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. My research interests are the dynamics of party competition and parties as organizations. I am also working on social science methods with an emphasis on case studies, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), and multi-method research.
Taking over APSR associate editorship
I feel honored to become an associate editor on the new editorial team of the American Political Science Review, starting September 1. If you are at the APSA meeting, feel invited to drop by on September 2, 10-11.30am (room to be determined).
BIGSSS launches departs-program and offers PhD positions (EU-COFUND)
BIGSSS successfully applied for funding under the EU-COFUND program and now launches its BIGSSS-departs program. Here is more information about the program and eligibility criteria for applying to the program. The deadline is September 15.
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.