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Biography

Dr Johan Andersson has an interdisciplinary background in the humanities and social sciences, with a BA in Comparative Literature and Art History from Stockholm University (2000) and a PhD in Urban Studies from University College London (2008).

After completing his PhD, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Leeds and Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Center, City University New York. In 2013, he joined the Department of Geography at King’s.

Research

  • Queer nightlife
  • Cinema and the city

Johan's research interests span urban and cultural geography and currently focus on two main topics: 1) queer nightlife from the 1970s to the present; and 2) cinema and the city with a specific focus on Hollywood cinema in the postindustrial period

Teaching

Undergraduate

PhD supervision

Johan welcomes PhD applications on topics spanning across urban, cultural and social geography.

Further details

See Johan's research profile