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.

Rohlfing – cv – 18-05


2-week course “Case Study Research” at ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques
I am offering a two-week course on case studies and process tracing at the SSMT 2018 at CEU in Budapest, July 30 to August 10. Here is the course outline, registration is possile until May 31.

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: A technical replication of a party youth study
An article co-authored with Lion Behrens has been published 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.