Publications

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Monographs

Mello, Patrick A. 2021. Qualitative Comparative Analysis: An Introduction to Research Design and Application. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

van Meegdenburg, Hilde, and Patrick A. Mello. under contract. Case-Based Methods: Combining Process Tracing and Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mello, Patrick A. 2014. Democratic Participation in Armed Conflict: Military Involvement in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Edited Handbook

Mello, Patrick A., and Falk Ostermann, eds. 2023. Routledge Handbook of Foreign Policy Analysis Methods. London: Routledge.

Edited Special Issues

Mello, Patrick A., and Stephen M. Saideman, eds. 2019. The Politics of Multinational Military Operations. Contemporary Security Policy 40 (1): 30-133.

Mello, Patrick A., and Dirk Peters, eds. 2018. Parliaments in Security Policy: Involvement, Politicisation, and Influence. British Journal of Politics and International Relations 20 (1): 3-190.

Journal Articles

Mello, Patrick A. 2022. Incentives and Constraints: A Configurational Account of European Involvement in the Anti-Daesh Coalition. European Political Science Review 14 (2): 226-244.

Ide, Tobias, and Patrick A. Mello. 2022. QCA in International Relations: A Review of Strengths, Pitfalls, and Empirical Applications. International Studies Review 24 (1): 1-20.

C. Heldt, Eugénia, Patrick A. Mello, Anna Novoselova, and Omar Ramon Serrano Oswald. 2022. When Do International Organizations Engage in Agency Slack? A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of United Nations Institutions. Global Studies Quarterly 2 (3): 1-15.

C. Heldt, Eugénia, Patrick A. Mello, Anna Novoselova, and Omar Ramon Serrano Oswald. 2022. Persistence Against the Odds: How Entrepreneurial Agents Helped the UN Joint Inspection Unit to Prevail. Global Policy 13 (2): 235-246.

Meissner, Katharina L., and Patrick A. Mello. 2022. The Unintended Consequences of UN Sanctions: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Contemporary Security Policy 43 (2): 243-273.

Mello, Patrick A. 2022. German Parliamentary Debates and Decision-Making on Afghanistan, Orient: Deutsche Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur des Orients / German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East 63 (1): 44-49.

Haesebrouck, Tim, and Patrick A. Mello. 2020. Patterns of Political Ideology and Security Policy. Foreign Policy Analysis 16 (4): 565-586.

Mello, Patrick A. 2020. Paths towards Coalition Defection: Democracies and Withdrawal from the Iraq War. European Journal of International Security 5 (1): 45-76.

Mello, Patrick A., and Stephen M. Saideman. 2019. The Politics of Multinational Military Operations. Contemporary Security Policy 40 (1): 30-37.

Mello, Patrick A. 2019. National Restrictions in Multinational Military Operations: A Conceptual Framework. Contemporary Security Policy 40 (1): 38-55.

Mello, Patrick A., and Dirk Peters. 2018. Parliaments in Security Policy: Involvement, Politicisation, and Influence. British Journal of Politics and International Relations 20 (1): 3-18.

Lagassé, Philippe, and Patrick A. Mello 2018. The Unintended Consequences of Parliamentary Involvement: Elite Collusion and the Afghanistan Deployments of Canada and Germany. British Journal of Politics and International Relations 20 (1): 135-157.

Mello, Patrick A. 2018. Perspektiven der Forschung zur Privatisierung in der Sicherheitspolitik. Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung 7 (1): 195-199.

Mello, Patrick A., Dirk Peters. 2017. Parlamente in der Friedens- und Sicherheitspolitik: Parlamentarische Kontrolle von Streitkräfteeinsätzen im Licht der Forschung. Sicherheit und Frieden 35 (2): 53-59.

Mello, Patrick A. 2017. Curbing the Royal Prerogative to Use Military Force: The British House of Commons and the Conflicts in Libya and Syria. West European Politics 40 (1): 80-100.

Mello, Patrick A. 2012. Parliamentary Peace or Partisan Politics? Democracies’ Participation in the Iraq War Journal of International Relations and Development 15 (3): 420-453.

Mello, Patrick A. 2010. In Search of New Wars: The Debate About a Transformation of War European Journal of International Relations 16 (2): 297-309.

Book Chapters

Ostermann, Falk, and Patrick A. Mello. 2023. Methods of Foreign Policy Analysis: Charting Ground, Engaging Traditions, and Opening Up Boundaries. In Routledge Handbook of Foreign Policy Analysis Methods, edited by Patrick A. Mello and Falk Ostermann. London: Routledge.

Mello, Patrick. A. 2023. Qualitative Comparative Analysis. In Routledge Handbook of Foreign Policy Analysis Methods, edited by Patrick A. Mello and Falk Ostermann. London: Routledge.

Mello, Patrick A. 2021. German Foreign Policy. In Foreign Policy Change in Europe Since 1991, edited by Jeroen Joly and Tim Haesebrouck. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 155-178.

Mello, Patrick A. 2019. Von der Bonner zur Berliner Republik: Die “Zivilmacht“ Deutschland im Spiegel parlamentarischer Debatten zu Auslandseinsätzen der Bundeswehr, 1990 bis 2018. In Zivilmacht Bundesrepublik?, edited by Klaus Brummer and Friedrich Kießling. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 295-316.

C. Heldt, Eugénia, and Patrick A. Mello. 2018. Two-Level Games in Foreign Policy Analysis. In Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis, edited by Cameron G. Thies. New York: Oxford University Press, 770-789.

Mello, Patrick A. 2018. Curbing the Royal Prerogative to Use Military Force: The British House of Commons and the Conflicts in Libya and Syria. In Challenging Executive Dominance: Legislatures and Foreign Affairs, edited by Tapio Raunio and Wolfgang Wagner. London: Routledge, 80-110.

Mello, Patrick A. 2017. Qualitative Comparative Analysis and the Study of Non-State Actors. In Researching Non-State Actors in International Security: Theory & Practice, edited by Andreas Kruck and Andrea Schneiker. London: Routledge, 123-142.

Mello, Patrick A. 2017. Democratic Peace Theory. In The Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, Volume I, edited by Paul I. Joseph. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 472-476.

Mello, Patrick A. 2017. New and Old Wars. In The Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, Volume III, edited by Paul I. Joseph. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1209-1211.

Mello, Patrick A. 2016. Asymmetric Warfare. In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, second edition, edited by George Ritzer. Hoboken: Wiley.

Book Reviews

Entscheidungsträger in der deutschen Außenpolitik: Führungseigenschaften und politische Überzeugungen der Bundeskanzler und Außenminister, by Christian Rabini, Katharina Dimmroth, Klaus Brummer, and Mischa Hansel, German Politics (Dec. 21, 2020).

The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, by Joachim A. Koops, Norrie MacQueen, Thierry Tardy, and Paul D. Williams, Political Studies Review 15: 1 (2017), 106-107.

All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention, by Carrie Booth Walling, Perspectives on Politics 14: 1 (2016), 265-266.

Asymmetrische Kriege. Eine politiktheoretische Untersuchung zur Kriegführung im 21. Jahrhundert, by Felix Wassermann, Politische Vierteljahresschrift 57: 2 (2016), 326-328.

Außenpolitikanalyse, by Klaus Brummer and Kai Oppermann, Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik 8: 4 (2015), 611-613.

Coalitions of Convenience: United States Military Interventions after the Cold War, by Sarah E. Kreps, Berlin Reviews in Social Sciences, No. 2 (2011), 1-2.

Media and Other Publications

Security Cooperation in the Global North and the Ukraine War, Interview for The Bulletin Podcast, with Smriti Rai and Jesus Renzullo, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt (30 mins.), April 29, 2022.

Paths towards Coalition Defection: Democracies and Withdrawal from the Iraq War, European Journal of International Security Blog, May 18, 2020.

Interview for The Bulletin Podcast, interviewed by Maria Brackin, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt (30 mins.), February 6, 2018.

Kriegsbeteiligung: Gegen den Willen der Bevölkerung, Katapult: Magazin für Kartografik und Sozialwissenschaft, July 6, 2016.

Essay Contribution to “Boot Camp: Ten Years of Qualitative and Multi-Method Research”, edited by Colin Elman, Qualitative & Multi-Method Research 9: 2 (2011), 13-14.