Christine Musselin is the director of the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations, a research unit of Sciences Po and the CNRS. She leads comparative studies on university governance, public policy in higher education and research, state-university relationships, and academic labor markets. Two of her books, La longue marche des universités françaises (published by the P.U.F in 2001) and Le marché des universitaires, France Allemagne, Etats-Unis, were published in English translation by Routledge in 2004 and 2009, respectively. She was a DAAD fellow in 1984-1985 and a Fulbright and Harvard fellow in 1998-1999. She is co-editor of Higher Education and a member of the editorial board of Sociologie du Travail.