Ilke Adam is a research professor at the Institute For European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (main affiliation) and a part-time lecturer at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She joined the IES as a Post-doctoral Research fellow in May 2009 and coordinates the Migration, Diversity and Justice research cluster since 2010. Ilke Adam holds a PhD in social and political science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2010), entitled ‘Beyond National Models? Immigrant Integration Policies of the Belgian Regions”. She also holds a Master after Master in Comparative Politics (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix en Provence) and a Master in Law (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven).
Her research interests include immigration and immigrant integration policies, multiculturalism, citizenship, discrimination, sub-state nationalism and comparative public policy. She teaches “Introduction to Political Science” in the bilingual (Dutch-French) bachelor in political science at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and coordinated a doctoral reading seminar on “Theories of Immigrant Integration (Policies)” at the Doctoral School in the Humanities of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Ilke Adam currently prepares publications on the Europeanization of immigration politics; sub-state nationalism and immigrant integration policies and religious accommodation in the workplace.