Professor of Management, University of York
Before joining the University of York in 2018, Daniel held professorships at Newcastle and Manchester Business School. Previously he held academic positions at the University of Leeds and Lancaster University where he completed his ESRC funded PhD (and Post Doc) in Management in 2004. Daniel holds a law degree and an MA in Organizational Analysis and Behaviour, both from Lancaster University. Daniel holds or has held visiting positions at Manchester Business School, Cass Business School, Said Business School, Oxford University and the University of Law, London, Luiss Guido Carli in Rome, and the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Onati, Spain.
His research focuses on professions and knowledge workers, their work, management and organisation. This is informed by a number of theoretical perspectives including: institutional theory, labour process theory, and neo-weberian perspectives. He has conducted research in the legal profession as well as in a number of new knowledge based occupations such as management consultants and project managers.
He is an associated editor of the Journal of Management Studies and of Gender Work and Organization. He is a founding editor of the Journal of Professions and Organization.