Ingo Rohlfing

University of Cologne


Ingo Rohlfing is Professor for Methods of Comparative Political Research at the Cologne Center for Comparative Politics at the University of Cologne. He is doing research on social science methods with a focus on qualitative methods (case studies and process tracing), Qualitative Comparative Analysis, and multi-method research. Substantively, he is working on political parties and party competition. He is author of the monograph Case Studies and Causal Inference (Palgrave Macmillan) and has published articles in Comparative Political Studies, Political Analysis, and Sociological Methods & Research. Personal website: