Thomas McGrath

His research interests are community activism and political participation, specifically political activism and campaigning at a constituency level. He is currently undertaking research into whether activists’ existential experiences influence their political activism and how existentialism, for example existential freedom and the existential project, can help us better understand activism and activists; it draws on the existential theories and writings of Jean-Paul Sartre. His research builds on many years of working in community development and participation, and of providing activist training