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Sara R Farris

Sara R. Farris holds degrees from the University of Rome, “La Sapienza.” She previously taught sociology at the University of Amsterdam, the University of Brunel, and King’s College. She has also been a member scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, at Princeton (2012/2013), research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Cluster of Excellence in Konstanz (2011), and at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (2009–2010). She is an international book review editor for Critical Sociology and corresponding editor for Historical Materialism.


  • Max Weber's Theory of Personality

    Widely considered the founding-father of Sociology, Sarah Farris's excellently argued book shows that Max Weber was also deeply orientalist.