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Charles Lemert

Charles Lemert is an American social theorist and sociologist. Charles Lemert has contributed immensely on social theory, culture and globalization. Charles Lemert's books include Social Things: An Introduction to the Sociological Life. He taught at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Charles Lemert introduced French theory to American sociology. His book Sociology and the Twilight of Man: Homocentrism and Discourse in Sociological Theory drew from theoretical contributions of the likes of Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida in order to critique humanism in sociological theory.

Charles Lemert received his PhD from Harvard University after completing work at Andover Newton Theological School and Miami University in Ohio. Charles Lemert also received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West of England in 2004.