Dr Andrew McCartan

UCD Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Andrew McCartan is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at University College Dublin. He is interested in queer geographies, theories, and methodologies. His research to date has focused on examining the mutually constitutive relationship between space, place, sexualities, and genders through activisms and social movements. He is currently working on understanding sense of belonging amongst computer science students, and understanding social polarization around gender, sexuality, and abortion.

Email: andrew.mccartan@ucd.ie
Twitter: @queerdrew

PhD in Geography, University College Dublin, Ireland – 2022
MA in Geography, Brock University, Canada – 2017
BSc in Geography, The University of Glasgow, Scotland – 2014

Selected recent publications:

  • Andrew McCartan (2022) Glasgow’s contested LGBT pride spaces: examining dimensions of variegated homonormativities, Social & Cultural Geography, DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2022.2121982
  • Andrew McCartan & Catherine J. Nash (2022) Creating queer safe space: relational space-making at a grassroots LGBT pride event in Scotland, Gender, Place & Culture, DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2022.2052019