Carsten Q. Schneider

Professor
Department of Political Science
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Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
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903
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PhD in Political and Social Science, European University Institute
Diploma in Political Science, Free University, Berlin
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Schneider is associate professor in political science at Central European University, Hungary, and founding director of the Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies (DISC). Part of his research focuses on political regime transitions and qualities of democracies. His book 'The Consolidation of Democracy in Europe and Latin America' (Routledge, 2008) has been published with Routledge. His co- authored textbook 'Set-Theoretic Methods for the Social Sciences: A Guide for Qualitative Comparative Analysis' has just been published with Cambridge University Press. Schneider has published in Comparative Sociology, Democratization, European Journal of Political Research, Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and other journals. His current project assesses the impact of socioeconomic inequalities in different market economies on qualities of democracies. Schneider is member of the Young Academy of Science in Germany and he was a Kennedy fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University for the academic year 2009–2010.

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Academic/research topics: 
democratization
qualities of democracies
set-theoretic methods
Qualitative Comparative Analysis
comparative political methodology
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Language proficiencies (spoken): 
English
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German
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Italian
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Spanish
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Publications

Book
Book Chapter
Schneider, C. Q.. "Makro-Qualitative Verfahren." In Handbuch der Transformationsforschung, edited by Raj Kollmorgen, Wolfgang Merkel and Hans-Jürgen Wagener, 221-229. Berlin: Springer, 2014.
Schneider, C. Q.. "Sind Demokratien besser als Autokratien?" In Wissenschaft 2014. Ein Kalender der Ambivalenzen, edited by Klaus Oschema, Ulrike von Luxburg and Marc Helbling, 72-73. Thorbecke, 2013.
Schneider, C. Q.. "Doktorandenprogramme." In Lehre als Abenteuer. Anregungen für eine bessere Hochschulausbildung, edited by Matthias von Klatt and Sabine Koller, 59-66. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2012.
Schneider, C. Q.. "Internationalisierung." In Lehre als Abenteuer. Anregungen für eine bessere Hochschulausbildung, edited by Matthias von Klatt and Sabine Koller, 120-124. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2012.
Schneider, C. Q., and Claudius Wagemann. "Standards guter Praxis in Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) und Fuzzy-Sets." In Neue Entwicklungen und Anwendungen auf dem Gebiet der Methoden der vergleichenden Politik- und Sozialwissenschaft, edited by Gert Pickel, hans-Joachim Lauth and Detlef Jahn, 387-412. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, 2009.
Schneider, C. Q.. "Qualitative Comparative Analysis und Fuzzy Sets." In Methoden der Politikwissenschaft: Neuere qualitative und quantitative Analyseverfahren, edited by Thomas Gschwend, Delia Schindler and Kai-Uwe Schnapp, 273-285. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2006.
Wagemann, Claudius, and C. Q. Schneider. "Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fs/QCA): ein Zwei-Stufen-Modul." In Vergleichende politikwissenschaftliche Methoden – Neue Entwicklungen und Diskussionen, edited by Gert Pickel, hans-Joachim Lauth and Detlef Jahn, 105-134. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag, 2003.
Schneider, C. Q.. "Korruption und Vertrauen in Implementationsinstitutionen: ein Vergleich Lateinamerikas mit konsolidierten Demokratien." In Rechtsstaat und Demokratie. Theoretische und empirische Studien zum Recht in der Demokratie, edited by hans-Joachim Lauth and Gert Pickel, 275-298. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag, 2001.
Book review
Schneider, C. Q.. Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, 1972-2006 In Teorell, J. (2010). Determinants of democratization: Explaining regime change in the world, 1972-2006. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. . Acta Politica., 2012.
Conference Paper
Schneider, C. Q.. "Opposition in Transition. Does Unity Bring Dictators Down? A QCA-Reanalysis of Howerd&Roessler's Study of Liberalizing Electoral Outcomes." In “Stand und Zukunft der Vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft”, organized by the Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW). Delmenhorst, 2007.
Journal Article
Wagemann, Claudius, and C. Q. Schneider. "Transparency Standards in Qualitative Comparative Analysis." Qualitative {&} Multi-Method Research Newsletter 13 (2015): 38-42.
Schneider, C. Q., and Claudius Wagemann. "Fuzzy Set are Sets: A Reply to Goertz and Mahoney." Newsletter of the APSA Organized Section for Qualitative & Multi-Method Research 11, no. Spring (2013): 19-22.
Schneider, C. Q., and Claudius Wagemann. "Are We All Set?" Newsletter of the APSA Organized Section for Qualitative & Multi-Method Research 11, no. Spring (2013): 5-8.
Thesis
Schneider, C. Q.. Patterns of consolidated democracies. Europe and Latin America compared. Florence: Thesis defended at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, 2004.
Working Paper
Schneider, C. Q., and Kristin Makszin. Gender-based participataory inequalities in real existing democracies? In DISC Working Paper Series. Budapest: CEU, Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies , 2011.
Schneider, C. Q.. Issues in Measuring Political Regimes In DISC Working Paper Series. CEU, Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies, 2010.
Schneider, C. Q.. The fuzzy-set/QCA two-step approach to middle-range theories. Prepared for delivery at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2 - September 5, 2004, Chicago, 2004.