Sam Whimster - "Max Weber, Theodor Mommsen and Law"

Sam Whimster studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Leeds. He obtained his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics, with a thesis on the historical foundations of the sociology of Max Weber. He was employed as a lecturer at the University of Leipzig and was research fellow at the universities of Heidelberg, Tübingen and Munich. Sam Whimster is editor of “Max Weber Studies” and assistant director of the “Global Policy Institute” at London Metropolitan University.
Next to the work of Max Weber, his research interests lie in historical and comparative sociology, social theory and methods, as well as the sociology of the City of London. Selected publications: "Max Weber and the Culture of Anarchy" (1999), "The Essential Weber" (2004) and "Understanding Weber" (2007).