Cormac Mc Namara is a sociologist, who is interested in how people interact with one another and create and maintain shared understandings of the world, and worlds, that they, and others, inhabit. In 2017, he received his PhD from Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, where he was a funded researcher, and teaching assistant to Professors Richard Layte and Daniel Faas in the department of sociology. He received his MSocSc (sociology) from University College Dublin, and his Bachelor’s degree (majoring in English literature and sociology) from National University of Ireland, Maynooth. After receiving his PhD he continued to work as a teaching assistant to Professor Layte in the department of sociology at Trinity College Dublin, while presenting his research at international conferences, and preparing articles and a book for publication. The general purpose of his research is to arrive, through close examination, at better understandings of how people perceive the world around them, and why they do so in the ways that they do. He has had an article published in Symbolic Interaction.