Luc Pauwels is a Professor of Visual Culture at the University of Antwerp (Department of Communication Studies), Belgium. He is the director of the 'Visual Studies and Media Culture Research Group' and Vice-President of the International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA). As a visual sociologist and communication scientist, he has written extensively on visual research methodologies, visual ethics, family photography, website analysis, anthropological filmmaking, visual corporate culture and scientific visualization in various international journals. Books include Visual Cultures of Science (UPNE, 2006), The Sage Handbook of Visual Research Methods (2011, together with Eric Margolis), and a forthcoming monograph with Cambridge University Press: Reframing Visual Sociology.
University of Antwerp
Department of Communication Studies
St. Jacobstraat 2, 2000 Antwerpen