Ryan Shand

Dr Ryan Shand is Research Assistant on the AHRC-funded project ‘Children and Amateur Media in Scotland’ based at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He completed his PhD, entitled ‘Amateur Cinema: History, Theory, and Genre (1930-80)’, at the University of Glasgow, and has contributed chapters to the recent anthologies Movies on Home Ground: Explorations in Amateur Cinema (Cambridge Scholars, 2009), and The City and The Moving Image: Urban Projections (Palgrave, 2010); article publications have appeared in The Moving Image: The Journal of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, and The Drouth.