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Stephen Kalberg

Kalberg is professor of sociology at Boston University where he teaches courses in sociological theory and comparative political cultures. He is the author of Max Weber’s Comparative-Historical Sociology Today (2012), Deutschland und Amerika aus der Sicht Max Webers (2013), numerous articles on Max Weber, editor of a selection of Weber’s writings on modernity (2005), and translator of Max Weber: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (2011). His general introduction to Weber has been published in German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Turkish. Kalberg has also published widely on German and American political and economic cultures and completed a book Searching for the Spirit of American Democracy: Max Weber’s Analysis of a Unique Political Culture, Past, Present, and Future in 2014.

This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.


  • Professor of Sociology, Boston University
  • Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University