• Case Study Methods: Combining Process Tracing and Qualitative Comparative Analysis (with Patrick A. Mello).  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, under contract

Peer reviewed articles

  • International bureaucrats in the UN Security Council debates: A speaker-topic network analysis. 2021. Journal of European Public Policy, 0(0), 1–20. With S. Eckhard, R. Patz and M. Schönfeld. Journal website (open acces).
  • Mitleids- und hilfsmüdigkeit bei humanitären krisen: Zum effekt übermäßigen medienkonsums. 2021. Zeitschrift für internationale Beziehungen, 28(2), 64-82. Journal website | (still under embargo).
  • ‘We don’t do that’: A constructivist perspective on the use and non-use of private military contractors by Denmark. 2019. Cooperation and Conflict, 54(1), 25-43. journal website | post-print version.
  • Nachfrage aus dem »Westen« trifft Arbeit aus dem »Süden«. PMSCs und der Einsatz von internationalen labour supply chains in der westlichen Kriegsführung. 2017. Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, 6(2), 289-308. journal website | post-print version.
  • What the Research on PMSCs Discovered and Neglected: An Appraisal of the Literature.  2015. Contemporary Security Policy, 36(2), 321–345. journal website | post-print version.


  • The UN Security Council Debates. 2019With Mirco Schönfeld, Steffen Eckhard and Ronny Patz. Harvard dataverse.

Curious about what this is and what you can do with it?! We added a paper that explains in more detail how the data-set is constructed and that gives some first examples of what the data-set can reveal and what it can be used for. You can also find more information on this project under ‘research‘.

  • The UN Security Council debates 1995-2017. 2019. With Mirco Schönfeld, Steffen Eckhard and Ronny Patz. arXiv | direct download.

Book reviews

  • Researching Non-State Actors in International Security: Theory and Practice; Andreas Kruck and Andrea Schneiker (eds.)2018. International Affairs, 94(5), 1180–1182. Journal website | post-print version.