Associate Professor in Gender Studies, Södertörn UniversitySweden
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Linn Sandberg in an Associate Professor in Gender Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden. Sandberg’s research interests are in the field of gender and sexuality in ageing and later life and in her work she seeks to combine queer and feminist studies with critical cultural gerontology. Sandberg has contributed to international scholarly publications, for example, chapters in Routledge Handbook of Cultural gerontology (eds. Twigg & Martin, 2015), Introducing the new sexualities studies(eds. Fischer & Seidman, 3rd Edition, 2016) Addressing the sexual rights of older people (eds. Barrett & Hinchcliff, 2018) and Ageing and Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments (ed. Katz, 2018) and and peer-review articles in journals such as Journal of Aging Studies; Sexualities, Men & Masculinities, International Journal of Aging and Later life. Sandberg’s research is inter-disciplinary and she works with qualitative methodologies, primarily interviewing. More recently she has moved in to the field of dementia studies and in her current research project (funded by the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare) she investigates sexuality and intimacy among heterosexual couples with Alzheimer’s disease. Sandberg is the co-founder and convenor of the Critical dementia network, together with Richard Ward.