Françoise Poos, Ph.D., is a research associate at the University of Luxembourg working on the third-party-funded project "Fabricating Modern Societies: Industries of Reform as Educational Responses to Societal Changes". She investigates the area of visual culture with a focus on photography, archives, memory, and identity. She currently studies the role of photography in promoting the image of the steel industry in Luxembourg and in shaping the country’s identity. She has published on the photographic history of Luxembourg more generally, and in particular on the Luxembourg-born American photographer Edward Steichen. Françoise Poos is chair of Luxembourg’s public-service radio, "Radio 100,7". She has recently also been elected chair of the Edward Steichen Award Luxembourg.