Saskia Freye is a postdoctoral researcher at the Political Science Department of the Ruhr University Bochum. She holds a Diploma in Economics and a Doctorates-Degree in the Social Sciences from the University of Cologne. Before her engagements with the Ruhr University, Saskia was affiliated with the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. Her research interests include theories of capitalism, corporate governance, management studies, elite theory, and institutional theory. Empirically Saskia is especially interested in the changes of German capitalism. Her current research focus lies on processes of formalization and juridification of corporate governance in Germany and the personalization of responsibility in corporations.