Dylan Taylor is a lecturer in Sociology at Victoria University of Wellington and editor of Counterfutures (counterfutures.nz). His doctorate is from the University of Auckland, and his Masters from Victoria University of Wellington. Dylan has written for academic publications, including Thesis Eleven, Rethinking Marxism and New Zealand Sociology. His first monograph, Claiming the Century: The promise of social movements and democracy in the 20th Century, is being published by Palgrave Macmillan late 2016. In addition to being a Researcher for ESRA, Dylan is also a member of the board of trustees.
His research interests include social movements, democracy, political theory and social inequalities.