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  • Universitetsvej 1, 40.3

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20122020

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Personal profile

Research

** FOR INQUIRIES: Please contact a.d.j.shield@hum.leidenuniv.nl **

** Shield is Assistant Professor of Migration History at Leiden University in the Netherlands **

 

Dr. Andrew DJ Shield specializes in the past and present of LGBTQ sexuality, immigration and diversity in Europe. He is the author of Immigrants in the Sexual Revolution: Perceptions and Participation in Northwest Europe (2017), and Immigrants on Grindr: Race, Sexuality and Belonging Online (2019). 

Immigrants on Grindr investigates how gay- and queer-dentified immigrants and refugees experience inclusion or exclusion within sexually-charged online subcultures. The research was conducted in the greater Copenhagen area, 2015-2018, as part of the DFF Sapere Aude project, "New Media, New Intimacies." 

Education/Academic qualification

History, Ph.D., City University of New York

Award Date: 13 Nov 2015

External positions

Assistant Professor of Migration History

1 Aug 2018 → …

Visiting scholar, University of Amsterdam

2013

PhD Fellow, City University of New York

20102015

Keywords

  • Communication, Journalism, Media
  • Gender studies, Ethnicity, Equal rights
  • Labour market
  • Cultural encounters, Multi-culturalism
  • History, Society

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output

‘A Southern man can have a harem of up to twenty Danish women’: Sexotic politics and immigration in Denmark, 1965–1979

Shield, A. DJ., 2020, In : Sexualities. 23, 1-2

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Gay Immigrants and Grindr: Revitalizing Queer Urban Spaces?

Shield, A. DJ., 2018, Wiley.

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationResearch

Open Access
File

Grindr Culture: Intersectional and Socio-Sexual

Shield, A. DJ., 2018, In : Ephemera: Theory & politics in organization. 18, 1, p. 149-161

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

“Looking for north Europeans only”: Identifying Five Racist Patterns in an Online Subculture

Shield, A. DJ., 2018, In : KULT. Postkolonial Temaserie. 15, p. 87-106 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Projects

NewMI: New Media - New Intimacies

Andreassen, R., Raun, T., Shield, A., Christensen-Strynø, M. B., Nebeling Petersen, M. & Harrison, K.

01/02/201515/09/2018

Project: Research

Press / Media

Grindr has changed sex culture among gay men

Andrew Shield

13/10/2017

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Grindr har ændret sex-kulturen blandt bøsser

Andrew Shield

19/08/2017

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

LOADING MORE GUYS: SHINING A LIGHT ON GAY DATING IN THE APP AGE

Andrew Shield

29/05/2017

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media