Carsten Q. Schneider
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.