Welcome to my personal homepage! I am Professor for Political Science, Qualitative Methods at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), co-hosted by the University of Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen. 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.
Registration for Advanced Multimethod Research open
I am offering the 5-day course Advanced Multimethod Research at the next ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques (March 6-10). Registration for the courses is open and running until January 18. The early-bird discount is availabe for the first four weeks of the registration period.
David Kühn and I are excited that our article Are there really two cultures? A pilot study on the application of qualitative and quantitative methods in political science is online first with the European Journal of Political Research.
IPSA Committee on Concepts & Methods working paper series
Working on political science concepts or methodology/methods? Consider submitting paper your to the IPSA Committee on Concepts & Methods. Here is the call for papers.