Sara Delamont Cardiff University, UK
Sara Delamont is a Reader Emerita in Sociology at Cardiff University. She currently conducts fieldwork on capoeira, the Brazilian dance-fight game, and savate, the French kick-boxing martial art. Her most recent book is Sara Delamont, Neil Stephens, and Claudio Campos, Embodying Brazil: An Ethnography of Diasporic Capoeira (Routledge, 2017). Her previous books include Feminist Sociology (SAGE, 2003), Key Themes in the Ethnography of Education (SAGE, 2014), and Fieldwork in Education Settings (3rd ed., Routledge, 2016). Together with Paul Atkinson, she was the founding editor of the journal Qualitative Research (SAGE). She was one of the editors of the SAGE Handbook of Ethnography (SAGE 2001).
She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. She is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Awards from the British Sociological Association and the British Research Education.