Temi has broad interests in contemporary political philosophy. His current research is focused on the political philosophy of activism – that is, the means by which people intervene in society to shape it for the better.

Before joining Princeton, Temi was a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford. He has a BA in Philosophy and Politics from the University of Manchester, an MA in Legal and Political Theory from University College London, and PhD in Political Theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Temi also spent a few years working in politics, policy, and NGOs.