Welcome to my personal homepage! I am Professor for Methods of Comparative Political Research at the Cologne Center for Comparative Politics at the University of Cologne. My research interests are social science methods with an emphasis on case studies, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), and multimethod research. Substantively, I work on political parties.
3-day workshop on QCA at ICPSR Summer Program 2018
I am offering a three-day workshop on Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) at the ICPSR Summer Program 2018. The course takes place from June 4 to June 6 (course outline and detailed program).
New article on “Power and false negatives in QCA”
An article on power and false negatives in QCA has been published in Political Analysis. Here is the gated version, here the accepted preprint and reproduction material.
Accepted manuscript performing a technical replication of a party youth study
An article co-authored with Lion Behrens is forthcoming with Research & Politics (“No so different in present attitudes and behavior, but expected future membership – A technical replication of a study of party youth in six European democracies”). Here is the accepted preprint and reproduction material.