Sarah Banet-Weiser is an academic and author. She is a professor and current Head of the London School of Economics and Political Science's Media and Communication Department. She previously was a professor at the University of Southern California. In July 2014, Banet-Weiser became director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. She left the position and became the new Head of the Media and Communication Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science in the fall of 2018.
Sarah Banet-Weiser at USC Annenberg, 2015
In 2012, Banet-Weiser's book, Authentic™: The Politics of Ambivalence in a Brand Culture, was released. The book looks at consumerism and brands. The book was reviewed in Slate. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Media, Culture & Society, Journal of Consumer Culture. In October 2018 Banet-Weiser's book, Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny was released in the United Kingdom.  Her book will be released in the United States on November 16, 2018.
- Banet-Weiser, Sarah. Authentic™: The Politics of Ambivalence in a Brand Culture,. New York: NYU Press (2012). ISBN 0814787142
- Banet-Weiser, Sarah, Cynthia Chris and Anthony Freitas. Cable Visions. New York: NYU Press Academic (2007).
- Banet-Weiser, Sarah. Kids Rule!: Nickelodeon and Consumer Citizenship (Console-ing Passions). Durham: Duke University (2007).
- Banet-Weiser, Sarah. The Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pageants and National Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press (1999).
- Banet-Weiser, Sarah. Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny. Duke University Press Books (2018).
- "Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser". Lse.ac.uk. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
- Ford, Paul. "Authentocracy in America". The Slate Book Review. Slate. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
- Parker, Gretchen. "SARAH BANET-WEISER TO LEAD USC ANNENBERG'S SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, STARTING IN 2014-15". http://annenberg.usc.edu/. University of Southern California. Retrieved 7 March 2015. External link in
- Banet-Weiser, Sarah. "The Importance of Building Your Own Brand". Books. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
- Denison, Rayna (January 2009). "Book Review: Sarah Banet-Weiser, Kids Rule! Nickelodeon and Consumer Citizenship. Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 2007". Media, Culture & Society. 31 (1): 167. doi:10.1177/01634437090310011002. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
- Aidman, Amy (July). "Book Review: Sarah Banet-Weiser, Kids Rule! Nickelodeon and Consumer Citizenship". Journal of Consumer Culture. Check date values in:
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- Miss Helen Loomis (2018-12-06). "Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny: Amazon.co.uk: Sarah Banet-Weiser: 9781478001683: Books". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
- "Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny: Sarah Banet-Weiser: 9781478002918: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. 2018-12-06. Retrieved 2019-06-24.