Christel Lane is Professor Emeritus of Economic Sociology, a member of the Department of Sociology and a Fellow of St. John’s College. She has published numerous books and papers in a wide range of journals. Among her books are The Rites of Rulers (CUP 1081); Management and Labour in Europe (Edward Elgar 1989); Industry and Society in Europe (Edward Elgar 1995); Trust Within and Between Organizations (with R. Bachmann, OUP 1998); National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks. Fashioning the value chain in the UK, USA and Germany (with Jocelyn Probert, OUP 2009); and Capitalist Diversity and Diversity within Capitalism (edited with Geoffrey Wood, Routledge 2012. Her latest book, to be discussed at SASE/LSE 2015, is The Cultivation of Taste: Chefs and the Organization of Fine Dining (OUP, 2014).
Prof Lane has served on the editorial boards of The British Journal of Sociology, Work, Employment and Society and Socio-Economic Review. She is Past President of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) and has served as a member of its Executive Council of SASE, as well as of the Scientific Advisory Board, Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut Goettingen/Germany.