Jessica Mulvogue

Jessica Mulvogue


  • KY16 9AD

    United Kingdom

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Jessica Mulvogue completed her PhD in Cinema and Media Studies at York University (2018). Before joining the film studies department at St Andrews, she held two postdoctoral positions: the first at the Centre for Collaborative Research on Muße [otium] at the University of Freiburg (2019-2021) and the second at York University as part of a SSHRC (Canada) funded project on the transnational history of IMAX cinema.   

Research overview

Jessica’s research focuses on ecology and cinema, nonhumans on screen, experimental and documentary film, expanded cinema, immersive and interactive media, and feminist filmmaking practices.


In addition to working on her first monograph about experimental media (since 1960) and ways of knowing environmental catastrophe, Jessica is a researcher on an international, collaborative project on the transnational history of IMAX cinema (1970-1990) and the role of women in the development of global IMAX.


Her publications include chapters or articles in Studies in World Studies, Transformations Journal, the Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema, and the Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change. Her co-edited collection The Interactive Documentary in Canada (2024) has recently been published with McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, York University Toronto

Award Date: 25 Oct 2018

Master of Arts, University College London

Award Date: 20 Oct 2008

Bachelor of Arts, McGill University

Award Date: 25 Jun 2006


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