Patrick A. Mello

University of Erfurt

Patrick A. Mello is Visiting Scholar at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt, where he previously served as Interim Franz Haniel Professor for Public Policy. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Humboldt University Berlin and a Habilitation in Political Science from the TUM School of Governance at the Technical University of Munich. His research focuses on the domestic politics of international security, foreign policy analysis, and comparative research methods. For his book Democratic Participation in Armed Conflict (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) Mello received the German Political Science Association’s dissertation award. His work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as the European Journal of International RelationsWest European PoliticsForeign Policy AnalysisBritish Journal of Politics and International Relations, and Contemporary Security Policy. This course is based on Mello’s forthcoming textbook Qualitative Comparative Analysis: Research Design and Application (Georgetown University Press).