technologies by Patrizia Di Bello and Photography and Other Media of the Nineteenth Century , edited by Nicoletta Leonardi and Simone Natale,” Oxford Art Journal 41, no. 3 (2019 ): 21-125.

“In History, the Future: Determinism in the Early History of Photography,” communication + 1 7 (2018): Article 4.