Nikos Sotirakopoulos

Nikos Sotirakopoulos

Dr Nikos Sotirakopoulos is a lecturer in sociology at York St John University. He has researched on how, in the last decades, some of the core values and concepts of modernity and the Enlightenment, such as individual agency and material progress, have been problematised in the narratives both of the new left and of the mainstream and the extreme right. He is author of The Rise of Lifestyle Activism: From New Left to Occupy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and since 2017 he has been an academic adviser for the Ayn Rand Centre.