Associate Professor, Department of Multimedia & Graphic Arts, Cyprus University of Technology
Team Leader of MuseumLab Multidisciplinary Research Group, CYENS CoE
Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert is an associate professor at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT). She is the leader of the “Museum Lab” group at CYENS Center of Excellence and the coordinator of the “Visual Sociology and Museum Studies Lab” of CUT. Her research interests include museum studies, visual sociology with an emphasis on photography, and new technologies in museums.
Theopisti has published widely on museums and photography, is the co-editor of “Emerging Technologies and Museums: Mediating Difficult Heritage” (Berghahn Books, forthcoming 2022), co-author of The Political Museum (Routledge, 2016) and the editor of Museums and Visitor Photography (MuseumsEtc, 2016), Museums and Photography: Displaying Death (co-editor, Routledge, 2017), and Photography and Cyprus: Time, Place, Identity (co-editor, I.B.Tauris, 2014). She received her PhD in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester (UK), is the recipient of several scholarships and awards including a Smithsonian Fellowship in Museum Practice (USA), a Fulbright Fellowship (USA) and an Arts and Humanities Research Council Award (UK).
Finally, as a photographer, she has exhibited her work in a number of art exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad.