Katrina Sark (Ph.D.) teaches in the Department of History, as well as the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria in Canada. She specializes in cultural analysis, cultural history, media and gender analysis, and fashion cultures. She is the co-founder of the Urban Chic book series, published by Intellect Press, and the co-author of Montréal Chic: A Locational History of Montreal Fashion (2016) and Berliner Chic: A Locational History of Berlin Fashion (2011). Her dissertation, entitled Branding Berlin (2014) is a cultural analysis study of the urban, economic, political and cultural transformation in post-Wall Berlin. She is the founder of the Canadian Fashion Scholars Network and organizes the annual fashion symposia at museums across Canada. Her research on cities, gender, fashion, film, theatre and culture can be followed on her blog: http://suitesculturelles.wordpress.com/.